2 CD / Nightingale Classics / 2012-04-24Works: Gaetano Donizetti: Roberto Devereux
Performers: Bernardini, Don; Gruberova, Edita; Kim, Ettore; Ziegler, Delores
Conductors: Haider, Friedrich
Ensemble: Rhine Opera Chorus; Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra
"[Edita Gruberova's performance is] full of subtle nuance and breadth of phrase as well as vocal and dramatic power.... The balance between voices and orchestra...continue...
2 CD / Berlin Classics / 2000-03-20Works: Gioachino Rossini: Petite messe solennelle, for soloists, 2 pianos, harmonium & choir
Performers: Bernardini, Don; Blasi, Angela Maria; Fink, Marcos; Meyer, Michael; Rivinius, Paul
Conductors: Beck, Rolf
Ensemble: South German Vocal Ensemble
"...[This] is a 'simpatico' performance; light, bright, and pretty jaunty where it counts. The soloists are an adept bunch. They're happy to emote themselves into...continue...