2 CD / Andromeda / 2012-01-01Works: Carl Maria von Weber: Euryanthe, J 291/Op. 81
Performers: Bohme, Kurt [Bass Vocal]; Kraus, Otakar; Schech, Marianne; Sutherland, Joan, Dame [Soprano vocals]; Vroons, Frans
Conductors: Stiedry, Fritz
2 CD / ZYX Records / 2009-10-13Works: Franz Lehár: The Land of Smiles; The Merry Widow; Paganini
Performers: Christ, Rudolf; Equiluz, Kurt [Tenor Vocal]; Gedda, Nicolai [Tenor Vocals]; Kraus, Otakar; Kunz, Erich; Liebesberg, Else; Loose, Emmy; Mechera, Erika; Prikopa, Herbert; Rysanek, Lotte; Schwarzkopf, E...
Conductors: Ackermann, Otto; Bauer-Theussl, Franz
2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2008-10-14Works: Igor Stravinsky: Rake's Progress
Performers: Arie, Raffaele; Cuenod, Hugues; Kraus, Otakar; Rounseville, Robert; Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth [Soprano vocals]; Tangemann, Nell; Tourel, Jennie
Conductors: Stravinsky, Igor
Ensemble: Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
This is a historical recording of the opera's world premiere in 1951, conducted by Stravinsky himself....continue...
3 CD / Nimbus Records / 2008-05-01Works: Benjamin Britten: Albert Herring, Op. 39
Performers: Ashton, Roy; Cross, Joan; Dowling, Denis; Evans, Nancy; Kraus, Otakar; Lawson, Catherine; Lumsden, Norman; Parr, Gladys; Parry, Elisabeth; Pears, Peter, Sir [Tenor Vocals]; Ritchie, Margaret; Sharp, ...
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: English Opera Group Orchestra
The current recording is of a performance given by the English Opera Group, conducted by the composer and directed by Basil Coleman, in the Theatre...continue...
2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2006-08-08Works: Michael Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage, opera in 3 acts
Performers: Coates, Edith; Kraus, Otakar; Lanigan, John; Leigh, Adele; Lewis, Richard [Tenor Vocals]; Sinclair, Monica; Sutherland, Joan, Dame [Soprano vocals]
Conductors: Pritchard, John
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Michael Tippet (1905-1998) became one of the most influential and respected British composers with several major operas to his credit, of which 'The Midsummer Marriage'...continue...
1 CD / Pearl / 2005-09-06Works: Richard Wagner: Götterdämmerung
Performers: Ernster, Deszo; Harshaw, Margaret; Kraus, Otakar; Raisbeck, Rosina; Sutherland, Joan, Dame [Soprano vocals]; Svanholm, Set [Tenor Vocals]; Thomas, Marjorie; Uhde, Hermann; Wasserthal, Elfriede
Conductors: Stiedry, Fritz
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Joan Sutherland is considered one of the world's greatest Opera singers and these recordings are the earliest known of her many performances!...continue...
1 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2004-03-02Works: Franz Lehár: The Merry Widow
Performers: Gedda, Nicolai [Tenor Vocals]; Kraus, Otakar; Kunz, Erich; Kurty, Hella; Loose, Emmy; Mattoni, Andre von; Niessner, Anton; Schmidinger, Josef; Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth [Soprano vocals]
Conductors: Ackermann, Otto
Ensemble: Philharmonia Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra
"The stellar vocal soloists are, then and now, names to conjure with even the smaller roles are well and knowledgeably cast Schwarzkopf shows her seductive...continue...
The mono recording of this work with Elisabeth Schwarzkopf in the lead role, in the full bloom of her youth, is a special treat, a brilliant, fully realized version of the work that, even more helpful...continue...
4 CD / Orfeo / 1994-08-09Works: Richard Wagner: Götterdämmerung
Performers: Aldenhoff, Bernd; Barth, Irmgard; Frick, Gottlob; Kraus, Otakar; Lindermeier, Elisabeth; Malaniuk, Ira; Michaelis, Ruth; Nilsson, Birgit [Soprano Vocal]; Rysanek, Leonie; Schech, Marianne; Sommerschu...
Conductors: Knappertsbusch, Hans