13 CD / Testament / 2008-08-12Works: Richard Wagner: Das Rheingold; Die Walküre; Siegfried; Götterdämmerung
Performers: Allman, Robert; Bohme, Kurt [Bass Vocal]; Coates, Edith; Dalberg, Frederick; Evans, Edgar; Fisher, Sylvia; Grant, June; Hale, Una; Hotter, Hans [Baritone vocals]; Howitt, Barbara; Ilosvay, Maria von;...
Conductors: Kempe, Rudolf
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Richard Wagner's complete 'Ring' cycle led by Rudolf Kempe, recorded live at the Royal Opera House in 1957 is now available from Testament in new...continue...
2 CD / Warner Classics / 2008-07-08Works: Arthur Sullivan: Mikado
Performers: Brannigan, Owen; Cameron, John; Evans, Geraint [Baritone]; Lewis, Richard [Tenor Vocals]; Morison, Elsie; Sinclair, Jeannette; Wallace, Ian
Conductors: Sargent, Malcolm
Ensemble: Pro Arte Orchestra
BBC Music Magazine
The first and most orchestrally spirited of the Sargent G&S series, with crisp delivery from the Japanese courtiers and a top-notch pair of...continue...