4 CD / Testament / 2009-08-11Works: Hector Berlioz: Les Troyens, opera, H. 133a; Spoken Word: Jon Vickers in conversation with Jon Tolansky
Performers: Allman, Robert; Carlyle, Joan; Davies, Rhoderick; Elms, Lauris; Evans, Edgar; Kelly, David C. [Opera]; Langdon, Michael; Lewis, Ronald; Robinson, Forbes; Rouleau, Joseph; Shuard, Amy; Thebom, Blanche...
Conductors: Kubelik, Rafael
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
From our privileged position, half a century on, there may be a temptation to feel superior and to undervalue the 1957 Covent Garden Trojans and...continue...
2 CD / Testament / 2005-04-12Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Aida, opera
Performers: Baum, Kurt; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Langdon, Michael; Neri, Giulio; Simionato, Giulietta; Sutherland, Joan, Dame [Soprano vocals]; Thomas, Hector; Walters, Jesse
Conductors: Barbirolli, John
When Sir John Barbirolli first heard that he was to be working with Maria Callas, he wondered what he was in for as the myth...continue...