New from soprano Renée Fleming - Distant Light
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New from soprano Renée Fleming - Distant Light
Soprano Renée Fleming returns with a new recital of songs and is joined by Sakari Oramo who leads the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. Her selections include Samuel Barber's famous "Knoxville: Summer of 1915" and "The Strand Settings", a four-song cycle by Anders Hillborg which was commissioned by Carnegie Hall and is dedicated to Fleming. The recital finishes with three new arrangements of songs by Bjork Gudmundsdottir.
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----- Highlights of previous releases from Renée Fleming -----
Berg: Lyric Suite; Wellesz: Sonnets by Elizabeth Barrett-Browning, Op. 52 / Emerson String Quartet; Fenée Fleming, soprano
Recommended TitleBerg: Lyric Suites; Wellesz: Sonnets
Renée Fleming, soprano; Emerson String Quartet
"Fleming sings with velvety evenness, threading her vocal line through the swirling strings... the performance of the whole work by the Emersons is remarkable." -The Guardian
Guilty Pleasures - Renée Fleming sings Berlioz, Duparc, Refice, de Falla, Tchaikovsky, Wagner, Corigliano
Recommended TitleGuilty Pleasures
Renée Fleming sings Berlioz, Duparc, Refice, de Falla, Tchaikovsky, Wagner, Corigliano
"The American soprano takes us on a whistle-stop tour of Europe on this offbeat and enjoyable album...The diva is in peachy voice throughout." -Sunday Times
Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier / Renée Fleming, Sophie Koch, Diana Damrau, Franz Hawlata, Jonas Kaufmann
Recommended TitleStrauss: Der Rosenkavalier
Renée Fleming, Sophie Koch, Diana Damrau, Franz Hawlata, Jonas Kaufmann
"We have Christian Thielemann's immaculately bittersweet conducting and Renée Fleming's Marschallin, sung and acted with superb conviction..." -The Guardian

The Art of Renee Fleming - in music of Richard Rodgers, JS Bach, Handel, Bernstein, Puccini, Schubert, Gershwin et al.
The Art of Renée Fleming
Music of Richard Rodgers, J.S. Bach, Handel, Bernstein, Schubert, Gershwin et al.
The Art of Renée Fleming brings together Renée's finest Decca recordings, including favorite arias by Pucini, Handel and Gershiwin and duets with Bryn Terfel and Placido Domingo.
Poemes: Songs by Ravel, Messiaen, Dutilleux / Renée Fleming, soprano
Recommended TitlePoemes: Songs by Ravel, Messiaen, Dutilleux
Renée Fleming, soprano
"Singer and orchestra seem to share a single perfect idea of each work, and the flawless communication between Fleming and Ozawa is especially striking in Dutilleux's 'Temps Horloge'." -American Record Guide
Mozart: Cosi Fan Tutte / Renee Fleming, Ann Sofie von Otter, Olaf Bar, Adelina Scarabelli
Recommended TitleMozart: Cosi Fan Tutte
Renée Fleming, Ann Sofie von Otter, Olaf Bar, Adelina Scarabelli
"Much is owed to the superb playing of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe. [Fleming] sings with a firm, full voice that is yet brilliant and flexible..." -Penguin Guide

Léhar: The Merry Widow / Renée Fleming, Nathan Gunn, Kelli O'Hara, Alek Shrader, Thomas Allen, Carson Elrod. MET, Andrew Davis [DVD]
Léhar: The Merry Widow
Renée Fleming, Nathan Gunn, Kelli O'Hara, Alek Shrader, Thomas Allen, Carson Elrod. MET, Andrew Davis
"Operetta as it should be presented. Perfect performances from all; first rate rich entertainment; one of Fleming's best performances. This is so much fun..." - Customer Review
DVD Video | Blu-ray Video
Dvorák: Rusalka / Renée Fleming, Dolora Zajick, Piotr Beczala, John Relyea, Emily Magee. Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin [DVD]
Dvorák: Rusalka
Renée Fleming, Dolora Zajick, Piotr Beczala, John Relyea, Emily Magee. Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin
"The strong supporting cast includes Piotr Beczala wonderful as the Prince, his tenor elegant and impassioned." -New York Times
DVD Video | Blu-ray Video
Verdi: Otello / Johan Botha, Renée Fleming, Falk Struckmann. Semyon Bychkov, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus & Ballet (live, MET 2012) [DVD]
Verdi: Otello
Johan Botha, Renée Fleming, Falk Struckmann. Semyon Bychkov, MET Opera Orchestra
"Renée Fleming's Desdemona enshrines one of her signature roles in a definitive performance: she knows exactly how to spin the gentle lines... so that they softly fill the hall." - New York Times
DVD Video | Blu-ray Video

Massenet: Thais / Lopez-Cobos/MET, Fleming, Hampson [DVD]
Massenet: Thais
Fleming; Hampson; Lopez-Cobos/MET
"Renée Fleming is vocally splendid, positively caressing Massenet's ornate vocal line with luscious ease..." - BBC
DVD Video
Verdi: La Traviata / Fleming, Villazon, Conlon/LA Opera [Blu-Ray]
Verdi: La Traviata
Fleming, Villazon, Conlon/LA Opera
"Violetta has lately become one of Fleming's signature roles. She acted the part as compellingly as she sang it," - LA Times
Blu-ray Video
Rossini: Armida / Frizza/Met, Renee Fleming, Lawrence Brownlee [DVD]
Rossini: Armida
Renée Fleming, Lawrence Brownlee; Frizza/MET
"[Fleming] has a comprehensive understanding of technique, and the particular qualities of her own voice. " - New York Times
DVD Video

Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos / Fleming, Koch, Archibald. Staatskapelle Dresden, Thielemann [DVD]
Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos
Fleming, Koch, Archibald. Staatskapelle Dresden, Thielemann
"The chief glory of the evening was hearing Renée Fleming, the Straussian soprano par excellence, making her role debut as Ariadne..." - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
DVD Video | Blu-ray Video
Handel: Rodelinda / Renée Fleming, Andreas Scholl, Joseph Kaiser, Stephanie Blythe. Harry Bicket, MET [DVD]
Handel: Rodelinda
Renée Fleming, Andreas Scholl, Joseph Kaiser, Stephanie Blythe. Harry Bicket, MET
"Baroque specialist Harry Bicket leads a reduced Met orchestra with verve, attention to detail, urgency, and few requests for heavy vibrato." - ClassicsToday.com
DVD Video | Blu-ray Video
Strauss: Capriccio / Renee Fleming, Met Opera [2 DVD]
Strauss: Capriccio
Renée Fleming, sop; Andrew Davis, MET Opera Orchestra
"The role suits her ideally at this stage of her career, and she sang splendidly. The performance over all, sensitively conducted by Andrew Davis and features a winning cast..." - New York Times
DVD Video | Blu-ray Video

Renée Fleming: Dark Hope [Digipak]
Recommended TitleDark Hope
Renée Fleming
"Comparing Fleming's covers with the originals, I can't help feeling that she has a musical finesse and an emotional authority to which those whiny juveniles could hardly aspire." -The Guardian
Homage - The Age of the Diva / Fleming, Gergiev, et al
Homage: The Age of the Diva
Renée Fleming
Acclaimed American soprano Renée Fleming enjoys particular success in roles from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when glorious vocal writing and opulent orchestrations took the art of opera to new heights.
Renée Fleming - Haunted Heart
Recommended TitleHaunted Heart
Renée Fleming; Fred Hersch, piano
Fleming brings her voice and spirit to an eclectic mix of ballads, standards and popular songs..."This is a personal journey that I have long wanted to take." -Renée Fleming

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