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Willard White, Cynthia Haymon, Damon Evans, Cynthia Clarey, Harolyn Blackwell, Bruce Hubbard, Marietta Simpson & Gregg Baker
Glyndebourne Chorus & London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle
Glyndebourne's epoch-making production, taken to the recording studio two years later, helped cement the work's reputation as one of the greatest 20th-century operas. — More…
Willard White (Porgy), Cynthia Haymon (Bess), Gregg Baker (Crown), Harolyn Blackwell (Clara), Cynthia Clarey (Serena), Marietta Simpson (Maria), Damon Evans (Sportin' Life), Bruce Hubbard (Jake)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Glyndebourne Chorus, Sir Simon Rattle
In an ideal world, operatic recordings would always evolve in this way...We've a real sense here of Gershwin's community, a feeling of oneness with the piece from singers who've not only lived... — More…