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Renée Fleming (Marschallin), Elīna Garanča (Octavian), Günther Groissböck (Baron Ochs), Erin Morley (Sophie), Markus Brück (Herr von Faninal), Matthew Polenzani (An Italian singer)
The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra & Chorus, Sebastian Weigle
Carsen reminds us that this is Vienna waltzing on the edge of a volcano…There’s no denying the care with which [Fleming] sings the role, even if she never quite manages to act from within…[Garanča]... — More…
A Film directed by Allan Miller
Yefim Bronfman, Renée Fleming, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Leonidas Kovakos, Uliana Lopatkina & Anna Netrebko
gives us enough of Valery Gergiev in rehearsal to validate the words bandied about so often by the man and his musicians: 'magic', 'magnet', 'atmosphere', 'human', 'beauty'. They're all here,... — More…
sung in English
Renée Fleming (Hanna Glawari), Nathan Gunn (Danilo), Kelli O’Hara (Valencienne), Alek Shrader (Camille)
The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus & Ballet, Sir Andrew Davis
Davis keeps Lehar's effervescent score bubbling along and this would be the perfect, light-hearted operatic fare to see in the New Year...There's a great sense of fun running through the entire... — More…
Tamara Rojo, Carlos Acosta, Alina Cojocaru, Leanne Benjamin, Alina Cojocaru & Johan Kobborg, Luke Heydon & Carlos Acosta, Miyako Yoshida, Steven McRae, Marianela Nunez, Thiago Soares, Christopher Saunders, William Tuckett, Darcey Bussell, Roberto Bolle, Renée Fleming, Joseph Calleja, Miah...
Plácido Domingo (Otello), Renée Fleming (Desdemona), James Morris (Iago), Richard Croft (Cassio), Charles Anthony (Rodrigo), Alexander Anisimov (Lodovico), Jane Bunnell (Emilia), Christopher Schaldenbrand (Un Araldo), Ted Lambrinos (Monatano)
The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus, James...
It is good to have so telling a reminder on DVD of Placido Domingo's masterly assumption of the role of Otello...[Fleming was] then at her freshest and purest, yet also with power, looking and... — More…
Gerald Finley (Figaro), Alison Hagley (Susanna), Andreas Schmidt (Count), Renée Fleming (Countess), Marie-Ange Todorovitch (Cherubino)
Glyndebourne Festival Opera & London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bernard Haitink (conductor) & Stephen Medcalf (director)
Gerald Finley and Alison Hagley are well-matched as the servant couple and Renee Fleming's creamy Countess is a joy. — More…
Recorded live at the Salzburg Festival, August 2011
Renée Fleming (soprano)
Vienna Philharmonic, Christian Thielemann
You can immediately hear the classiness of the orchestral support...Thielemann's journey up the mountain is more a question of inner feeling than outward tone-painting...But the summit sequence... — More…
Recorded live at Semperoper Dresden, September 2012
Renée Fleming (soprano)
Staatskapelle Dresden, Christian Thielemann
Thielemann's interpretation of Bruckner's Seventh Symphony is majestic and clean, as expected, though it falls just short of the cumulative power that the audience's warm reception suggests.... — More…
Renée Fleming (Violetta), Joseph Calleja (Alfredo Germont), Thomas Hampson (Giorgio Germont), Sarah Pring (Annina), Monika-Evelin Liiv (Flora), Haoyin Xue (Gastone), Kostas Smoriginas (Marquis d'Obigny), Eddie Wade (Baron Douphol) & Richard Wiegold (Doctor Grenvil)
The Royal Opera Chorus...
At the age of 50, [Fleming] still looks very good in the role of the doomed courtesan...[she] sounds good, too, singing with consistent skill...There's a sincerity to Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja's... — More…