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sung in German as 'Die heimliche Ehe'
Josef Greindl (Geronimo), Erika Köth (Carolina), Lisa Otto (Elisetta), Patricia Johnson (Fidalma), Barry Mcdaniel (Graf Robinsone) & Donald Grobe (Paolino)
Deutsche Oper Berlin, Lorin Maazel (conductor) & Gustav Rudolf Sellner (stage director)
Catherine Malfitano (Salome), Leonie Rysanek (Herodias), Simon Estes (Jokanaan), Horst Hiestermann (Herod)
Berlin German Opera Orchestra, Giuseppe Sinopoli
a powerful and warmly expressive performance...Malfitano is an abrasive Salome, confident from the start, knowing exactly what she wants...Estes in his prime is a powerful Jokanaan...[Rysanek]... — More…
Recorded live at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, 2003
Chor und Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin, Kent Nagano
In a rather mixed bag, there are a number of class acts...the highlight performance of the night in respect of bringing a role alive...[is] Kasarova singing an expressive and beautifully realised... — More…
Dinara Alieva (Magda de Civry), Charles Castronovo (Ruggero Lastouc), Alexandra Hutton (Lisette), Alvaro Zambrano (Prunier), Stephen Bronk, Noel Bouley, Matthew Newlin, Thomas Lehmann, Siobhan Stagg, Elbenita Kajtazi, Stephanie Lauricella, Carlton Ford
Orchestra and Chorus of the Deutsche Oper...
Villázon shows admirable restraint in a straightforward, stylish production that contains a good deal of charm…there’s a rich darkness to [Alieva’s] voice, especially in Doretta’s Dream…Castronovo’s... — More…
79 CDs + 2 DVD Videos
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Torsten Kerl (Rienzi), Kate Aldrich (Adriano) & Camilla Nylund (Irene)
Deutsche Oper Berlin, Sebastian Lang-Lessing (conductor) & Philipp Stölzl (stage director)
no relevant filmic reference...is left unquoted in design or acting. Torsten Kerl's considerable vocal and visual impersonation of the title-role has absorbed, and reproduces, Chaplin's The Great... — More…
René Kollo (Tristan), Gwyneth Jones (Isolde), Robert Lloyd (King Marke), Gerd Feldhoff (Kurwenal) & Hanna Schwarz (Brangäne)
Orchestra of The Deutsche Oper Berlin, Jiří Kout (conductor) & Götz Friedrich (stage director)
This DVD is principally of value, as I observed at the outset, for the performance of Gwyneth Jones. She may have been frustratingly uneven as an artist, but her delivery of the climax and the... — More…
Andreas Schmidt (Oedipus), William Pell (Kreon), William Dooley (Tiresias), Lenus Carlson (Bote, messenger), William Murray (Hirte, herdsman) & Emily Golden (Jokasta)
Deutsche Oper Berlin, Christof Prick (conductor) & Götz Friedrich (stage director)
Rihm's strident score for this ancient-and-modern take on the Oedipus legend gives scope for impressive individual performances. — More…