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Heidi Brunner (Bianca), Wolfgang Koch (Simone) & Charles Reid (Guido Bardi)
ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, Bertrand De Billy
The vitality of Bertrand de Billy’s conducting and the richness of the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra’s playing in this 2010 concert recording are both extremely compelling. Wolfgang Koch provides... — More…
Hartmut Welker (baritone), Kurt Moll (bass), James King (tenor), Gwyneth Jones (soprano), Hans Helm (baritone), Horst R. Laubenthal (tenor), Andreas Juffinger (organ), Kaja Borris (mezzo-soprano)
RIAS Chamber Chorus, St. Hedwig's Cathedral Choir, Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, Christof Perick
A sumptuous late-Romantic score with exotic gypsy music for Esmeralda. Jones and King sound too mature for young lovers, but the performance is compelling. — More…
Jonas Kaufmann, Franz Hawlata, Regina Klepper & Thomas Dewald
WDR Rundfunkorchester Koln, Helmuth Froschauer
Kaufmann sings the hero to Hawlata's villain in this enjoyable account of Marschner's 1828 Gothic thriller, a work that influenced Wagner and which can still send a shiver down the spine. — More…
Solveig Kringelborn (soprano), Nathalie Stutzmann (contralto), Christopher Ventris (tenor), Robert Holl (bass)
Rundfunkchor Berlin & Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester, Ingo Metzmacher
WDR Rundfunkorchester Köln, Helmuth Froschauer
2 CDs($13.00) $10.50
Simone Kermes (soprano), Chen Reiss (soprano), Rainer Trost (tenor), Thomas Michael Allen (tenor), Wolfgang Holzmair (baritone), Paul Armin Edelmann (baritone), Jürgen Sacher (baritone), Ivan Paley Bass (bass)
WDR Rundfunkorchester Köln, Markus Poschner & Manuel Hernandez-Silva
I suspect many will be drawn to the set by the participation of Simone Kermes. They are unlikely to be disappointed; the role of Vespina allows full rein to Kermes’s formidable dramatic talent,... — More…
Stefan Cerny, Norman Reinhardt, Jacquelyn Wagner, Andrew Foster-Williams
ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, Constantin Trinks
The Arnold Schoenberg Choir is excellent: precise and accurate, the women sweet-toned, the men full and solid. Jacquelyn Wagner is an appealing, fresh-voiced Euryanthe; not as smooth or elegant... — More…
2 CDs($24.00) $19.25
Marc Kugel (Stromminger), Susanna von der Burg (Wally), Paulo Ferreira (Giuseppe Hagenbach), Bernd Valentin (Vincenzo Gellner), Susanne Langbein (Walter), Kristina Cosumano (Afra), Johannes Wimmer (Il Pedone, a Soldier)
Chor des Tiroler Landestheaters, Tiroler Symphonieorchester Innsbruck,...
Thomas Moser (tenor), Gabrielle Schnaut (mezzo), Siegmund Nimsgern (bass), Julia Juon (mezzo-soprano), Robert Worle (tenor), Roland Hermann (baritone), Peter Haage (tenor), Gidon Saks (bass-baritone), Gudrun Sieber (soprano), Victor van Halem (bass), Hans Helm (baritone), Johannes Werner Prein (bass),...
Fine studio recording of Schreker's first successful opera. Although Schnaut as Grete has some tuning problems, the rest of the cast is convincing and the orchestra plays with great finesse. — More…
2 CDs($14.50) $11.50