Chandos - up to 30% off
To celebrate their fortieth anniversary this year, we're offering up to 30% off the whole Chandos label including downloads until 7th October 2019 (please note that the download prices shown are already discounted).
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Cheryl Barker (Katya), Jane Henschel (Kabanicha), Robert Brubaker (Boris Grigoryevich), Peter Hoare (Tichon Kabanov), Peter Wedd (Kudryash), Victoria Simmonds (Varvara), Kathleen Wilkinson (Glasha), Gwynne Howell (Dikoi); Welsh National Opera, Carlo Rizzi
…Rizzi illuminates… with almost Puccinian warmth, while keenly evoking the tightening tensions beneath. …Barker's… intense soprano, large for the role, makes Katya sound stronger than usual... — More…
Janice Watson (Jenufa), Josephine Barstow (Kostelnicka), Nigel Robson (Laca Klemen), Peter Wedd (Števa Buryja), Elizabeth Vaughan (Grandmother Buryjovka), Neal Davies (Foreman)
Welsh National Opera, Sir Charles Mackerras
Sung in Englishj
Thomas Hampson (Onegin), Kiri Te Kanawa (Tatyana), Neil Rosenshein (Lensky), Patricia Bardon (Olga), John Connell (Gremin), Nicolai Gedda (Triquet)
Chorus of Welsh National Opera, Sir Charles Mackerras
Mackerras conducts a loving, well-contoured reading with what were then his Welsh National forces. Above all, Sir Charles is aware of the sheer beauty of the composer's orchestral writing… The... — More…