Eloquence - up to 35% off
In celebration of their twentieth anniversary later this year, we're offering up to 35% off all Eloquence CDs until 25th March 2019 (please note that discounts do not apply to downloads).
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Sena Jurinac (Leonore), Jan Peerce (Florestan), Gustav Neidlinger (Pizarro), Dezsö Ernster (Rocco), Maria Stader (Marzelline), Murray Dickie (Jaquino), Frederick Guthrie (Fernando)
Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper & Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Hans Knappertsbusch
this strikes me as one of the noblest recordings ever made. Knappertsbusch is deeply searching; the singers are very fine. — More…
Jess Thomas (Kaiser), Ingrid Bjoner (Kaiserin), Martha Mödl (Amme), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Barak), Inge Borkh (Färberin), Hans Hotter (Geisterbote), Gerda Sommerschuh (Stimme des Falken), Herta Töpper (Stimme von Oben)
Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Joseph Keilberth
Keilberth has many good moments, particularly in the lyrical and the quieter parts of the work. […] fine, well-toned singing [from Jess Thomas] ... Ingrid Bjoner gives a lovely performance of... — More…
and works by Strauss and Kodály
Peter Pears (Oedipus), Kerstin Meyer (Jocasta), Donald McIntyre (Creon), Benjamin Luxon (Messenger), Alec McCowen (narrator)
Sir Georg Solti
the dark sobriety and essentially lyric qualities of Stravinsky’s “opera-oratorio” are freshly and memorably conveyed in this recording — More…