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Recorded Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, UK, January 1975
Tom McDonnell (Grabuge) & Clifford Grant (Pitou), Louis Quilico (Rigoletto), Margreta Elkins (Giselda), Graham Clark (Oronte) & Clifford Grant (Pagano, a hermit), Graham Clark (Il Duca), Joan Sutherland (Gilda), Heather Begg (Maddalena) & Tom McDonnell (Rigoletto), Joan Sutherland (Norma)...
The most substantial item is the great duet from Act 2 of Bellini's Norma...Here [Sutherland's] singing is glorious, and she is ably matched by her compatriot, Heather Begg, as Adalgisa. Each... — More…
Lauris Elms (Griselda), Joan Sutherland (Ernesto), Monica Sinclair (Gualtiero), Margreta Elkins (Almirena) & Spiro Malas (Rambaldo)
The Ambrosian Singers & London Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Bonynge
with Lauris Elms moving in the title-role, this highlights version registers impressively. — More…
Margreta Elkins (Rosina), Elizabeth Harwood (Phoebe), Monica Sinclair (William), Robert Tear (Mr. Belville), Kenneth MacDonald (Captain Belville)
The Ambrosian Singers & London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Bonynge
William Shield's 1782 comedy was a firm favourite in its day and retains its simple charm in this spirited performance, with an excellent cast putting its songs over with affection and point. — More…
Franco Corelli (Dr. Faust), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Méphistophélès), Joan Sutherland (Marguerite)l, Robert Massard (Valentin), Raymond Myers (Wagner), Monica Sinclair (Marthe) & Margreta Elkins (Siebel)
Ambrosian Opera Chorus & London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Bonynge
I like Richard Bonynge’s conducting very much. It is full-blooded and zestful […] the recording is unusually bold and bright, and of that “strong” kind which sounds at its best with a high volume... — More…