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Maria Callas (Violetta), Cesare Valletti (Alfredo Germont), Mario Zanasi (Giorgio Germont), Marie Collier (Flora), Leah Roberts (Annina), Dermot Troy (Gastone), David Kelly (Dottore Grenvil), Forbes Robinson (Barone Douphol)
Royla Opera House Covent Garden, Nicola Rescigno
Astrid Varnay (The Old Woman), Gertrude Ribla (The Spinster, Ariadne), Nicoletta Carruba (The Matron) & Mario Carlin (The Husband)
Academy Symphony Orchestra of Rome, Nicola Rescigno
1950s rarity (on a libretto by Tennessee Williams) provides a vehicle for sopranos Astrid Varnay and Gertude Ribla - who's also impressive in a pioneering recording of excerpts from Berg's Wozzeck. — More…
Maria Callas (Violetta), Cesare Valletti (Alfredo), Mario Zanasi (Giorgio Germont), Marie Collier (Flora), Forbes Robinson (Barone Douphol), Ronald Lewis (Marchese d'Obigny), Leah Roberts (Annina), Dermot Troy (Gastone), David Kelly (Dottore Grenvil)
Royal Opera House Orchestra & Chorus,...
though it has been issued on various labels, this ICA Classics recording is the best I have heard...after Act 1, in which [Callas] still does many wonderful things, her performance is on a level... — More…
Maria Callas (Medea), Jon Vickers (Giasone), Fiorenza Cossotto (Neris), Nicola Zaccaria (Creonte), Joan Carlyle (Glauce), Mary Wells (First Maidservant), Elizabeth Rust (Second Maidservant) & David Allen (Captain of the Guard)
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus & Orchestra, Nicola Rescigno
[This version] would have small claims to be authentic...What is authentic is the passion and intensity that Callas brings to would become one of her greatest roles...The supporting cast is equal... — More…
Karl Schmitt-Walter (Schwanda), Betina Brucker (Dorota), Karl Friedrich (Babinsky), Christa Ludwig (Die Königin), Josef Lindlar (Der Magier), Eugen Willmann (Der Richter), Oskar Wittazscheck (Der Scharfrichter), Wolf Heide (Der Teufel), Willy Hoffmann (Der Teufels Famulus) & Hans Kasperzyk (Der...