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Jon Vickers (Samson), Joan Carlyle (Dalila), Joan Sutherland (Israelite Woman), James Pease (Harapha), Lauris Elms (Micah), Joseph Rouleau (Manoah)
Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Raymond Leppard
It seems incredible that a singer of Heldentenor quality like Vickers could sing so stylishly in Handel, with elaborate divisions perfectly executed. Not only that, his portrayal of Samson is... — More…
Montserrat Caballé (soprano), Bernabé Martí (Raoul), Elizabeth Bainbridge (Dama), Thomas Allen (Medico), Bernabé Martí (Riccardo), Placido Domingo (Carlo), Sherrill Milnes (Rodrigo), Ruggero Raimondi (Filippo), Placido Domingo (Radames), Fiorenza Cossotto (Azucena), Elizabeth Bainbridge (Emilia),...
Kirsten Flagstad, soprano / Lauritz Melchior, tenor
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Opera House Chorus, Covent Garden, Fritz Reiner
This is an improved remastering by Ward Marston of a VAI set which received a warm welcome for preserving the rewarding partnership of Flagstad and Melchior, some would say unsurpassed in their... — More…
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
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…
Ludwig Suthaus (Tristan), Kirsten Flagstad (Isolde), Blanche Thebom (Brangaene), Josef Greindl (Konig Marke), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Kurwenal), Edgar Evans (Melot), Rudolf Schock (Hirt), Rhoderick Davies (Steuermann), Rudolf Schock (Stimme eines jungen Seemanns)
Chorus of the Royal Opera...
There were no contemporary Isoldes to better Flagstad’s any more than there was a contemporary Hamlet to outshine Gielgud’s — More…
New York Philharmonic, Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult, Constant Lambert
To have this treasurable recording of the world première [of the concerto] issued commercially is an incredibly exciting find... Solomon is dazzling - a colossal virtuoso in the Horowitz class... — More…
Maria Callas (Norma), Ebe Stignani (Adalgisa), Mirto Picchi (Pollione), Giacomo Vaghi (Oroveso), Joan Sutherland (Clotilde), Paul Asciak (Flavio)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Vittorio Gui
Virginia Zeani (Violetta Valery), William McAlpine (Alfredo Germont), Jess Walters (Giorgio Germont), Marie Collier (Flora Bervoix), Leah Roberts (Annina), Michael Langdon (Grenvil), Forbes Robinson (Il barone Douphol), John Dobson (Gastone)
Royal Opera House, Nello Santi
Joan Sutherland (Lucia), John Shaw (Enrico), Margreta Elkins (Alisa), Joseph Rouleau (Raimondo), Kenneth MacDonald (Arturo), Robert Bowman (Normanno)
Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Tullio Serafin