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Kathleen Battle (soprano), Christa Ludwig (mezzo)
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, James Levine
Levine's 1989 Salzburg account would seem to have been fashioned with the delicate sensibilities of the glamorous festival audience in mind. It's a reading which dutifully pushes most of the... — More…
Werner Hollweg (Tito), Carol Neblett (Vitellia), Catherine Malfitano (Servilia), Tatiana Troyanos (Sesto), Anne Howells (Annio), Kurt Rydl (Publio)
Chor der Wiener Staatsoper & Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine
Placido Domingo (Hoffmann), Catherine Malfitano (Olympia, Antonia and Giulietta), Ann Murray (Niklausse, Hoffmann's Muse), Jose van Dam(Lindorf, Coppélius, Miracle, Dapertutto), Rémy Corazza (Andrès, Cochenille, Frantz, Pitichinaccio), Kurt Rydl (Luther, Crespel), Jocelyne Taillon (Antonia's mother),...
Digitally remastered from Austrian Radio 1963–1995
Mirella Freni (soprano), Gianni Raimondi (Rodolfo), Plácido Domingo (Rodolfo), Alberto Rinaldi (Marcello), Luciano Pavarotti (Rodolfo), Orazio Mori (Schaunard), Margarita Guglielmi (Musetta), Wolfgang Brendel (Marcello), Peter Dvorsky (Des Grieux), Luis Lima (Don Carlo), Plácido Domingo (Otello),...
the spontaneity of the theatre brings a special vividness to all of these interpretations...Freni portrays every character very touchingly indeed, especially Elisabetta...[She] blazes through... — More…
Works by Verdi, Bellini, Puccini, Giordano, Meyerbeer, Offenbach, Bizet,Tchaikovsky & Wagner
Plácido Domingo (tenor)
Chorus and Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera, Klobucar, Luisi, Karajan, Levine, Oren, Navarro, Slatkin, Santi, Albrecht, Viotti, Badea, Steinberg, Prêtre, Ozawa, Schneider, Dohnány, Stein & Domingo
…taken all in all, his is an amazing achievement. We shall not see or hear his like again in many a moon. Throughout the recorded sound is consistently true so that we feel carried back to... — More…