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Regina Resnik (Klytämnestra), Birgit Nilsson (Elektra), Leonie Rysanek (Chrysothemis), Wolfgang Windgassen (Aegisth), Eberhard Waechter (Orest), Fredrick Guthrie (Der Pfleger der Orest), Margareta Sjöstedt (Vertraute), Margarita Lilova (Schleppträgerin), Gerhard Unger (Junger Diener), Herbert Lackner...
[Nilsson] is achingly tender in the recognition scene with Orestes, vividly obsequious as she lures Aegisthus to his death and tireless in her final, fatal dance...like Nilsson, [Resnik] really... — More…
Jerome Hines (Wotan), Birgit Nilsson (Brünnhilde), Hans Hopf (Siegfried), Regine Crespin (Sieglinde/Third Norn), Fritz Uhl (Siegmund), Otakar Kraus (Alberich), James Milligan (Der Wanderer), Regina Resnik (Fricka), Gottlob Frick (Hagen/Hunding), Gerhard Stolze (Loge), Thomas Stewart (Donner/Gunther),...
The Wanderer of Siegfried is the most interesting and melancholy of all the performances in this Ring. James Milligan was a 33 year old Canadian sounding too young for the Wanderer, but what... — More…
Birgit Nilsson (soprano), Grace Hoffmann (alto), Josef Traxel (tenor), Wolfgang Windgassen (tenor), Erik Sædén (baritone), Fritz Uhl (tenor), Josef Greindl (bass), Hermann Winkler (tenor), Egmont Koch (baritone)
Bayreuth Festival Chorus, Wolfgang Sawallisch
Nilsson is heard at a pre-Wieland staging of her Isolde – more flashily indulgent (the tope notes are presented as big events) but already loving and passionate in a unique way (try ‘Tod uns... — More…
Irmgard Barth (alto), Hertha Topper (contralto), Marianne Schech (soprano), Birgit Nilsson (soprano), Bernd Aldenhoff (tenor), Hermann Uhde (baritone), Gottlob Frick (bass), Leonie Rysanek (soprano), Ira Malaniuk (soprano), Otakar Kraus (baritone), Gerda Sommerschuh (soprano), Ruth Michaelis (contralto)
Birgit Nilsson (Turandot), Peter Klein (Altoum), Giuseppe di Stefano (Calaf), Leontyne Price (Liu), Nicola Zaccaria (Timur), Kostas Paskalis (Ping), Ermanno Lorenzi (Pang), Murray Dickie (Pong) & Alois Pernersdorfer (Mandarin)
Choir & Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera, Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
It's not so hard to think oneself present, especially when the recording is as vivid as this and the performance so compelling. It was a special night in Vienna. Karl Löbl wrote it up (and partly... — More…