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Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Marschallin), Christa Ludwig (Octavian), Teresa Stich-Randall (Sophie), Otto Edelmann (Ochs), Eberhard Wächter (Faninal), Ljuba Welitsch (Marianne), Paul Kuen (Valzacchi/Tierhändler), Nicolai Gedda (Italian Singer)
Philharmonia Chorus & Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan
a recording of Strauss's operatic masterpiece that, today, remains unbettered. The Philharmonia is on sparkling form and Elisabeth Schwarzkopf gives the performance of her life. Karajan's passion... — More…
Joan Sutherland (Donna Anna), Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Donna Elvira), Eberhard Wächter (Don Giovanni), Giuseppe Taddei (Leporello), Gottlob Frick (Il Commendatore), Luigi Alva (Don Ottavio), Piero Cappuccilli (Masetto), Graziella Sciutti (Zerlina), Heinrich Schmidt (harpsichord)
On CD the classic Giulini EMI set, lovingly remastered, sets the standard by which all other recordings have come to be judged. Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, as Elvira, emerges as a dominant figure... — More…
Oskar Czerwenka, Gerhard Unger, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda & Hermann Prey, Erich Witte & Michael Bohnen
Philharmonia Chorus and Orchestra, Berlin Radio Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf, Leopold Ludwig
Recorded live in the Royal Festival Hall 6th February 1961
Carlo Maria Giulini
This is a concert, not a theatre performance, and it is highly enjoyable. The BBC recording, in mono of course, is excellently balanced…Master and man are well matched Corena…is a fully rounded... — More…
Cesare Siepi, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Rafaele Arié, Elisabeth Grümmer
Vienna State Opera Chorus, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Wilhelm Furtwängler
This is an immensely and immediately impressive performance… Furtwängler's interpretation of Mozart's equivocal opera is fraught with suspense, menace and… tension. Tempos are often on the... — More…
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Prima Donna/Ariadne), Rita Streich (Zerbinetta), Irmgard Seefried (The Composer), Rudolf Schock (The Tenor/Bacchus), Alfred Neugebauer (Major Domo), Karl Dönch (The Music Teacher) (An Officer) Gerhard Unger (An Officer), Lisa Otto (Naiad), Grace Hoffman (Dryad), Anny Felbermayer...
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Marschallin), Christa Ludwig (Octavian), Teresa Stich-Randall (Sophie), Otto Edelmann (Ochs), Eberhard Wächter (Faninal), Ljuba Welitsch (Marianne), Paul Kuen (Valzacchi/Tierhändler), Kerstin Meyer (Annina), Nicolai Gedda (Italian Singer)
Philharmonia Chorus & Orchestra,...
Elisabeth Grümmer (Hänsel), Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Gretel), Else Schürhoff (Witch), Maria von Ilosvay (Mother), Josef Metternich (Father), Anny Felbermayer (Sandman, Dew Fairy)
Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan
it's remarkably good for its age and the GROC remastering used here brings out more detail than earlier incarnations. The performance is adorable - above all from Karajan...there is so much charm... — More…
Giuseppe Taddei (Figaro), Anna Moffo (Susanna), Eberhard Wächter (Count), Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Countess), Fiorenza Cossotto (Cherubino)
Philharmonia Chorus & Orchestra, Carlo Maria Giulini
coming back to it now after more than 50 years it has a lot to offer. First and foremost Giulini’s no-nonsense conducting, fresh as paint...He has at his disposal a dream-cast...[Taddei] is an... — More…
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Fiordiligi), Christa Ludwig (Dorabella), Giuseppe Taddei (Guglielmo), Alfredo Kraus (Ferrando), Hanny Steffek (Despina), Walter Berry (Don Alfonso)
Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus, Karl Böhm
Ludwig’s in fuller voice (and more alive to Dorabella’s humour and sensuality) here in 1962 than on her earlier recording for Böhm; 'Smanie implacabili' packs a real dramatic mezzo punch (she... — More…