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Summer Opera Sale - up to 60% off

Until 24th August 2020, we're offering up to 60% off over 4,500 opera CDs, SACDs, DVDs and Blu-rays.

Browse: Summer Opera Sale - up to 60% off, Astrid Varnay (soprano)

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Ludwig Weber (Daland), Astrid Varnay (Senta), Wolfgang Windgassen (Erik), Elisabeth Schärtel (Mary), Josef Traxel (Der Steuermann) & Hermann Uhde (Der Holländer)

Chorus & Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival, Hans Knappertsbusch

Maestro Knappertsbusch is on the concentrated form of his 1951 Munich Tristan. …all is steely strength, realised through dynamic sensitivity and spacious tempi… Any suspicion that Astrid Varnay…... More…

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2 CDs

($21.75) $17.50

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DVD Video

($17.75) $14.25

This item is currently out of stock at the UK distributor. You may order it now but please be aware that it may be six weeks or more before it can be despatched.

Hertha Glaz, Thomas Haysward, Hans Hoffer, Set Svanhlom, Astird Varnay

New York Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus, Fritz Reiner

...a searingly dramatic performance under Fritz Reiner with a cast as starry as one could imagine. Reiner's conducting is urgent and intense from start to finish, with Hans Hotter in his prime... More…

2 CDs

($13.25) $10.50

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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…

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($7.25) $6.25

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Luciano Pavarotti (Chenier), Montserrat Caballe (Maddalena), Leo Nucci (Gerard), Kathleen Kuhlmann (Bersi), Astrid Varnay (Contessa di Coigny), Christa Ludwig (Madelon), Hugues Cuenod (Fleville)

National Philharmonic Orchestra, Welsh National Opera Chorus, Riccardo Chailly

2 CDs

($28.75) $21.50

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Leonie Rysanek (Santuzza), Plácido Domingo (Turiddu, Canio), Astrid Varnay (Mamma Lucia), Teresa Stratas (Nedda), Wolfgang Brendel (Silvio) & Benito di Bella (Alfio, Tonio)

Bavarian State Opera, Nello Santi

Domingo is magnificent as both Turiddu and [Canio]. Rysanek is a brooding, dark-toned Santuzza, but Stratas's Nedda too much the waif and stray. More…

2 CDs

($21.75) $17.50

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Astrid Varnay (Sieglinde), Ramon Vinay (Siegmund), Hans Hotter (Wotan) & Martha Mödl (Brünnhilde)

Joseph Keilberth

3 CDs

($18.00) $14.50

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Régine Crespin (Sieglinde), Fritz Uhl (Siegmund), Gottlob Frick (Hunding), Astrid Varnay (Brünnhilde), Jerome Hines (Wotan), Regina Resnik (Fricka)

Orchester der Bayreuther Festpiele, Rudolf Kempe

3 CDs

($17.25) $13.75

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Lauritz Melchior (Siegmund), Astrid Varnay (Sieglinde), Helen Traubel (Brünnhilde), Friedrich Schorr (Wotan), Kerstin Thorborg (Fricka)

New York Metropolitan Opera and Chorus, Erich Leinsdorf

an electrifying performance, starrily cast, with radio sound giving clear focus to the voices...[Melchior] is in heroic voice...Varnay is a warm Sieglinde...Traubel sings with a rock-like firmness... More…

3 CDs

($15.25) $12.25

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Ramòn Vinay (Tristan), Astrid Varnay (Isolde), Ludwig Weber (König Marke), Ira Malaniuk (Brangäne), Gustav Neidlinger (Kurwenal), Hasso Eschert (Melot), Gerhard Stolze (Ein Hirt), Theo Adam (Ein Steuermann), Eugene Tobin (Ein Junger Seemann)

Choir & Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival, Eugen...

3 CDs

($17.25) $13.75

This item is currently out of stock at the UK distributor. You may order it now but please be aware that it may be six weeks or more before it can be despatched.

No digital booklet included

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