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Stig Andersen (Siegmund), Yvonne Howard (Sieglinde), Clive Bayley (Hunding), Egils Silins (Wotan), Susan Bullock (Brünnhilde), Susan Bickley (Fricka)
Hallé, Sir Mark Elder
Elder is the driving force, with an approach that's powerfully measured and beautifully detailed, nowhere more so than in Act 1. His cast is also excellent...[Howard's] nervy, vulnerable Sieglinde... — More…
4 CDsOriginal price ($32.25) Reduced price $25.75
Susan Bullock (Salome), John Wegner (Jokanaan), Sally Burgess (Herodias), John Graham Hall (Herod Antipas), Andrew Rees (Narraboth), Rebecca de Pont Davies (Page)
Philharmonia Orchestra, Sir Charles Mackerras
…Bullock underlines the increasing insistence of Salome's demand for John's head… and keeps the meaning clear even when riding the orchestra in her love-death. If it were only for the orchestra... — More…
2 CDsOriginal price ($21.25) Reduced price $17.00
Susan Bullock, Della Jones, Ameral Gunson, Maria Tradaway, Mark Rowlinson
Leeds Festival Chorus, BBC Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier
Sancta Susanna is one of three early stage worksHindemith composed in the wake of the FirstWorld War, its companions being Mörder, Hoffnungder Frauen and Das Nusch-Nuschi, based on aplay for... — More…
CDOriginal price ($16.25) Reduced price $13.75
Susan Bullock, Louis Otey, Jacalyn Kreitzer, Charles Austin, Victoria Livengood, Herbert Eckhoff, Giovanna Manci, Robin Blitch Wiper, Malin Fritz, John Horton Murray, Graeme Broadbent
Spoleto Festival Choir & Orchestra, Richard Hickox
2 CDsOriginal price ($31.75) Reduced price $25.50
James Gilchrist (Albert), Pamela Helen Stephen (Nancy), Roderick Williams (Sid), Stephen Richardson (Mr Budd), Rebecca Evans (Miss Wordsworth), Alan Opie (Mr Gedge), Anne Collins (Mum), Susan Bullock (Lady Billows), Sally Burgess (Florence Pike)
City of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox
Richard Hickox more than any rival brings out the fun of Britten's comic chamber opera, lifting rhythms in an infectious way. The result is warm and welcoming...James Gilchrist is outstanding,... — More…
2 CDsOriginal price ($31.75) Reduced price $27.50
Susan Bullock (Queen Elizabeth I), Toby Spence (Earl of Essex), Patricia Bardon (Countess of Essex), Mark Stone (Lord Mountjoy), Kate Royal (Lady Rich), Jeremy Carpenter (Sir Robert Cecil), Clive Bayley (Sir Walter Raleigh) & Brindley Sherratt (Ballad Singer)
Royal Opera Chorus & Orchestra...
Bullock works assiduously to encompass all the moods of this singularly complex character study, but her vibrato sometimes acquires an edge. Other parts...are finely done, and Paul Daniel paces... — More…
Frank van Aken (Siegmund), Eva-Maria Westbroek (Sieglinde), Susan Bullock (Brünnhilde), Terje Stensvold (Wotan), Martina Dike (Fricka), Ain Anger (Hunding), Anja Fidelia Ulrich (Gerhilde), Mona Somm (Ortlinde), Eve-Maud Hubeaux (Waltraute), Bernadett Fodor (Schwertleite), Christiane Kohl (Helmwige),...
The great achievement here is Terje Stensvold's Wotan, doubl remarkable in that the Norwegian bass-baritone was 67 years old at the time...Stensvold understands exactly how to pace the long narration... — More…
Susan Bullock (Brunnhilde), Lance Ryan (Siegfried), Gregory Frank (Hagen), Claudia Mahnke (Waltraute/Zweite Norn), Johannes Martin Kranzle (Gunther), Anja Fidelia Ulrich (Gutrune), Jochen Schmeckenbecher (Alberich), Britta Stallmeister (Woglinde), Jenny Carlstedt (Wellgunde), Katharina Magiera (Flosshilde),...
Weigle, an experienced Wagnerian, paces the opera well, with dramatic thrust and epic expansiveness...Bullock's Brunnhilde has the spirit and plenty of it, but vocal strain is more apparent than... — More…
Lance Ryan (Siegfried), Peter Marsh (Mime), Terje Stensvold (Der Wanderer), Jochen Schmeckenbecher (Alberich), Magnús Baldvinsson (Fafner), Meredith Arwady (Erda), Susan Bullock (Brunnhilde), Kateryna Kasper (Woodbird)
Frankfurter Opern und Museumsorchester, Sebastian Weigle
Weigle conducts superbly, bringing many original and fine ideas to this amazingly fresh score and building up great momentum over entire acts...[Bullock's] awakening is shrill and insecure, but... — More…
John Graham-Hall (Peter Grimes), Susan Gritton (Ellen Orford), Christopher Purves (Balstrode), Felicity Palmer (Auntie), Ida Falk Winland (First Niece), Simona Mihai (Second Niece), Peter Hoare (Bob Boles), Daniel Okulitch (Swallow), Catherine Wyn-Rogers (Mrs. Sedley), Christopher Gillett (Rev. Horace...