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Heidi Brunner (Bianca), Wolfgang Koch (Simone) & Charles Reid (Guido Bardi)
ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, Bertrand De Billy
The vitality of Bertrand de Billy’s conducting and the richness of the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra’s playing in this 2010 concert recording are both extremely compelling. Wolfgang Koch provides... — More…
Thomas Moser (tenor), Gabrielle Schnaut (mezzo), Siegmund Nimsgern (bass), Julia Juon (mezzo-soprano), Robert Worle (tenor), Roland Hermann (baritone), Peter Haage (tenor), Gidon Saks (bass-baritone), Gudrun Sieber (soprano), Victor van Halem (bass), Hans Helm (baritone), Johannes Werner Prein (bass),...
Fine studio recording of Schreker's first successful opera. Although Schnaut as Grete has some tuning problems, the rest of the cast is convincing and the orchestra plays with great finesse. — More…
Johan Botha (Luigi), Wolfgang Koch (Michele), Elza van den Heever (Giorgetta), Heidi Brunner (La Frugola), Charles Reid (Il Tinca/Ballad-Seller/Young Lover), Janusz Monarcha (Il Talpa), Elisabeta Marin (Young Lover)
ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, Wiener Singakademie, Bertrand de Billy
[Botha] gives what is mostly a fine account of the role of Giorgetta’s young lover Luigi, his tone vital and with a healthy ring at the top of the voice; but at times there is a suggestion of... — More…
Jonas Kaufmann, Franz Hawlata, Regina Klepper & Thomas Dewald
WDR Rundfunkorchester Koln, Helmuth Froschauer
Kaufmann sings the hero to Hawlata's villain in this enjoyable account of Marschner's 1828 Gothic thriller, a work that influenced Wagner and which can still send a shiver down the spine. — More…
Renate Behle, Roland Hermann, Reiner Goldberg, Siegfried Lorenz & Celina Lindsley
Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Stefan Soltesz
Zemlinsky's penultimate opera is surprisingly austere. Strong performances, but the lack of text and translations is disappointing as there's much spoken dialogue. — More…
Mechthild Georg (Alto), Thomas Dewald (Tenor), Anke Hoffmann (Soprano), Angele Durand (Spoken Vocals), Mojca Erdmann (Soprano), Yoo-Chang Nah (Bass), Henner Lewyhe (Tenor)
Collegium Cantandi Bonn, Helmuth Froschauer
Daniel Behle (tenor), Thomas Dewald (tenor), Maria Leyer (soprano), Karl Fäth (bass), Anneli Pfeffer (soprano), Boris Leisenheimer (tenor), Caroline Stein (soprano), Kay Stiefermann (baritone), Dominik Wortig (tenor)
WDR Rundfunkchor Köln & WDR Funkhausorchester Köln, Helmuth Froschauer
Johannes Martin Kranzle (Bumerli), Caroline Stein (Nadina Popoff), Helmut Berger (Kasimir Popoff), John Dickie (Alexius Spiridoff), Martina Borst (Mascha), Gertraud Wagner (Aurelia Popoff), Walter Raffeiner (Massakroff)
Händel Collegium Köln, Siegfried Köhler