Browse: Salzburger Festspieldokumente (series)
Live recordings from the Salzburg Festival.
Friedrich Gulda (piano)
Dresden Staatskapelle, Franz Konwitschny
Lisa della Casa (Arabella), Anneliese Rothenberger (Zdenka), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Mandryka), Kurt Ruesche (Matteo), Otto Edelmann (Waldner), Ira Malaniuk (Adelaide), Eta Köhre (Fiakermilli), Helmut Melchert (Elemer), Georg Stern (Dominik), Lisa della Casa (soprano)
A performance recorded by DG in Munich in 1963 had the same Arabella, Mandryka and conductor.
That production originated in 1958 at the Salzburg Festival and it is a broadcast of its auspicious... — More…
Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (piano)
Michelangeli’s Bach/Busoni Chaconne is dispatched with angular dispassion on this second Salzburg Festival concert recording. The similarly cool attention to detail in the Beethoven is tempered... — 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…
Nathan Milstein (violin), Eugenio Bagnoli (piano)
Kathleen Battle (soprano), Christa Ludwig (mezzo)
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, James Levine
Levine's 1989 Salzburg account would seem to have been fashioned with the delicate sensibilities of the glamorous festival audience in mind. It's a reading which dutifully pushes most of the... — More…