André Post, Claudia Patacca, Cécile van de Sant & others. Vocal Ensemble Cocu. Musica ad Rhenum. Jed Wentz, conductor.
Label: Brilliant Classics. Format: 2 CDs, boxed.
UPC: 5028421939674. Daedalus Item Code: 67203
Recorded in the 900-year-old Maria Minor Church in the Netherlands, this 2002 performance of W.A. Mozart's two-act opera features Dutch tenor André Post in the role of emperor Tito Vespasiano and ... (Read More)
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Daniel Behle, Marlis Petersen, Daniel Schmutzhard & others. Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin. RIAS Kammerchor. René Jacobs, conductor.
Label: Harmonia Mundi. Format: 3 CDs & DVD.
UPC: 794881977628. Daedalus Item Code: 67034
(A Gramophone Editor's Choice, Winner of the BBC Music Magazine Opera Award, A "Choc de Classica" selection, and recipient of the "ffff" distinction from Télérama) Increasingly regarded ... (Read More)
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Evelyn Lear, Frederica von Stade, Jules Bastin & others. Netherlands Opera Chorus. Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra. Edo de Waart, conductor.
Label: Brilliant Classics. Format: 3 CDs, boxed.
UPC: 5029365924825. Daedalus Item Code: 67190
Appearing in her signature role, Evelyn Lear is the aristocratic Feldmarschallin, and Frederica von Stade stars as her young lover Octavian, in this performance of Richard Strauss's comic opera, ... (Read More)
A classic and part of the standard repertory in his native land, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's four-act tragedy from 1898 is performed here by an all-Russian cast, recorded in 1992 at the Bolshoi ... (Read More)
Early in his career, Georg Philipp Telemann premiered many of his operas and songs at the Leipzig Opera House, en route to becoming Germany's best-known composer during the baroque era. A past ... (Read More)
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Noted for his robust and straightforward interpretations of German music in particular, Karl Böhm is very much at home on this three-disc retrospective of recordings from the 1940s and 50s. Here are ... (Read More)
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Susanna Branchini, Renzo Zulian, Marco Di Felice, Paolo Battaglia & others. Orchestra Filarmonia Veneta. Lukas Karitynos, conductor.
Label: Naxos. Format: 3 CDs, boxed.
UPC: 8007144605124. Daedalus Item Code: 57621
The definitive version of this tragic opera was first performed at Teatro alla Scala on February 7, 1869, and was acclaimed by both audiences and critics. Some questioned the plot's mixture of tragic ... (Read More)
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At the time of these 1940s–50s recordings, Arturo Toscanini (1867–1957) had long since established himself as one of the world's pre-eminent opera conductors. On three discs, Richard Wagner's oeuvre ... (Read More)
Arno Schellenberg, Margarete Teschemacher, Kurt Böhme & others. Chor der Staatsoper Dresden. Staatskapelle Dresden. Karl Elmendorff, conductor.
Label: Profil Medien. Format: 2 CDs.
UPC: 881488706055 . Daedalus Item Code: 46327
This concert recording of Carl Maria von Weber's Romantic, mystical opera of 1821 was broadcast on German radio in 1944, and omits the spoken dialogue. Weber's tale of a marksman using bullets made ... (Read More)
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Elisabeth Grummer, Rita Streich, Hans Hopf & others. Kolner Rundfunkchor & Sinfonieorchester. Erich Kleiber, conductor.
Label: Membran Music. Format: 2 CDs.
UPC: 4011222329158. Daedalus Item Code: 46093
"Erich Kleiber's peerless conducting of Weber's masterpiece over three decades became legend," writes The Metropolitan Opera Guide to Recorded Opera. The dark, mysterious forest of German ... (Read More)
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