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Renée Fleming (Marschallin), Elīna Garanča (Octavian), Günther Groissböck (Baron Ochs), Erin Morley (Sophie), Markus Brück (Herr von Faninal), Matthew Polenzani (An Italian singer)
The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra & Chorus, Sebastian Weigle
Carsen reminds us that this is Vienna waltzing on the edge of a volcano…There’s no denying the care with which [Fleming] sings the role, even if she never quite manages to act from within…[Garanča]... — More…
Recorded live at Semperoper Dresden, September 2012
Renée Fleming (soprano)
Staatskapelle Dresden, Christian Thielemann
Thielemann's interpretation of Bruckner's Seventh Symphony is majestic and clean, as expected, though it falls just short of the cumulative power that the audience's warm reception suggests.... — More…
Gerald Finley (Figaro), Alison Hagley (Susanna), Andreas Schmidt (Count Almaviva), Renée Fleming (Countess Almaviva), Marie-Ange Todorovitch (Cherubino), Manfred Röhrl (Bartolo), Wendy Hillhouse (Marcellina), Robert Tear (Don Basilio), Donald Adams (Antonio), John Graham-Hall (Don Curzio), Susan Gritton...
Renee Fleming (Tatyana), Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Onegin), Ramon Vargas (Lensky) & Elena Zaremba (Olga), Sergej Aleksashkin (Gremin), Svetlana Volkova (Larina), Larissa Shevchenko (Filipyevna), Jean-Paul Fouchécourt (Triquet)
Metropolitan Opera, Valery Gergiev
Luxuriously cast but staged with restraint, Robert Carsen's production as revived by Peter McLintock has already reached wide audiences through the Met's live screenings. For one, Onegin really... — More…
Recorded live at the Salzburg Festival, August 2011
Renée Fleming (soprano)
Vienna Philharmonic, Christian Thielemann
You can immediately hear the classiness of the orchestral support...Thielemann's journey up the mountain is more a question of inner feeling than outward tone-painting...But the summit sequence... — More…
Renée Fleming (Rusalka), Piotr Beczala (Prince), Dolora Zajick (Jezibaba), John Relyea (Water Goblin), Emily Magee (Foreign Princess)
Orchestra, Ballet & Chorus of The Metropolitan Opera, Yannick Nézet-Séguin
For sumptuously costumed, traditionally picturesque opera productions, you don't need to look much further...This is favourite Fleming role and it is beautifully sung very beautifully, her creamy... — More…
José Cura (Manrico), Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Il Conte di Luna), Yvonne Naef (Azucena), Verónica Villarroel (Leonora), Tomas Tomasson (Ferrando), Gweneth-Ann Jeffers (Ines), Edgaras Montvidas (Ruiz), Thomas Barnard (Old Gypsy), Renée Fleming (Violetta), Joseph Calleja (Alfredo Germont), Thomas Hampson...
Renée Fleming (Marschallin), Franz Hawlata (Baron Ochs), Sophie Koch (Octavian), Diana Damrau (Sophie), Jonas Kaufmann (The Italian Tenor), Franz Grundheber (Faninal), Jane Henschel (Annina)
Munchner Philharmoniker, Christian Thielemann
[Fleming] speaks volumes with those expressive eyes and floats the trio's opening phrase to perfection...Sophie Koch produces rich, impassioned sounds and makes a convincing boy...Kaufmann [is]... — More…