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Elīna Garanča (mezzo)
Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana, Roberto Abbado
The French items suit her slightly cool voice better. There’s a classy, moving grandeur to Didon’s ‘Adieu, fière cité’, and a lovely wistfulness to her Mignon…in short, here’s a beautifully regulated... — More…
Jonas Kaufmann (tenor)
Orchestra dell'Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Antonio Pappano
This is a wonderful disc, the most exciting and enterprising operatic recital I have heard for a very long time...Kaufmann has everything, and at the age of 40 his voice may well be in its finest... — More…
Anna Netrebko (soprano), Yusif Eyvazov (tenor)
Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Antonio Pappano
all sung with plenty of voice and abandon...when she settles into a long extract from Puccini’s Manon Lescaut, with tenor husband Yusif Eyvazov and Antonio Pappano conducting, the recital hits... — More…
Jonas Kaufmann (tenor)
Orchestra del Teatro Massimo di Palermo, Asher Fisch
Closely miked, his singing smoulders with lustrous tone and the arrangements of the (rather scrappy) Palermo orchestra conducted by Asher Fisch bring to mind feel-good Italian movies of the 1960s.... — More…
Luciano Pavarotti (tenor), Dame Joan Sutherland; Josephine Veasey, Renata Tebaldi; Helen Donath; Regina Resnik; Sherrill Milnes, Elena Suliotis; Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau; Nicolai Ghiaurov, Pilar Lorengar; Yvonne Minton; Hans Sotin, Dame Joan Sutherland; Sherrill Milnes; Martti Talvela; Clifford Grant,...
95 CDs + 6 Blu-ray Audios
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Ermonela Jaho (Zazà), Stephen Gaertner (Cascart), Riccardo Massi (Milio), Patricia Bardon (Anaide), David Stout (Bussy)
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Maurizio Benini
In this recording of the composer’s revised 1919 version of the accomplished score, conductor Maurizio Benini brings a light touch to his micro-management of BBC forces. Ermonela Jaho offers... — More…
Renée Fleming, with Saito Kaoru, Lucia Mencaroni, Barbara Vignudelli, with Paolo Cautoruccio, Marco Calabrese, Saito Kaoru, Annalisa Dessi, Carlos Gomez, Gilles Armani and Choir, with Arturo Chacón-Cruz, with Emma Latis, with Arturo Chacón-Cruz and Emma Latis, Barbara Vignudelli and Choir, with Jonas...
At its best… verismo's emotional immediacy is a gift to a performer like Renée Fleming, her voice combining luscious tone and intensity. — More…