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Christian Gerhaher (baritone)
Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Daniel Harding
Gerhaher's Wolfram has followers travelling all over Europe in its wake, so uniquely moving, honest and profound is his response to Wagner's role...[the Wolfram arias] display that simple integrity... — More…
Christine Brewer (Agathe), Sally Matthews (Ännchen), Lars Woldt (Kaspar), Simon O’Neill (Max), Stephan Loges (Ottokar/Zamiel), Martin Snell (Kuno), Gidon Saks (A Hermit), Marcus Farnsworth (Kilian), Lucy Hall (Bridesmaids)
London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Sir Colin Davis
This is a sincere reading of the work, but sincerity should not be confused with a lack of sophistication. The orchestral textures are pristine, the tempos and colours bracing and plaintive,... — More…
Fritz Kreisler (violin), Thomas Petre (violins), William Primrose (viola), Laurie Kennedy (cello), with Franz Rupp (piano), with Michael Raucheisen (piano), with Arpád Sándor (piano)
Berlin State Opera Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Albert Hall Orchestra, Sir Landon Ronald,...
Listening to these recordings today you can hear his remarkable sound – characterised by an almost constant, but varied vibrato. He tended to avoid using his fourth finger in order to maintain... — More…
Gerald Finley (baritone), Lucy Crowe (Zerlina), Deborah Miles-Johnson (Carmen), Emma Brain-Gabbott (Frasquita), Kathryn Jenkin (Mercedes), Geoffrey Mitchell Choir, Anne-Marie Gibbons (Maddalena), Matthew Long (Spoletta)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Edward Gardner
All essentials for a recital are present here: the featured artist in good voice, imagination capable of bringing 13 different characters to life..., apt recording decisions and on-the-pace accompaniment...Both... — More…