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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…
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…
José Carreras, Plácido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti
Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Zubin Mehta
Licia Albanese (Manon Lescaut), Jussi Björling (Des Grieux), Robert Merrill (Lescaut), Franco Calabrese (Geronte/Un sergente degli arcieri), Mario Carlin (Edmondo/Il maestro di ballo/Lampionaio), Anna Maria Rota (Una voce sola), Plinio Clabassi (L'oste/Un comandante di Marina)
Rome Opera House...
With Bjoerling as Des Grieux giving one of this very finest performances on disc and with Robert Merrill in glorious voice as Lescaut, the Romanian conductor Jonel Perlea conducts one of the... — More…
Jussi Bjorling (tenor), Hjödis Schymberg (Mimi), Victoria de los Angeles (Nedda), Leonard Warren (Tonio), Paul Franke (Beppe), Robert Merrill (Silvio), Victoria de los Angeles (Mimi), Lucine Amara (Musetta), Robert Merrill (Marcello), John Reardon (Schaunard), Giorgio Tozzi (Colline), Victoria de...