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The Opera Quarterly 21.1 (2005) 207-210

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Recordings Received

Inclusion in this listing does not preclude review in future issues.

John Adams. On the Transmigration of Souls. New York Choral Artists, Brooklyn Youth Chorus, New York Philharmonic, conducted by Lorin Maazel. Nonesuch 79816

Cataldo Amodei. Cantatas. Emma Kirkby; Jakob Lindberg, theorbo; Lars Ulrik Mortensen, harpsichord. Bis (distributed by Qualiton Imports) CD-1415

Ludwig van Beethoven. Fidelio. Martha Mödl, Wolfgang Windgassen, Sena Jurinac, Rudolf Schock, Gottlob Frick, Alfred Poell, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Chorus of the Vienna Staatsoper, conducted by Wilhelm Furtwängler. Archipel (distributed by Qualiton Imports) ARPCD 0181–2

Vincenzo Bellini. I puritani. Maria Callas Giuseppe Di Stefano, Piero Campolonghi, Roberto Silva, Orchestra and Chorus of the Palacio de las Bellas Artes, Mexico [End Page 207] City, conducted by Guido Picco. Instituto Discografico Italiano (distributed by Qualiton Imports) IDIS 6410/11

Benjamin Britten. Billy Budd. Neil Schicoff, Bo Skovhus, Eric Halfvarson, Robert Bork, Wolfgang Bankl, David Cale Johnson, John Dickie, Geert Smits, Alfred sramek, John Nuzzo, Chorus and Orchestra of the Vienna Staatsoper, conducted by Donald Runnicles. Orfeo (distributed by Qualiton Imports) C 602 033D

Benjamin Britten. Peter Grimes. Glenn Winslade, Janice Watson, Anthony Michaels-Moore, Catherine Wyn-Rogers, Jill Grove, James Rutherford, Jonathan Lemalu, London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by Sir Colin Davis. LSO Live (distributed by Harmonia Mundi) LSO 0054

Georges Bizet. Carmen. Giulietta Simionato, Nicolai Gedda, Hilde Güden, Michel Roux, Graziella Sciutti, Luisa Ribacchi, Frederick Guthrie, Gino Del Signore, Mario Carlin, Enzo Sordello, Chorus of the Vienna Musikverein, Vienna Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Herbert von Karajan. Urania (distributed by Qualiton Imports) RM 11.918

Gaetano Donizetti. L'elisir d'amore. Giuseppe Di Stefano, Rosanna Carterti, Fernando Corena, Giulio Fioravanti, Silvana Zanolli, Orchestra and Chorus of La Scala, conducted by Nino Sanzogno. Myto (distributed by Qualiton Imports) MCD 042.291

Gaetano Donizetti. L'elisir d'amore. Alfredo Kraus, Luciana Serra, Alessandro Corbelli, Simone Alaimo, Patrizia Fedeli, Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro Comunale, Florence, conducted by Gianluigi Gelmetti. Living Stage (distributed by Qualiton Imports) LS 1092

Gaetano Donizetti. Maria Stuarda. Montserrat Caballé, Ina Delcampo, Pierre Duval, John Darrenkamp, Raimon Torres, Maria Coronada, Orchestra and Chorus of the Gran Teatre del Liceu, conducted by Reynald Giovaninetti. Living Stage (distributed by Qualiton Imports) LS 1056

Excellence: The Artistry of Karita Mattila. Compilation. Ondine (distributed by Koch International) ODE 10542

Kirsten Flagstad. Berlin Concert, 9 May 1952; San Francisco Concert, 1950. Kirsten Flagstad, Berlin Stadtischen Opera Orchestra, conducted by Georges Sebastian; Set Svanholm, Orchestra and Chorus of the San Francisco War Memorial Opera Association, conducted by Gaetano Merola. Urania (distributed by Qualiton Imports) URN 22.241

Carlo Gesualdo. Tenebrae Responsories for Maundy Thursday. The King's Singers. Signum (distributed by Qualiton Imports) SIGCD 048

Christoph Willibald von Gluck. Alceste. Maria Callas, Renato Garavini, Rolando Panerai, Paolo Silveri, Giuseppe Zampieri, Silvio Maionica, Orchestra and Chorus of La Scala, conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini. Instituto Discografico Italiano (distributed by Qualiton Imports) IDIS 6423/24

Edvard Grieg. Haugtussa; Other Songs. Solveig Kringelborn; Malcolm Martineau, piano. NMA (distributed by Qualiton Imports) NMA 3

Edward Grieg. Incidental Music for Sigurd Jorsalfar; Other Works for Chorus and Orchestra. Håkan Hagegård; male voices of the Bergen Philharmonic Choir, Seim Songkor, and Kor Vest; Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Ole Kristian Ruud. Bis (distributed by Qualiton Imports) SACD-1391

George Frideric Handel. Arias from Theodora and Serse and "La Lucrezia" (cantata). Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, mezzo-soprano, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conducted by Harry Bicket. Avie AV 0030

Hans Werner Henze. Die Bassariden. Loren Driscoll. Kostas Paskalis, Peter Lagger, Helmut Melchert, William Dooley, Kerstin Meyer, Ingeborg Hallstein, Vera Little, Chorus of the Vienna Staastoper, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Christoph von Dohnányi. Orfeo (distributed by Qualiton Imports) C 605 0321

Olga Makarina Sings Liszt, Tchaikovsky, and Rachmaninov. Olga Makarina; Igor [End Page 208] Uoraish, paino. Roméo Records (distributed by Qualiton Imports) 7224

Saverio Mercadante. Emma d'Antiochia. Nelly Miricioiu, Roberto Servile, Bruce Ford, Maria Costanza Nocentini, Colin Lee, Rebecca von Lipinski, Georrgry Mitchell Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by David Parry Opera Rara (distributed by Harmonia Mundi) ORC 26...


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