Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro – Highlights
Cesare Siepi / Hilde Guede / Alfred Poell / Lisa Della Casa / Hilde Rössel-Majdan / Fernando Corena / Suzanne Danco / Erick Kleiber / Wiener Philharmoniker und Staatsoperchor
Catalogue Number: ALC 1097
Number of Discs: CD
Released: June 2010
Highlights from a landmark Mozart opera recording – newly remastered and available at value price.
“another of the classics of the gramophone, beautifully played by the VPO, conducted with poise and vitality and a real sense of the drama unfolding through the music. It’s very much a Viennese performance…warm, sensuous and alive to the interplay of character – Gramophone
A legendary cast of Vienna State Opera stars and the Vienna Philharmonic under the direction of Erich Kleiber at the peak of his career were the essential ingredients in the making of this 1955 recording of Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro that is regarded as one of the greatest opera recordings ever made. Alto is pleased to make highlights from this essential recording available in a newly remastered edition at super-value price.