Verdi: Great scenes from Aida (with Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder)

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GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: Great scenes from Aida (with Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder)
Birgit Nilsson (soprano), with Grace Hoffman, Luigi Ottolini / Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, John Pritchard

[ Decca Most Wanted Recitals Vol. 31 / CD ]

Release Date: Sunday 16 October 2016

[This recording captures] the voice of the soprano at the zenith of his means. The stamp is bright and beautiful, perfect intonation, vibrato absent, acute triumphant! Technically, Nilsson is close to perfect, with perfect breath control, flawless pianissimo." Forum Opéra

Tracks:

Verdi:
Ritorna vincitor! (from Aida)
Fu la sorte dell'armi a' tuoi funesta (from Aida)
Qui Radamès verrà!... O patria mia (from Aida)
Rivedrai le foreste imbalsamate (from Aida)
La fatal pietra sovra me si chiuse (from Aida)
Birgit Nilsson (Aida), Luigi Ottolini (Radames), Louis Quilico (Amonasro)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, John Pritchard

Wagner:
Wesendonck-Lieder (5)
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis