R Strauss - Die Frau ohne Schatten
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Label: Australian Eloquence
Cat No: ELQ4807206
Number of Discs: 3
Release Date: 11th November 2016
However, it is now a standard part of the operatic repertoire, and Keilberth’s recording was made on November/December 1963 at the re-opening of the National Theatre in Munich, boasting a stellar cast which included Hertha Töpper, Jess Thomas, Martha Mödl and Hans Hotter, as well as Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Inge Borkh as the Dyer and his wife.
‘Keilberth has many good moments, particularly in the lyrical and the quieter parts of the work. […] fine, well-toned singing [from Jess Thomas] … Ingrid Bjoner gives a lovely performance of her difficult part, bringing out the essential lovableness, pathos and humility of the character and rising to all Strauss’s demands […] Inge Borkh is in magnificent voice … extraordinary brilliance of tone, and her overall conception, in all its changing moods, could not be bettered’ - Gramophone, August 1964
- The Emperor: Jess Thomas
- The Empress: Ingrid Bjoner
- The Nurse: Martha Mödl
- The Spirit-Messenger: Hans Hotter
- A Guardian of the Threshold of the Temple: Ingeborg Hallstein
- Apparition of a Young Man: Georg Paskuda
- The Voice of the Falcon: Gerda Sommerschuh
- A Voice from Above: Hertha Töpper
- Barak, the Dyer: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
- His Wife: Inge Borkh
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