Birgit Nilsson: Famous Opera Arias | Bluebell 7330658514301

Birgit Nilsson: Famous Opera Arias


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Label: Bluebell

Cat No: 7330658514301

Barcode: 7330658514301

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 4

Genre: Opera

Release Date: 8th March 2019



Naxos Sweden has produced several classical and jazz compilations and box sets, all available in a low price range.The great Swedish singers, Jussi Björling and Birgit Nilsson, are for example represented in excellent and newly released collections.

Birgit Nilsson (1918-2005) is the greatest international soprano Sweden ever created. This new compilation on 4 CDs presents arias from the most famous operas she performed as the leading roll. The recordings are made from 1949-1961 on some of the biggest stages and opera houses, with orchestras like Wiener Philharmoniker, Philharmonia Orchestra, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Royal Swedish Orchestra, Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, and conductors like Karl Böhm, Georg Solti, Leopold Ludwig, Leopold Stokowski and Hans Knapperstbusch.

CD1: Don Giovanni (Mozart), Der Freischütz, Oberon (Weber), Ah! Perfido, Fidelio (Beethoven), Ariadne aus Naxos, Salome (R Strauss)
CD2: Aida, La forza del destino, Macbeth (Verdi)
CD3: La fanciulla del West, Turandot (Puccini)
CD4: Don Carlo, Un ballo in maschera, Nabucco (Verdi), Tristan und Isolde (Wagner)

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