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Beethoven: Fidelio - Highlights / Klemperer, Ludwig, Vickers, Frick

Beethoven / Klemperer,Otto
Release Date: 06/21/2011 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 94895   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Christa LudwigWalter BerryJon VickersGottlob Frick,   ... 
Conductor:  Otto Klemperer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia ChorusPhilharmonia Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

‘The moral force of Beethoven’s spirit sweeps aside merely practical or theatrical objections; and it is much the same with Klemperer’s reading … what we have from Dr. Klemperer is more than good: it is inspired.’ (Gramophone) ‘The moral force of Beethoven’s spirit sweeps aside merely practical or theatrical objections; and it is much the same with Klemperer’s reading … what we have from Dr. Klemperer is more than good: it is inspired.’ (Gramophone) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Fidelio, Op. 72: Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Christa Ludwig (Mezzo Soprano), Walter Berry (Bass Baritone), Jon Vickers (Tenor),
Gottlob Frick (Bass), Ingeborg Hallstein (Soprano), Gerhard Unger (Tenor),
Franz Crass (Bass Baritone), Kurt Wehofschitz (Tenor), Raymond Wolansky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Otto Klemperer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Chorus,  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1805/1814; Vienna, Austria 

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