“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 this essential recording available in a newly remastered edition at super-value price.
Lisa della Casa, Cesare Siepi, Hilde Gueden, Erich Kleiber, Vienna Philharmonic