Arabella discography

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This is a list of recordings of Arabella, a three-act opera by Richard Strauss with a German-language libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal. It was first performed on 1 July 1933, at the Dresden Sächsisches Staatstheater.

Recordings[edit]

Year Cast
(Arabella, Zdenka,
Mandryka)
Conductor,
Opera house and orchestra
Label[1]
1942 Viorica Ursuleac
Trude Eipperle
Hans Reinmar
Clemens Krauss
Salzburg Festival
CD: Opera Depot
Cat: OD 11496-2
1947 Maria Reining
Lisa della Casa
Hans Hotter
Karl Böhm
Vienna Philharmonic orchestra & chorus
CD: Deutsche Grammophon
Cat: 445 342-2
1953 Lisa della Casa
Elfride Trötschel
Hermann Uhde
Rudolf Kempe
Bavarian State Opera orchestra & chorus
(recorded at Royal Opera House on 21 Sept)
CD: Testament
Cat: SBT2 1367
1955 Eleanor Steber
Hilde Güden
George London
Rudolf Kempe
Metropolitan Opera orchestra & chorus
(recorded on 26 February; sung in English)
CD: Andromeda
Cat: ANDRCD 5013
1957 Lisa della Casa
Hilde Güden
George London
Georg Solti
Vienna Philharmonic orchestra & chorus
CD: Decca
Cat: 478 1400
1958 Lisa della Casa
Anneliese Rothenberger
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Joseph Keilberth
Vienna Philharmonic orchestra & chorus
CD: Orfeo
Cat: C651053D
1963 Lisa della Casa
Anneliese Rothenberger
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Joseph Keilberth
Bavarian State Opera orchestra & chorus
CD: Deutsche Grammophon
Cat: 477 5625
1977 Julia Varady
Edith Mathis
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Wolfgang Sawallisch
Bavarian State Opera orchestra & chorus
CD: Golden Melodram
Cat: 3.0046-2
Gundula Janowitz
Sona Ghazarian
Bernd Weikl
Georg Solti
Vienna Philharmonic orchestra & chorus
DVD: Decca
Cat: B0011WMWX4
1981 Julia Varady
Helen Donath
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Wolfgang Sawallisch
Bavarian State Opera orchestra & chorus
CD: Orfeo
Cat: C169882H
1984 Ashley Putnam
Gianna Rolandi
John Bröcheler
Bernard Haitink
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Glyndebourne Festival chorus
(recorded on 22 August)
DVD: Warner Music Vision
Cat: 0630-16912-2
1986 Kiri te Kanawa
Gabriele Fontana
Franz Grundheber
Jeffrey Tate
Royal Opera House orchestra & chorus
CD: Decca
Cat: 417 623-2
1994 Kiri te Kanawa
Marie McLaughlin
Wolfgang Brendel
Christian Thielemann
Metropolitan Opera orchestra & chorus
DVD: Deutsche Grammophon
Cat: 073 005-9
2008 Renée Fleming
Julia Kleiter
Morten Frank Larsen
Franz Welser-Möst
Zürich Opera House orchestra & chorus
DVD: Decca
Cat: 074 3263
Cat: 11380
2015 Jacquelyn Wagner
Agneta Eichenholz,
James Rutherford
Marc Albrecht
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra
CD: Challenge Classics
Cat: 72686

References[edit]

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