Der Rosenkavalier discography

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This is a select list of recordings of Der Rosenkavalier, a three-act opera by Richard Strauss with a German-language libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal. The work was first performed at the Königliches Opernhaus in Dresden on 26 January 1911 under the direction of Max Reinhardt.

Audio[edit]

Year Cast
(Marschallin,
Octavian,
Sophie,
Ochs,
Italian singer)
Conductor
Opera house and orchestra
Label[1]
1933 Lotte Lehmann,
Maria Olszewska,
Elisabeth Schumann,
Richard Mayr,
??
Robert Heger
Vienna Philharmonic and
Vienna State Opera Chorus
Naxos "Historical"
Cat: 8.110191-92
(abridged version)
1944 Viorica Ursuleac,
Georgine von Milinkovič,
Adele Kern [de],
Ludwig Weber,
Franz Klarwein
Clemens Krauss
Munich State Opera
Vox Records[which?]
Cat: OPSX 140
(Concert Version)
1954 Maria Reining,
Sena Jurinac,
Hilde Gueden,
Ludwig Weber,
Anton Dermota
Erich Kleiber
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and
Vienna State Opera Chorus
Naxos Historical
Cat: 8.111011-13
1956 Dame Elisabeth Schwarzkopf,
Christa Ludwig,
Teresa Stich-Randall,
Otto Edelmann,
Nicolai Gedda
Herbert von Karajan
Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus
EMI
Cat: 77357
1968/69 Régine Crespin,
Yvonne Minton,
Helen Donath,
Manfred Jungwirth [de],
Luciano Pavarotti
Sir Georg Solti
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Decca
Cat: 475 9988
1969 Christa Ludwig,
Tatiana Troyanos,
Edith Mathis,
Theo Adam,
Anton de Ridder
Karl Böhm
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
(Live recording of a performance at the Salzburg Festival)
Deutsche Grammophon
Cat: 445 338-2
1971 Christa Ludwig,
Dame Gwyneth Jones,
Lucia Popp,
Walter Berry,
Plácido Domingo
Leonard Bernstein
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Sony
Cat: M3K 42546
1976 Evelyn Lear,
Frederica von Stade,
Ruth Welting,
Jules Bastin,
José Carreras
Edo de Waart
Rotterdam Philharmonic
Decca
Cat: 473 361-2
1984 Anna Tomowa-Sintow,
Agnes Baltsa,
Janet Perry,
Kurt Moll,
Vinson Cole
Herbert von Karajan
Vienna Philharmonic
Deutsche Grammophon
Cat: 423850
1990 Dame Kiri Te Kanawa,
Anne Sofie von Otter,
Barbara Hendricks,
Kurt Rydl,
Richard Leech
Bernard Haitink
Staatskapelle Dresden
EMI
Cat: 358618-2
2009 Renée Fleming,
Sophie Koch,
Diana Damrau,
Frank Hawlata,
Jonas Kaufmann
Christian Thielemann
Münchner Philharmoniker
Decca

Video[edit]

Year Cast
(Marschallin,
Octavian,
Sophie,
Ochs,
Italian singer)
Conductor
Opera house and orchestra
Label[1]
1960 Dame Elisabeth Schwarzkopf,
Sena Jurinac,
Anneliese Rothenberger,
Otto Edelmann,
Giuseppe Zampieri
Herbert von Karajan
Vienna Philharmonic,
(1960 film dir: Paul Czinner)
Videoland
Cat: VLD 379
Kultur Video
Cat.: D4686 (Blu-ray);
Restored and digitally remastered.
1979 Dame Gwyneth Jones,
Brigitte Fassbaender,
Lucia Popp,
Manfred Jungwirth [de],
Francisco Araiza
Carlos Kleiber
Bayerische Staatsoper
(Live recording of a performance at the Bavarian State Opera)
Deutsche Grammophon
Cat: 073 4072 GH2
1982 Dame Kiri Te Kanawa,
Tatiana Troyanos,
Judith Blegen,
Kurt Moll,
Luciano Pavarotti
James Levine
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
(production by Nathaniel Merrill;
live recording of a telecast on 7 October)[2]
DVD: The Metropolitan Opera
Cat. No. 811357013304[3]
1984 Anna Tomowa-Sintow,
Agnes Baltsa,
Janet Perry,
Kurt Moll,
Vinson Cole
Herbert von Karajan
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
(Live recording of a performance at the 1984 Salzburger Festspiele)
DVD: Sony
Cat: 88697296039
1985 Dame Kiri Te Kanawa,
Anne Howells,
Barbara Bonney,
Aage Haugland,
Dennis O'Neill
Sir Georg Solti
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Orchestra and Chorus
(Live recording of a performance of 14 February)
Warner Vision
Cat: 0630 19391-2
1994 Dame Felicity Lott,
Anne Sofie von Otter,
Barbara Bonney,
Kurt Moll,
Keith Ikaya-Purdy
Carlos Kleiber
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and Vienna State Opera Chorus
(Live recording of a performance at the Vienna State Opera, 24 March)
Deutsche Grammophon
Cat: 073 008-9
2004 Adrianne Pieczonka,
Angelika Kirchschlager,
Miah Persson,
Franz Hawlata,
Piotr Beczała
Semyon Bychkov
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
TDK
Cat: DVWW OPROKA
2004 Nina Stemme,
Vesselina Kasarova,
Malin Hartelius,
Alfred Muff [de],
Boiko Zvetanov
Franz Welser-Möst
Zürich Opera House
EMI
Cat: 5 44258 9
2009 Renée Fleming,
Sophie Koch,
Diana Damrau,
Franz Hawlata,
Jonas Kaufmann
Christian Thielemann
Münchner Philharmoniker and the Philharmonia Chorus, Vienna
Encore
Cat: DVD 3407
2012 Cheryl Barker,
Catherine Carby,
Emma Pearson,
Manfred Hemm,
Henry Choo
Andrew Litton,
Opera Australia
(recorded 13 and 19 October 2010)
EPC Distribution (Naxos)
DVD: OPOZ56026DVD[4]
Blu-ray: OPOZ56027BD
CD: OPOZ56028CD

References[edit]

Notes

  1. ^ a b Recordings of Der Rosenkavalier on operadis-opera-discography.org.uk
  2. ^ Met telecast of 7 October 1982 at the Met Opera Archive.
  3. ^ Recording details taken from the 2010 Met DVD of the October 1982 telecast, from the DVD collection "James Levine Celebrating 40 Years at the Met"
  4. ^ Eddins, Stephen. Der Rosenkavalier at AllMusic. Retrieved 3 December 2014.

Sources

  • "Der Rosenkavalier (1911)". The Opera Quarterly. Oxford University Press. 15 (3): 503–519. 1999. doi:10.1093/oq/15.3.503. (subscription required)
  • Discography, Schott Music, accessed 2 February 2010