Salome discography

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This is a partial discography for Richard Strauss' opera Salome.

Year Cast: (Salome,
Jochanaan,
Herodes,
Herodias,
Narraboth)
Conductor and orchestra Label[1]
1947 Maria Cebotari,
Marko Rothmüller,
Julius Patzak,
Elisabeth Höngen,
Karl Friedrich (de)
Clemens Krauss,
Vienna Philharmonic
(Live performance by Vienna State Opera at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden on 30 September)
CD: Gebhardt
Cat: JGCD 0011
1949 Ljuba Welitsch,
Herbert Janssen,
Frederick Jagel,
Kerstin Thorborg,
Brian Sullivan
Fritz Reiner
Metropolitan Opera House Orchestra
(Live performance the Metropolitan Opera House on 12 March)
CD: Gebhardt
Cat: JGCD 0013
1951 Inge Borkh,
Hans Hotter,
Max Lorenz,
Irmgard Barth,
Lorenz Fehenberger
Joseph Keilberth
Bavarian State Orchestra
CD: Cantus Classics
Cat: 500705
1952 Inge Borkh,
Ferdinand Frantz,
Max Lorenz,
Margarete Klose,
Franz Fehringer
Karl Schröder
Sinfonieorchester des Hessischen Rundfunks
CD: Myto
Cat: 00211
1952 Ljuba Welitsch,
Hans Hotter,
Set Svanholm,
Elisabeth Höngen,
Brian Sullivan
Fritz Reiner,
Metropolitan Opera
(Recording of a performance at the MET, 19 January)
CD: Walhall
Cat: WLCD 0201
1955 Christel Goltz,
Paul Schöffler,
Ramón Vinay,
Blanche Thrbom,
Brian Sullivan
Dimitri Mitropoulos,
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
(Recording 8 January)
CD: Walhall
Cat: WLCD 143
1958 Montserrat Caballé,
Alexander Welitsch,
Zbyslaw Wozniak,
Sabine Zimmer,
Karl Brock
Silvio Varviso,
Orchester und Chor des Opernhaus Basel
(Recording Basel, January)
CD: Gala
Cat: GL 100.799
1961 Birgit Nilsson,
Eberhard Wächter,
Gerhard Stolze,
Grace Hoffman (de),
Waldemar Kmentt
Georg Solti
Vienna Philharmonic
CD: Decca
Cat: 475 7528; 000692102 (USA)
1970 Gwyneth Jones,
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau,
Richard Cassilly,
Mignon Dunn,
Wiesław Ochman
Karl Böhm
Orchestra of the Hamburg State Opera/Hamburgischen Staatsoper
(Recording of a performance at the Hamburg State Opera, 4 November)
CD: Deutsche Grammophon
Cat: 445 319-2
1970 Montserrat Caballé,
Sherrill Milnes,
Richard Lewis,
Regina Resnik,
James King
Erich Leinsdorf
London Symphony Orchestra
CD: RCA Red Seal
Cat: 88843058482 (2)
1972 Leonie Rysanek,
Eberhard Wächter,
Hans Hopf,
Grace Hoffman,
Waldemar Kmentt
Karl Böhm
Vienna Philharmonic/Wiener Staatsoper
(Recording of a performance at the Vienna State Opera, 22 December)
CD: Opera d'Oro
Cat: OPD 7004
1974 Teresa Stratas,
Bernd Weikl,
Hans Hopf,
Astrid Varnay,
Wiesław Ochman,
Hanna Schwarz
Karl Böhm
Vienna Philharmonic
DVD: Deutsche Grammophon
Cat: DG 000907209
1977 Hildegard Behrens,
José van Dam,
Karl-Walter Böhm,
Agnes Baltsa,
Wiesław Ochman
Herbert von Karajan
Vienna Philharmonic
(Recording of a performance at the Salzburg Festival, 26 July)
CD: Celestial Audio
Cat: CA 645
1990 Jessye Norman,
James Morris,
Walter Raffeiner,
Kerstin Witt,
Richard Leech
Seiji Ozawa
Staatskapelle Dresden
CD: Philips
Cat: 432 153-2
1991 Catherine Malfitano,
Simon Estes,
Horst Hiestermann,
Leonie Rysanek,
Clemens Bieber
Giuseppe Sinopoli
Orchestra Deutsche Oper Berlin
Stage director: Petr Weigl, Video director: Brian Large
DVD: Warner Music Vision
Cat: 9031-73827-2
1991 Karen Huffstodt,
José van Dam,
Jean Dupouy,
Hélène Jossoud,
Jean-Luc Viala
Kent Nagano
Opera de Lyon Orchestra
(A recording of the French version)
CD: Virgin Classics
Cat: VCD7 91477-2
1992 Maria Ewing,
Michael Devlin,
Kenneth Riegel,
Gillian Knight,
Robin Leggate
Edward Downes
Royal Opera Chorus & The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
DVD: Opus Arte
Cat: OAR3108D
1997 Catherine Malfitano,
Bryn Terfel,
Kenneth Riegel,
Anja Silja,
Robert Gambill
Christoph von Dohnányi
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
DVD: Decca
Cat: 074105-9
2007 Nadja Michael,
Falk Struckmann,
Peter Bronder,
Iris Vermillon,
Matthias Klink
Daniel Harding
Orchestra of the Teatro alla Scala
DVD: TDKDVD
Cat: DVWW-OPSALOME
2008 Nadja Michael,
Michael Volle (de),
Thomas Moser (de),
Michaela Schuster,
Joseph Kaiser
Philippe Jordan
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Director: David McVicar
Recording of performances at the Royal Opera House on 3, 6, 8 March
DVD: Opus Arte OA0996D
2008 Karita Mattila,
Juha Uusitalo,
Kim Begley,
Ildikó Komlósi,
Joseph Kaiser
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Conductor: Patrick Summers
DVD: Sony Masterworks. Release 2011
2011 Angela Denoke,
Alan Held,
Kim Begley,
Doris Soffel,
Marcel Reijans
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Director: Nikolaus Lehnhoff
Conductor: Stefan Soltesz
DVD: Arthaus 101593

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