Posts tagged as "kathleen-battle"

Kathleen Battle Edition

June 1, 2023

A Limited Edition, Original Jackets collection showcasing the artistry of the magnificent American soprano, Kathleen Battle. Kathleen Battle enraptured opera audiences of the 1980s and 1990s. Here was a lyric soprano combining unsurpassable beauty of tone with a keen musical intelligence, a way with words and a communicative warmth that drew listeners to Strauss and […]

Donizetti: L’elisir d’amore (highlights)

May 10, 2016

James Levine assembled a cast of stars for his 1989 recording of Donizetti’s opera of potions and passions. Luciano Pavarotti (on loan from Decca) reprised the role he had recorded in July 1970 alongside Joan Sutherland and Richard Bonynge and his voice was noted to be ‘just as pure and steady’ as it was nearly […]