Schigolch, you must have one of the largest collections of opera recordings in the world!
On those days, it's easy to get all kind of stuff.
One of my all time favourite recordings but I haven't listened to it for well over a year. I wanted to keep in my memory 'my' Macbeth and this time last May when I seemed to spend every weekend at ROH seeing something Macbeth related. I have the DVD now so I can always watch 'my' Macbeth if I want to re-live that time.
So I've watched that live transmission of I Capuelai e I Moenayei from Bayerischer but I've watched it with screen turned off because my internet couldn't catch up with the picture transmission so I've watched the sound only. Anna Netrebko is alive and well. Kasarova is well as well but I can tell that even more well she sung in her other performances of this role. Male crew very fine, Dimitri Pittas was nice pieces, they usually cast poor Tebaldos but he wasn't bad at all BUT I WOULD PREFER FLÓREZ anyway, all nice pieces.
"Suppose you were an idiot ... And suppose you were a member of
Congress .. But I repeat myself." -Mark Twain
Salzburg, Grosses Festspielhaus
Georges Bizet: "Carmen"
Magdalena Kozena (Carmen),
Jonas Kaufmann (Don Jose),
Kostas Smoriginas (Escamillo),
Genia Kuehmeier (Micaela),
Christian Van Horn (Zuniga),
Andrč Schuen (Morales),
Christina Landshamer (Frasquita),
Rachel Frenkel (Mercedes),
Simone Del Savio (Dancairo)
Jean-Paul Fouchecourt (Remendado)
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor,
Berliner Philharmoniker; Dirigent: Simon Rattle