R Strauss: Salome

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COMPOSERS: R Strauss
LABELS: Opus Arte
WORKS: Salome
PERFORMER: Ewing, Devlin, Riegel; Royal Opera House/Edward Downes; dir. Peter Hall (London, 1992)
CATALOGUE NO: OA R3108 D

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Maria Ewing is the magnetic anti-heroine in this rather stagey production by her former husband, Peter Hall. With solid support from the other principals and conductor Edward Downes, the result is worthy rather than gripping. George Hall