Wagner: Wesendonck-Lieder

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COMPOSERS: Strauss,Wagner
LABELS: Audite
WORKS: Wagner: Wesendonck-Lieder; Strauss: Four Last Songs; operatic extracts
PERFORMER: Kirsten Flagstad (soprano); Berlin State Opera Orchestra/Georges Sebastian
CATALOGUE NO: 23.416

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The power and beauty of Flagstadā€™s voice is always a shock. In these concerts she was 57, but the splendour of her sound and the depth of her feeling make these excerpts indispensable. Michael Tanner