Fleming as Arabella.


Richard Strauss:

From the Salzburg Easter Festival, 2014.

This year, we celebrate the 150th birthday of Richard Strauss. His opera, Arabella, is from this year´s Salzburg Easter Festival.

There is a fantastic star cast for this recording that includes Renèe Fleming, Thomas Hampson, Albert Dohmen, and Gabriela Beňačková.

With Christian Thielemann conducting the Staatskapelle Dresden, and the Sächsischer Staatsopernchor Dresden.

Here are Renée Fleming and Thomas Hampson in Richard Strauss’ “Arabella” from the Salzburg performance, 2014:



And next, here is a concert performance of “Arabella” with Renée Fleming, soprano, and Thomas Hampson, baritone, with Christian Thielemann conducting the Berliner Philharmoniker:


Finally, here are Renée Fleming and Julia Kleiter singing the sister’s scene and duet from I act of Arabella:



Tags: DVD of the month, Arabella, Renee Fleming, Richard Strauss, Salzburg, Thomas Hampson