Birgit Nilsson (soprano)

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Discography

Album

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1985Die Frau ohne SchattenRichard Strauss; Birgit Nilsson, Leonie Rysanek, Ruth Hesse, James King, Walter Berry, Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper & Karl Böhm1
1985GötterdämmerungWagner; Windgassen, Stewart, Neidlinger, Greindl, Nilsson, Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele, Böhm2
1985SalomeRichard Strauss; Sir Georg Solti, Birgit Nilsson, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra4
1986ElektraRichard Strauss; Nilsson, Resnik, Collier, Krause, Vienna Philharmonic, Solti2
1989AidaVerdi; Nilsson, Corelli, Bumbry, Sereni, Orchestra e Coro del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Zubin Mehta2
1990Don GiovanniW.A. Mozart; Flagello, Fischer‐Dieskau, Nilsson, Talvela, Schreier, Arroyo, Grist, Mariotti, Czech Philharmonic Chorus, Prague National Theatre Orchestra, Karl Böhm2
1991Songs by Richard Strauss and Jean SibeliusRichard Strauss, Jean Sibelius; Birgit Nilsson, Janos Solyom1
1994Macbeth (grosser opern-querschnitt) (1964 recording)Giuseppe Verdi; Birgit Nilsson, Giuseppe Taddei, Bruno Prevedi, Chor und Orchester der Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rom, Thomas Schippers1
1995GötterdämmerungWagner; Nilsson, Rysanek, Malaniuk, Aldenhoff, Uhde, Frick, Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Hans Knappertsbusch1
1996TurandotGiacomo Puccini; Birgit Nilsson, Renata Tebaldi, Jussi Björling, Giorgio Tozzi, Rome Opera Orchestra and Chorus, Erich Leinsdorf3
1996FidelioBeethoven; Nilsson, McCracken, Prey, Krause, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker, Lorin Maazel1
1998Tosca (1966 studio cast)Giacomo Puccini; Birgit Nilsson, Franco Corelli, Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau, Lorin Maazel3
2002Die WalküreRichard Wagner; Nilsson, Vickers, London, Erich Leinsdorf1
2002TannhäuserWagner; Nilsson, Windgassen, Fischer‐Dieskau, Adam, Chor und Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin, Gerdes1
2003Ritorna vincitor! the legendary Birgit NilssonBirgit Nilsson1
2007Un ballo in maschera (1960/61 Decca recording)Verdi; Carlo Bergonzi, Birgit Nilsson, Cornell MacNeil, Giulietta Simionato, Orchestra e Coro dell’Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Roma, Georg Solti1
2008Beethoven: Symphony no. 3 "Eroica" / Wagner: Siegfried’s Rhine JourneyBeethoven, Wagner; Birgit Nilsson, London Symphony Orchestra, The Covent Garden Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti1
Highlights From TurandotGiacomo Puccini; Franco Corelli, Birgit Nilsson, Renata Scotto, Orchestra of the Opera House, Rome, Chorus of the Opera House, Rome, Francesco Molinari‐Pradelli1

Album + Compilation

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1990Don Giovanni · Oberon · Tristan und Isolde · Tannhäuser · Salome u. a.Birgit Nilsson2
1994Tristan und Isolde: HighlightsWagner; Birgit Nilsson, Wolfgang Windgassen, Karl Böhm1
2000Holländer / Lohengrin / Tannhäuser / Tristan (highlights)Richard Wagner; Nilsson, Domingo, Jerusalem, Levine, Abbado, Böhm1
2003Symphony No. 6 "Pastoral" / Overtures: "Prometheus" and "Coriolan" / "Egmont" Overture and Incidental MusicBeethoven; Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer, Birgit Nilsson1

Album + Live

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1989Tosca (1969 Metropolitan Opera cast)Giacomo Puccini; Birgit Nilsson, Plácido Domingo, New York Metropolitan Orchestra, George Schick1
2005Turandot (Live, 1961-03-04, New York)Giacomo Puccini; Birgit Nilsson, Franco Corelli, Anna Moffo, Bonaldo Giaiotti, Metropolitan Opera Chorus, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Leopold Stokowski52

Unspecified type

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1979Tristan und Isolde (excerpts)Birgit Nilsson, Wiener Philharmoniker, Hans Knappertsbusch1
1998TurandotGiacomo Puccini; Birgit Nilsson, Franco Corelli, Renata Scotto1

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