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Classical Legends - podcast

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The CD is already in stores and at the same time EMI released a podcast. It's a summary of some impressions of some of the best artists of classical music on characters, scores and composers, accompanied by their own voices. Angela talks about Cio Cio San and Carmen, Rostropovich talks about his friendship with Shostakovich and Sir Tomlison shares his opinions on Wagner's music.
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EMI Classics’ illuminating new four-CD set, Classical Legends – In Their Own Words, brings listeners up close to some of the greatest artists of yesterday and today, and provides a unique and fascinating view of some of the great works that they interpreted.
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Spanning 60 years of superb artistry, the set features prominent soloists, vocalists, and conductors discussing the repertoire that they have performed, complemented by extracts from their most acclaimed EMI recordings. The new release presents an extraordinary opportunity to get inside the music through the invaluable insights of artists who have reached the pinnacle of achievement in their fields.
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The 13 featured artists are grouped on the four CDs as follows:
CD 1 – Angela Gheorghiu, Mirella Freni, Grace Bumbry
CD 2 – Jon Vickers, Nicolai Gedda, Giuseppe di Stefano
CD 3 – Roberto Alagna, Ruggero Raimondi, Sir John Tomlinson
CD 4 – Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Antonio Pappano, Evgeny Kissin, Mstislav Rostropovich
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This box can be ordered on Amazon.com
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