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Anne Sofie von Otter, Lyon National Opera Orchestra, Kent Nagano - Massenet: Werther (1997)

Anne Sofie von Otter, Lyon National Opera Orchestra, Kent Nagano - Massenet: Werther (1997)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 119:48 | 518 MB
Genre: Classical, Opera | Label: Erato | Catalog: 0630-17790-2

This is a worthy reading of one of Massenet's best scores, thoughtfully conducted by Kent Nagano. Anne Sofie von Otter combines intelligence and a beautiful voice with passion and conviction in the complicated character of Charlotte. Tenor Jerry Hadley is occasionally afflicted by a musical-theater tendency to croon but expresses most of the torments of the title role, while Dawn Upshaw makes a better-rounded character of Sophie than the average soubrette.

Anne Sofie Von Otter Meets Elvis Costello - For The Stars (2001)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at Dec. 22, 2017
Anne Sofie Von Otter Meets Elvis Costello - For The Stars (2001)

Anne Sofie Von Otter Meets Elvis Costello - For The Stars (2001)
EAC | APE (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:03:41 | 330 MB
Genre: Pop, Classical Crossover, Vocal | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Catalog: 469 530-2

For the Stars is the kind of record rock critics tend to instinctively praise because they just aren't sure if they get it, and they're afraid to lay themselves on the line. If they pan it, well, they're just junk-addled boors. If they praise it, they risk seeming uninformed, since they don't really know if it works as a classical work or not. The thing to remember is, that these kind of rock/classical crossovers belong to neither realm.

Anne Sofie von Otter - Brahms: Lieder (1991)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at Dec. 22, 2017
Anne Sofie von Otter - Brahms: Lieder (1991)

Anne Sofie von Otter - Brahms: Lieder (1991)
EAC | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:00:45 | 202 MB
Genre: Classical, Vocal | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Catalog: 429 727-2

Those who are able to follow Anne Sofie von Otter's live recitals and stage performances will have noticed how much more lively movement and physical definition there is now in the voice. This once noble, but still cool Swedish mezzo-soprano has now begun to reach out to her audiences with a more active will, a more imaginative warmth as her artistry continues to mature.
Anne Sofie von Otter, The Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra & Hannu Lintu - Sibelius: Tapiola, En saga & Songs (2017)

Anne Sofie von Otter, The Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra & Hannu Lintu - Sibelius: Tapiola, En saga & Songs (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue, log) ~ 221.71 Mb | 54:58 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Ondine - ODE 1289-5

This new release by the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Hannu Lintu is an all-Sibelius programme featuring internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter. The album includes two major tone poems by Jean Sibelius, Tapiola and En Saga, combined with a set of songs orchestrated by Aulis Sallinen (b. 1935) in 2015. Sibeliuss tone poem Tapiola, written shortly after the 7th Symphony, may be regarded as the culmination of a period that began with the Fifth Symphony, a period where Sibelius created music that grew organically out of tiny germs into huge processes. It was completed in 1926 and remained Sibeliuss last great orchestral work.
Anne Sofie von Otter, The Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra & Hannu Lintu - Sibelius: Tapiola, En saga & Songs (2017)

Anne Sofie von Otter, The Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra & Hannu Lintu - Sibelius: Tapiola, En saga & Songs
Classical, Vocal | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 54:58 min | 223 MB
Label: Ondine | Tracks: 10 | Rls.date: 2017

This new release by the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Hannu Lintu is an all-Sibelius programme featuring internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter. The album includes two major tone poems by Jean Sibelius, Tapiola and En Saga, combined with a set of songs orchestrated by Aulis Sallinen (b. 1935) in 2015. Sibeliuss tone poem Tapiola, written shortly after the 7th Symphony, may be regarded as the culmination of a period that began with the Fifth Symphony, a period where Sibelius created music that grew organically out of tiny germs into huge processes. It was completed in 1926 and remained Sibeliuss last great orchestral work.

Anne Sofie von Otter & Brooklyn Rider - So Many Things (2016)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Oct. 29, 2016
Anne Sofie von Otter & Brooklyn Rider - So Many Things (2016)

Anne Sofie von Otter & Brooklyn Rider - So Many Things
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 68:55 min | 145 MB
Label: Naive | Tracks: 13 | Rls.date: 2016

Following on from previously successful recording projects on naïve including Grammy Award-winning 'Douce France', 'Love Songs' with Brad Mehldau and Grammy Award-nominated 'Sogno Barocco', the innovative mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter joins forces with the trailblazing string quartet, Brooklyn Rider to present a new and eclectic project featuring music by iconic artists from both the classical and pop music worlds.
Offenbach - Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Jeffrey Tate, Francisco Araiza, Jessye Norman, Anne Sofie von Otter) [1992]

Offenbach - Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Jeffrey Tate, Francisco Araiza, Jessye Norman, Anne Sofie von Otter) [1992]
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers | 3cd, 717.48 MB
Classical | Label: DECCA | Catalog Number: 00289 478 2675

It would be hard to find an opera in any area of the repertory that presents so many textual problems as Les conies d'Holfmann, largely stemming from the fact that the composer died four months before the premiere early in 1881, leaving the score incomplete. The traditional text, bringing in extra material, much of it unauthentic, and leaving out a lot, was only established this century. Arthur Hammond with the Carl Rosa Company was a pioneer in attempting to sort out a more acceptable text, and his work formed the basis of the English National Opera production at the Coliseum and also the Richard Bonynge recording for Decca. Since then the discovery of no less than 1,250 autograph pages allowed Fritz Oeser to produce his monumental edition, as used extensively in the Cambreling recording for EMI (12/88 —nla)…

Douce France / Anne Sofie von Otter (2013)  Music

Posted by peotuvave at June 2, 2015
Douce France / Anne Sofie von Otter (2013)

Douce France / Anne Sofie von Otter (2013)
X Lossless Decoder | Flac (Tracks + cue + log) | 462 MB | MP3 320Kbps CBR | 249 MB | 2 CDs | Covers
Genre: Classical | Label: Naive | Catalog Number: 5343

A loving tribute to French Song, by one of the greatest voices. With exceptional sensibility and understanding of the French language, the renowned Swedish singer pays a loving homage to French melody and song. Known for her artistic journeys which transcend the borders of musical genre, Anne Sofie von Otter’s collaborations include those with Elvis Costello and Brad Mehldau, with whom she recorded her ‘Love Songs’ album on Naïve.

Anne Sofie Von Otter, Bengt Forsberg - A Summer's Day (2012)  Music

Posted by peotuvave at March 14, 2015
Anne Sofie Von Otter, Bengt Forsberg - A Summer's Day (2012)

Anne Sofie Von Otter, Bengt Forsberg - A Summer's Day (2012)
EAC Rip | Flac (Tracks + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 302 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Bis | Catalog Number: 1867

Anne Sofie von Otter, accompanied by Bengt Forsberg and joined by baritone Fredrik Zetterström for two duets, performs works by four Swedish composers whose works were all composed within a century of each other. These works provide a broad image of the early development of a Swedish Lied tradition and paved the way for the great generation of Swedish song composers, including Stenhammar, Peterson-Berger and Rangström.
Anne Sofie von Otter - Sogno Barocco (2012) [Official Digital Download]

Anne Sofie von Otter - Sogno Barocco (2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/44,1 kHz | Time - 72:07 minutes | 673 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter is an artist who continues to amaze with the undiminished luster and beauty of her voice, the depth and daring of her interpretation, and her commitment to exploring unfamiliar repertoire. Sogno Barocco is a recital of Italian songs, scenas, and operatic solos and duets drawn from the early to middle Baroque era. Dedicated to early Italian opera protagonists such as Poppea, Penelope, Diana and Helena, this clever programme gathers baroque hit duets such as Si Dolce è l tormento or Pur ti miro and the previously unreleased Provenzale cantata or Rossi's Lamento of the Swedish Queen… This delicate and subtle series of baroque jewels is performed with an amazing cast, starring French soprano Sandrine Piau, in 3 breathtaking duets, and baroque rising-star conductor Leonardo García Alarcón, one of the current darlings of Italian baroque.