Invitation to the Dance Opus 65 Carl Maria Von Weber Download 'Invitation to the Dance Opus 65' on iTunes
Soprano Deborah Voigt's voice radiates through the arias of Wagner and Strauss, accompanied by Armstrong and the Bavarian Radio SO
Composer: Wagner and Strauss
Repertoire: Deborah Voigt Obsessions (Arias)
Artists: Deborah Voigt (soprano), Bavarian Radio SO/Sir Richard Armstrong
Label: EMI 557 6812
Voigt may have been dropped by the ROH for being the proverbial operatic ‘fat lady’ – but what a voice! A true dramatic soprano with a 24 horsepower sound, she cuts across the orchestra with ease and has a glorious, creamy tone and phenomenal range. She’s ideally suited to Strauss and Wagner and is electrifying in these scenes. The orchestra occasionally sounds a bit patchy but otherwise this is a fantastic record.