August 2010

wunderlich’s onegin

The talk on Twitter yesterday turned, as it often does, to Fritz Wunderlich, and the question of a complete Eugene Onegin recording came up. As far as I know, there’s only one: a live 1962 performance from Munich, with Hermann Prey in the title role, Ingeborg Bremert as Tatyana, Brigitte Fassbaender as Olga, and Joseph Keilberth conducting the Orchestra and Chorus of the Bavarian State Opera. (You can listen to the recording below, or follow the links to download it from Rapidshare.) Acts One and Two