Original Air Date: 02/27/1971
Böhm; Nilsson, Rysanek, Madeira, Stewart, Nagy
MOD Audio SID.19160104
This performance marks Madeira’s Met farewell, and reveals some of the vocal weakness that is surely partly resultant from her illness and death a little more than a year later. The rest of the cast, and especially Bohm are white hot. For Madeira at her best, go to the Bohm studio with Inge Borkh as Elektra. A very satisfying recording on all counts.
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