Label : DG
Format : Flac (image + cue)
Cover : Yes

Limited edition 12-CD collection celebrating Christa Ludwig’s 90th birthday, through a selection of her legendary recordings for Deutsche Grammophon, Decca and Philips of opera and sacred arias, oratorio and Lieder.

Includes recordings with the trinity of great conductors with whom she famously worked: Karl Böhm, Herbert von Karajan and Leonard Bernstein.

Includes the first international release of a witty, endearing German interview conducted by Thomas Voigt (2007) in which Ms Ludwig discusses the conductors – Bernstein and Karajan among them – with whom she collaborated over her long and successful career.

60pp booklet with a new and exclusive interview with Gramophone editor-in-chief James Jolly (English/German) and an English transcript of the interview with Voigt.

Tracklist : The Christa Ludwig Edition