Box Set of the Month
Christa Ludwig Edition
Marking the 90th birthday of Christa Ludwig on March 16th 2018, this box set celebrates her versatile and impressive mezzo soprano through a selection of opera, oratorio and Lieder recordings; including a powerful Suzuki on Herbert von Karajan’s Madama Butterfly. From Bach to Wagner, this edition reflects the broad scope of Ludwig’s artistic achievements with a stellar line-up of conductors…. whether Mozart with Böhm, Mahler with Karajan, Bernstein with Bernstein or Wagner with Solti. Unparalleled, Ludwig possessed a voice seamlessly joined across three registers, peerless diction and a first-hand knowledge of stagecraft.