Elektra   (Previtali;  Borkh, Zadek, Hongen, Handt, Neralic)   (2-Myto 00173)
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Elektra   (Previtali;  Borkh, Zadek, Hongen, Handt, Neralic)   (2-Myto 00173)
OP1743. ELEKTRA, Live Performance, 14 Oct., 1957, w.Previtali Cond. RAI Ensemble, Roma; Inge Borkh, Hilde Zadek, Elisabeth Hongen, Herbert Handt, Tomislav Neralic, etc.; Inge Borkh: Medea - Excerpts. (E.U.) 2-Myto 00173 - 8014399501736


"Inge Borkh was one of the great heldensoprans of the 1950s and 1960s. A consummate singing-actress with a distinctive voice and a strikingly beautiful woman, Borkh made her mark on the pages of opera history as a stunning Salome and Elektra."

- Charles H. Parsons, AMERICAN RECORD GUIDE, July/Aug., 2007

[Borkh] was a Teutonic Callas - hysterical, a wild beast in every sense, but a brilliant singer.

- Georg Solti, MEMOIRS, p.76