Bizet: Carmen / Ludwig, Schock, Sung In German

Album cover art for upc 5099991230027
Label: EMI
Catalog: 5099991230027
Format: CD

Christa Ludwig (Carmen), Melitta Muszely (Micaëla), Ursula Schirrmacher (Frasquita), Ursula Gust (Mercédès), Rudolf Schock (Don José), Hermann Prey (Escamillo), Leopold Clam (Dancairo), Karl-Ernst Mercker (Remendado), Iwan Rebroff (Zuniga) & Georg Völker (Moralès) Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin & Berliner Symphoniker, Horst Stein

Bizet’s masterpiece sung in German by an all German cast, led by mezzo diva Christa Ludwig as Carmen, Rudolf Schock as the fiery Don José and macho-like Hermann Prey as Escamillo. A true highlight in the legendary Electrola Collection series of opera sung in German