Christa Ludwig

Mezzo-soprano. Born 16 March 1928
Christa Ludwig
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1928-03-16
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Christa Ludwig

Christa Ludwig Biography (Wikipedia)

Christa Ludwig (born 16 March 1928) is a retired German dramatic mezzo-soprano, distinguished for her performances of opera, Lieder, oratorio, and other major religious works like masses and passions, and solos contained in symphonic literature. Her career spanned from the late 1940s until the early 1990s. She is widely recognised as one of the most significant and distinguished singers of the 20th century, "with a voice of exquisite richness and, when needed breathtaking amplitude."

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Cosi fan tutte: Act I, Soave sia'il vento
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Cosi fan tutte: Act I, Soave sia'il vento
Gustav Mahler
Das Lied von der Erde: VI. Der Abschied
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Das Lied von der Erde: VI. Der Abschied
Franz Schubert
Der Hirt auf dem Felsen
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Der Hirt auf dem Felsen
Béla Bartók
'Door 5' Bluebeard's Castle Op 11
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'Door 5' Bluebeard's Castle Op 11
Leonard Bernstein
What's the use (from Candide)
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What's the use (from Candide)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Lacrimosa
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Lacrimosa
Gustav Mahler
Abschied (Das Lied von der Erde)
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Abschied (Das Lied von der Erde)
Gottfried von Einem
Der Beush Der Alten Dame (Act 1 Zwischenspiel 1)
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Der Beush Der Alten Dame (Act 1 Zwischenspiel 1)

Der Beush Der Alten Dame (Act 1 Zwischenspiel 1)

Performer
Eberhard Waechter
Fritz Sperlbauer
Karl Terkal
Ensemble
Chorus and Orchestra of Vienna State Opera
Conductor
Franz Schubert
Im Fruhling D.882
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Im Fruhling D.882
Richard Wagner
Im Treibhaus (Wesendonck Lieder)
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Im Treibhaus (Wesendonck Lieder)
Leonard Bernstein
I am easily assimilated (Candide)
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I am easily assimilated (Candide)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ah scostati!...Smanie implacabili (Così fan tutte)
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Ah scostati!...Smanie implacabili (Così fan tutte)
Alban Berg
Sieben fruhe Lieder, No. 3 Die Nachtigall
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Sieben fruhe Lieder, No. 3 Die Nachtigall
Richard Wagner
Wesendonck-Lieder, No. 3 Im Treibhaus
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Wesendonck-Lieder, No. 3 Im Treibhaus
Johannes Brahms
Von ewiger Liebe, Op. 43 No. 1
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Von ewiger Liebe, Op. 43 No. 1
Johannes Brahms
Zigeunerlieder, Op.103, Nos.1 & 235
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Zigeunerlieder, Op.103, Nos.1 & 235
Gioachino Rossini
Duetto buffo di due gatti
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Duetto buffo di due gatti
Hugo Wolf
Um Mitternacht
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Um Mitternacht
Franz Schubert
'Die Rose', D745b
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'Die Rose', D745b
Johann Sebastian Bach
Christmas Oratorio BWV 248
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Christmas Oratorio BWV 248
Giacomo Puccini
Tutti i fior (Madam Butterfly)
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Tutti i fior (Madam Butterfly)
Richard Strauss
Der Rosenkavalier (conclusion)
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Der Rosenkavalier (conclusion)
Gustav Mahler
Das Lied von der Erde: II. Der Einsame im Herbst
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Das Lied von der Erde: II. Der Einsame im Herbst
Franz Schubert
Mignon, D 321
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Mignon, D 321
Gustav Mahler
Das Lied von der Erde: 'Der Abschied'
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Das Lied von der Erde: 'Der Abschied'
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Soave sia il vento (Così fan tutte)
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Soave sia il vento (Così fan tutte)
Richard Strauss
Der Rosenkavalier: Act 3 Conclusion
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Der Rosenkavalier: Act 3 Conclusion
Richard Wagner
Tristan und Isolde: Act 2, 'O sink hernieder, Nacht der Liebe'
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Tristan und Isolde: Act 2, 'O sink hernieder, Nacht der Liebe'
Gustav Mahler
Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen (Rückert-Lieder)
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Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen (Rückert-Lieder)
Gustav Mahler
Ich atmet einen Linden Duft
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Ich atmet einen Linden Duft
Franz Schubert
Die Forelle, D 550
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Die Forelle, D 550
Franz Schubert
Erlkonig, D.328
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Erlkonig, D.328

Erlkonig, D.328

Performer
Geoffrey Parsons
Franz Schubert
Gretchen am Spinnrade, D.118
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Gretchen am Spinnrade, D.118
Gustav Mahler
Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen
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Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen
Franz Schubert
An die Musik, D 547
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An die Musik, D 547

An die Musik, D 547

Performer
Geoffrey Parsons
Richard Strauss
Hab' mir's gelobt from Der Rosenkavalier
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Hab' mir's gelobt from Der Rosenkavalier
Gustav Mahler
Symphony no.2, 'Resurrection' - v. Im Tempo des Scherzo
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Symphony no.2, 'Resurrection' - v. Im Tempo des Scherzo
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Soave sia il vento (Così fan tutte)
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Soave sia il vento (Così fan tutte)
Christa Ludwig
Abscheulicher, Fidelio
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Abscheulicher, Fidelio
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1985: Prom 11
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Royal Albert Hall
1985-07-28T06:30:14
28
Jul
1985

Proms 1985: Prom 11

Royal Albert Hall

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