Viorica Ursuleac (26 March 1894 – 22 October 1985) was a Romanian operatic soprano. Viorica Ursuleac was born the daughter of a Greek Orthodox archdeacon, in Chernivtsi, which is now in Ukraine. Following training in Vienna, she made her operatic debut in Zagreb (Agram), as Charlotte in Massenet's Werther, in 1922. The soprano then appeared at the Vienna Volksoper (1924–26), Frankfurt Opera (1926–30), Vienna State Opera (1930–35), Berlin State Opera (1935–37), and Bavarian State Opera (1937–44)
Figaros Hochzeit: Wenn Die Sanften Abendwinde - Erna Berger/Viorica Ursuleac. 2. Don Juan : Reich' Mir Die Hand Mein Leben - Erna Berger/Heinrich Schlusnus. 3. Der Barbier Von Sevilla: Frag' Ich Mein Beklomm'nes Herz. 5. La Traviata: Lebt Wohl Ach Ihr Gebilde. 6. Die Lustigen Weiber Von Windsor: Nein Das Ist Wirklich Doch Zu Keck!
Viorica Ursuleac established her reputation as one of the greatest Strauss operatic sopranos. Born into a musical family, it was Queen Marie of Romania who facilitated her move towards an international career. Ursuleac later married the great Austrian conductor Clemens Krauss, thus beginning a legendary collaboration.
Erna Berger (19 October 1900 – 14 June 1990), was a German coloratura lyric soprano. She was best known for her Queen of the Night and her Konstanze. She sang the role of Zerlina in the 1954 Salzburg Festival production of Don Giovanni conducted by Wilhelm Furtwängler, released on DVD by Deutsche Grammophon. As an interpreter of Lieder, she often performed with the German pianist Sebastian Peschko. Hab's mir gelobt" on YouTube, from R. Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier, with Viorica Ursuleac and Tiana Lemnitz. php?title Erna Berger&oldid 819411100".
Soprano Vocals – Viorica Ursuleac. Soprano Vocals – Ilonka Holndonner. Soprano Vocals – Meliza Korjus. Soprano Vocals – Erna Berger. Tenor Vocals – Helge Rosvaenge. Tenor Vocals – Erich Zimmermann. Tenor Vocals – Benno Arnold. Historische Aufnahme aus dem Jahre 1935 Historical Performance Recorded On November 6, 1935. Side 1: 18:52 Side 2: 22:10 Side 3: 15:48 Side 4: 21:51.
Heinrich Schlusnus (bar). Berlin State Opera Orchestra. Le) nozze di Figaro, '(The) Marriage of Figaro', Che coave zeffiretto. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Composer. Clemens Krauss Conductor. Viorica Ursuleac (sop). Don Pasquale, Tornami a dir (Notturno). Gaetano Donizetti Composer. Erwin Baltzer Conductor. Don Giovanni, Là ci darem la mano.
Viorica Ursuleac (26 March 1894 – 22 October 1985) was a Romanian operatic soprano. Also in her repertory were the Countess Almaviva (The Marriage of Figaro), Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni), Leonore (Fidelio), Senta (Der fliegende Holländer, with Hans Hotter), Amelia Grimaldi (Simon Boccanegra), Amelia (Un ballo in maschera), Leonora (La forza del destino), Élisabeth de Valois (Don Carlos), Tosca, Minnie (La fanciulla del West), Turandot (opposite Erna Berger's Liù), Der Rosenkavalier, Ariadne auf Naxos (first as.
Commemorative stele of Erna Berger in Dresden-Cossebaude. Erna Berger (19 October 1900 – 14 June 1990), was a German coloratura lyric soprano. As Zerlina, "Vedrai, carino" on YouTube, from Mozart's Don Giovanni.
Ten of the singers included (Peter Anders, Erna Berger, Selma Kurz, Hermann Jadlowker, Lotte Lehmann, Maria Olszewska, Julius Patzak, Elisabeth Rethberg, Ernestine Schumann-Heink, Viorica Ursuleac) created operatic roles - major or minor - for Strauss. Kirsten Flagstad, of course, gave the posthumous première of the Four Last Songs. Six of them - from 1920 in remarkably clear sound -showcase the resonant, dynamically flexible and forthrightly expressive Heinrich Schlusnus (1888–1952), whose seven cuts make him the singer most honored here. Most artists get a single song, though some receive a pair and Herbert Janssen, Schumann and Richard Tauber tackle several.
|A||–Erna Berger / Heinrich Schlusnus||Reich' Mir Die Hand, Mein Leben
Baritone Vocals – Heinrich Schlusnus
|B||–Viorica Ursuleac u. Erna Berger||Wenn Die Sanften Abendlüfte (Briefduett)
Soprano Vocals – Viorica Ursuleac