Birgit Nilsson was a vocal phenomenon, ‘in a class of her own’. To celebrate her centenary, this special limited edition Box set brings together for the first time, a collection of outstanding live recordings that capture her unrivalled & uniquely powerful voice from the stage.
Fully remastered from the original tapes, this attractive set of 31 CDs & accompanying book traces her phenomenal career & presents her landmark performances like never before.
Highlights include Die Walküre from the Metropolitan Opera conducted by Herbert von Karajan, three performances of Tristan und Isolde from Bayreuth, Vienna & Orange, two performances of Elektra from Montreal & the Metropolitan Opera and the exciting Turandot with Franco Corelli and Anna Moffo, from the Metropolitan Opera conducted by Leopold Stokowski. The set also includes rarities from her concerts in Stockholm.