Inge Borkh at 100

September 23, 2017, 4:30 pm

German soprano Inge Borkh turned 100 earlier this year. Larry celebrates her centenary with “In questa reggia” from Puccini’s Turandot and the “Final Scene” from Richard Strauss’ Salome.

Playlist:

Puccini: Turandot, “In Questa Reggia”
Inge Borkh with the Orquestra dell’Accademia di Santa Cecilia
Conducted by Alberto Erede
Recorded in Rome in 1955
DECCA 475 9397

Strauss: Salome, “Final Scene”
Inge Borkh with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Fritz Reiner
VICTOR 09026‐68636‐2