Elena Nikolaidi: In Recital (DVD)
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Elena Nikolaidi: In Recital (DVD)

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This 1961 Radio-Canada telecast preserves the art of the Greek mezzo-soprano Elena Nikolaidi in a program of music by Gluck, Wolf and Canteloube, ending with a set of two traditional Greek songs. Her accompanist is the pianist Guy Bourassa. Madame Nikolaidi was celebrated in her time for her operatic portrayals, but she was also acclaimed as a recitalist who performed with subtly imaginative acting, as is demonstrated in this video. The DVD also includes an audio-only bonus of Nikolaidi in a fascinating 1989 interview. An important document of a virtuoso who made very few recordings.
B&W, 28 minutes, 4:3, All regions