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Some of Ruth's recordings include...

Massenet's "Cendrillon"-- Julius Rudel conducted the Philharmonia Orchestra and the Ambrosian Opera Chorus in this sparkling production.  Ruth is in her best voice here and can be heard in her beautiful high extensions as Le Fée.  The stellar cast includes:

Cendrillon                       Frederica VonStadë
Le Prince Charmant         Nicolai Gedda
Madame De La Haltiere   Jane Berbie
Pandolfe                         Jules Bastin
La Fée                             Ruth Welting
Noemie                           Teresa Cahill
Dorothee                         Elizabeth Bainbridge

The performance was recorded at All Saints' Church in London,

Click here to listen to Ruth sing "Ah! Doucé enfant"  from Cendrillon! 

Richard Strauss "Der Rosenkavalier"

Edo de Waart conducts the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra in this three-CD set of the complete opera.  Once again, Ruth stars with Frederica VonStade, and together they make marvelous music.

Princes von Werdenberg               Evelyn Lear
Octavian Rofrano                          Frederica Von Stade
Sophie von Faninal                        Ruth Welting
Baron Ochs Auf Lerchenau             Jules Bastin
Italian Singer                                Jose Carreras

Thomas' "Mignon"
This is the finest and only complete performance of Thomas' opera available.  Ruth stars with Marilyn Horne and Frederica Von Stadë here, and the result is pure beauty.  Antonio DeAlmeida conducts the Philharmonia Orchestra.


Mignon                       Marilyn Horne
Wilhelm Meister         Alain Vanzo
Philine                       Ruth Welting
Lothario                     Nicola Zaccaria
Frederick                   Frederica Von Stadë

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