Judith Blegen

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Judith Blegen
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Judith Blegen is an American soprano, born April 17, 1940. She studied violin and voice at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia from 1959 to 1964, and sang with the Philadelphia Orchestra in 1963. In 1963, she also went to Italy, where she studied with Luigi Ricci.
From 1963 to 1966, Blegen sang with the Nuremberg Opera, and at the Vienna State Opera from 1968 to 1970, making her debut there as Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia. She made a successful appearance at the Santa Fe Opera in August 1969, in the role of Emily in Menotti’s satirical opera Help! Help! The Globolinks!, which was written especially for her. In January 1979, she made her Metropolitan Opera debut in New York as Papagena in The Magic Flute, becoming one of the Metropolitans's leading sopranos, singing roles such as Zerlina, Marzelline, Gilda, Sophie, Blondchen, Adele, Oscar, and Juliette. In 1975, she made her first appearance at London’s Covent Garden, and in 1977 in the Paris Opera.
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BRG72611 Judith Blegen - Catulli Carmina album art Carl Orff - Judith Blegen, Richard Kness, Eugene Ormandy, The Philadelphia Orchestra, The Temple University Choirs, Robert Page Carl Orff - Judith Blegen, Richard Kness, Eugene Ormandy, The Philadelphia Orchestra, The Temple University Choirs, Robert Page - Catulli Carmina CBS BRG72611 UK 1967 Sell This Version
MS 7387 Judith Blegen - The Medium album art Menotti*, Regina Resnik, Judith Blegen, Opera Society of Washington, Jorge Mester Menotti*, Regina Resnik, Judith Blegen, Opera Society of Washington, Jorge Mester - The Medium (Album) CBS, CBS MS 7387 US 1971 Sell This Version
31 471-6 Judith Blegen - La Bohème album art Giacomo Puccini - Montserrat Caballé, Placido Domingo, Sherrill MilnesJudith Blegen, Ruggero Raimondi, Vicente Sardinero, John Alldis Choir, London Symphony Orchestra*, Georg Solti Giacomo Puccini - Montserrat Caballé, Placido Domingo, Sherrill MilnesJudith Blegen, Ruggero Raimondi, Vicente Sardinero, John Alldis Choir, London Symphony Orchestra*, Georg Solti - La Bohème (Album) RCA Red Seal, RCA Red Seal, RCA 31 471-6 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
1R1 6357 Judith Blegen - Carmina Burana album art Carl Orff, Judith Blegen, Kenneth Riegel, Peter Binder, The Cleveland Orchestra Carl Orff, Judith Blegen, Kenneth Riegel, Peter Binder, The Cleveland Orchestra - Carmina Burana (Album) Columbia 1R1 6357 US 1974 Sell This Version
ARD2-0371 Judith Blegen - La Bohème album art Puccini*, Domingo*, Milnes*, Blegen*, Sardinero*, Raimondi*, London Philharmonic Orchestra*, The John Alldis Choir*, Georg Solti Puccini*, Domingo*, Milnes*, Blegen*, Sardinero*, Raimondi*, London Philharmonic Orchestra*, The John Alldis Choir*, Georg Solti - La Bohème(2xLP, Album, Quad + Box, Hol) RCA Red Seal ARD2-0371 US 1974 Sell This Version
CBS 73410 Judith Blegen - Harmoniemesse album art Haydn*, Judith Blegen - Frederica von Stade, Kenneth Riegel - Simon Estes, Westminster Choir*, New York Philharmonic*, Leonard Bernstein Haydn*, Judith Blegen - Frederica von Stade, Kenneth Riegel - Simon Estes, Westminster Choir*, New York Philharmonic*, Leonard Bernstein - Harmoniemesse (Album) Columbia Masterworks CBS 73410 Italy 1975 Sell This Version
CRD3-1040 Judith Blegen - Levine Conducts Mahler: Symphony No. 1 In D / Symphony No. 4 In G) album art Levine*, Mahler*, London Symphony Orchestra*, Chicago Symphony Orchestra*, Judith Blegen Levine*, Mahler*, London Symphony Orchestra*, Chicago Symphony Orchestra*, Judith Blegen - Levine Conducts Mahler: Symphony No. 1 In D / Symphony No. 4 In G) (Comp) RCA Red Seal CRD3-1040 US 1975 Sell This Version
76476 Judith Blegen - Arias and Duets album art Judith Blegen, Frederica von Stade Judith Blegen, Frederica von Stade - Arias and Duets (Album) Columbia 76476 Europe 1975 Sell This Version
ARL1 0895 Judith Blegen - Levine Conducts Mahler Symphony No. 4 In G album art Gustav Mahler, James Levine (2), Judith Blegen, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Samuel Magad Gustav Mahler, James Levine (2), Judith Blegen, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Samuel Magad - Levine Conducts Mahler Symphony No. 4 In G (Album) RCA ARL1 0895 UK 1975 Sell This Version
ARL1-1571, ARL1 1571 Judith Blegen - Songs Of Strauss And Wolf album art Judith Blegen / Strauss* . Wolf* / Martin Katz Judith Blegen / Strauss* . Wolf* / Martin Katz - Songs Of Strauss And Wolf RCA Red Seal ARL1-1571, ARL1 1571 Europe 1976 Sell This Version
40-76476 Judith Blegen - recital album art Judith Blegen, Frederica von Stade Judith Blegen, Frederica von Stade - recital(Cass) CBS 40-76476 Netherlands 1976 Sell This Version
1c 153-02 856/59 Q Judith Blegen - Die Hochzeit Des Figaro album art Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - English Chamber Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim, Teresa Berganza, Judith Blegen, Heather Harper, Geraint Evans, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - English Chamber Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim, Teresa Berganza, Judith Blegen, Heather Harper, Geraint Evans, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau - Die Hochzeit Des Figaro (Album) His Master's Voice, Die Stimme Seines Herrn 1c 153-02 856/59 Q Germany 1977 Sell This Version
6.42395 AW Judith Blegen - Te Deum / Messe Nr.2 album art Anton Bruckner, Judith Blegen, Margarita Lilowa*, Claes H. Ahnsjö*, Peter Meven, Chor Der Wiener Staatsoper*, Wiener Philharmoniker, Zubin Mehta Anton Bruckner, Judith Blegen, Margarita Lilowa*, Claes H. Ahnsjö*, Peter Meven, Chor Der Wiener Staatsoper*, Wiener Philharmoniker, Zubin Mehta - Te Deum / Messe Nr.2 Decca 6.42395 AW Germany 1977 Sell This Version
76636 Judith Blegen - Cantata-Su Le Sponde Del Tebro; Aires & Arias album art Alessandro Scarlatti / Georg Friedrich Händel - Judith Blegen, Gerard Schwarz Alessandro Scarlatti / Georg Friedrich Händel - Judith Blegen, Gerard Schwarz - Cantata-Su Le Sponde Del Tebro; Aires & Arias CBS, Columbia Masterworks 76636 Netherlands 1977 Sell This Version
M 34551 Judith Blegen - Poulenc: Gloria / Stravinsky: Symphony Of Psalms album art Leonard Bernstein, The New York Philharmonic Orchestra, English Bach Festival Chorus, The London Symphony Orchestra, Judith Blegen, Westminster Choir* Leonard Bernstein, The New York Philharmonic Orchestra, English Bach Festival Chorus, The London Symphony Orchestra, Judith Blegen, Westminster Choir* - Poulenc: Gloria / Stravinsky: Symphony Of Psalms (Album, Comp) Columbia Masterworks M 34551 US 1977 Sell This Version
M 35100 Judith Blegen - Lord Nelson Mass (No. 9 In D Minor) album art Haydn* - Leonard Bernstein · New York Philharmonic*, Blegen*, Killebrew*, Riegel*, Estes* ~ Westminster Choir* : Joseph Flummerfelt Haydn* - Leonard Bernstein · New York Philharmonic*, Blegen*, Killebrew*, Riegel*, Estes* ~ Westminster Choir* : Joseph Flummerfelt - Lord Nelson Mass (No. 9 In D Minor) (Album) Columbia Masterworks M 35100 US 1978 Sell This Version
ARL1-2613 Judith Blegen - Peer Gynt Suites Nos. 1 & 2 /  Karelia Overture And Suite album art Grieg* - Sibelius* - The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, Judith Blegen Grieg* - Sibelius* - The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, Judith Blegen - Peer Gynt Suites Nos. 1 & 2 / Karelia Overture And Suite (Album) RCA Red Seal ARL1-2613 US 1978 Sell This Version
RL 42526 Judith Blegen - La Bohème (Grosser Opernquerschnitt) album art Puccini*, Caballé* · Domingo*, Milnes* · Blegen*, London Philharmonic Orchestra*, John Alldis Choir, Georg Solti Puccini*, Caballé* · Domingo*, Milnes* · Blegen*, London Philharmonic Orchestra*, John Alldis Choir, Georg Solti - La Bohème (Grosser Opernquerschnitt)(LP) RCA Red Seal RL 42526 Germany 1978 Sell This Version
TV 34745 Judith Blegen - The Old Maid And The Thief (A Grotesque Opera In 14 Scenes) album art Gian Carlo Menotti - Judith Blegen, John Reardon (2), Anna Reynolds, Margaret Baker Gian Carlo Menotti - Judith Blegen, John Reardon (2), Anna Reynolds, Margaret Baker - The Old Maid And The Thief (A Grotesque Opera In 14 Scenes) Turnabout TV 34745 USA & Canada 1979 Sell This Version
M 35849 Judith Blegen - Lulu: Suite / Der Wein album art Berg* · Boulez*, New York Philharmonic*, Judith Blegen, Jessye Norman Berg* · Boulez*, New York Philharmonic*, Judith Blegen, Jessye Norman - Lulu: Suite / Der Wein (Album) CBS Masterworks M 35849 US 1979 Sell This Version
M 35142 Judith Blegen - Exsultate, Jubilate And Concert Arias album art Judith Blegen, Pinchas Zukerman, Mostly Mozart Orchestra - Mozart* Judith Blegen, Pinchas Zukerman, Mostly Mozart Orchestra - Mozart* - Exsultate, Jubilate And Concert Arias (Album) Columbia Masterworks M 35142 US 1979 Sell This Version
NON K 62 801, (DB-79020) Judith Blegen - The Note Book Of  Anna Magdalena Bach album art Igor Kipnis, Judith Blegen, Benjamin Luxon, Catharina Meints Igor Kipnis, Judith Blegen, Benjamin Luxon, Catharina Meints - The Note Book Of Anna Magdalena Bach (Album) Nonesuch NON K 62 801, (DB-79020) Europe 1981 Sell This Version
DG 10056/57 Judith Blegen - Carmina Burana album art Carl Orff, Paul Hindemith, Robert Shaw, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra And Chorus*, Judith Blegen, Hakan Hagegard*, William Brown (3), The Atlanta Boy Choir Carl Orff, Paul Hindemith, Robert Shaw, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra And Chorus*, Judith Blegen, Hakan Hagegard*, William Brown (3), The Atlanta Boy Choir - Carmina Burana (Album) Telarc DG 10056/57 US 1981 Sell This Version
ARC1-4622 Judith Blegen - Messiah (Highlights) album art Handel* : Musica Sacra, Richard Westenburg, Judith Blegen, Katherine Ciesinski, John Aler, John Cheek Handel* : Musica Sacra, Richard Westenburg, Judith Blegen, Katherine Ciesinski, John Aler, John Cheek - Messiah (Highlights) (Album) RCA Red Seal ARC1-4622 US 1982 Sell This Version
C 055 8321 Judith Blegen - Zaide album art Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Judith Blegen, Werner Hollweg, Wolfgang Schöne, Thomas Moser, Robert Holl, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Judith Blegen, Werner Hollweg, Wolfgang Schöne, Thomas Moser, Robert Holl, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager - Zaide (Album) Orfeo (2) C 055 8321 Germany 1983 Sell This Version