Renowned for her vocal longevity and artistic consistency, Christa Ludwig's career spanned nearly 48 years before her retirement from the concert stage in 1994.
This master class of hers focuses on Mozart. This is Ludwig the opera singer using her natural charm to motivate young singers. With friendly advice, she turns notes into music and draws surprising performances from a new generation of soloists.
At the end of this programme, watch an excerpt featuring the young Ludwig as Dorabella in Così fan tutte (1970)
With Charles Spencer (piano)
With Charles Spencer