Emily Magee s, Wolfgang Koch bar, Peter Bronder t,
Michaela Schuster ms, Frankfurt Radio Symphony, Andrés Orozco-Estrada
Pentatone PTC5186602 (2CD)
Recordings of Salomeused to be almost ten-a-penny back in the good old days. Labels would line up to capture a leading Wagnerian soprano’s heady plunge into the musical psyche of Richard Strauss’s twisted princess. But that was then, and though this most visual of operas gets regular outings on DVD, the financial risk of large-scale studio recordings has put paid to a lot of that, at least from the majors. This...