Ernest Bloch (1880-1959)
Information about the composer Ernest Bloch and his operas.
A Swiss composer who took American citizenship.
Bloch's only opera, with influences of Wagner, Musorgsky, and Debussy.
Recommended recordings on CD
Rumpf/Niemela (Capriccio Bloch)
An exciting live performance, though with a few rough edges.
Dortmund Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Alexander Rumpf.
Cast: Hannu Niemela (Macbeth).