My three favourites:
Tatiana Troyanos, Kiri Te Kanawa, Jose Van Dam, Placido Domingo
Teresa Berganza, Ileana Cotrubas, Domingo (can't recall the Escamillo)
Rise Stevens, Jan Peerce, et al
Others I like, but aren't my favourites:
One I hated:
Simionata conducted by Von Karajan. I never knew the Habanera could be a
Wagnerian dirge before hearing that recording.