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Isabelle Faust (violin)
Orchestra Mozart, Claudio Abbado
listening to these wonderful performances side by side is cathartic...The journey is vividly delineated from the outset of the Berg. With Abbado drawing sonorities from his first-rate orchestra,... — More…
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Barbara Hannigan (soprano/conductor)
Crazy Girl Crazy is an album that – just like its muse and protagonist – flouts the rules…The litheness of Hannigan’s voice beguiles, so that the near-segue into the Lulu Suite (1934) comes as... — More…
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Roman Trekel (Wozzeck), Anne Schwanewilms (Marie), Marc Molomot (Captain), Nathan Berg (Doctor), Gordon Gietz (Drum Major), Robert McPherson (Andres), Katherine Ciesinski (Margret), Calvin Griffith (First Apprentice), Samuel Schultz (Second Apprentice), Brenton Ryan (Madman)
This live, 2013 concert performance by the Houston Symphony, under their then outging musical director Hans Graf, benefits from a stellar cast. Much is paid to orchestral detail, and Berg’s rhythmic... — More…
Martha Argerich (piano), Renaud Capuçon (violin), Sergey Babayan (piano), Sergio Tiempo (piano), Karin Lechner (piano), Nicholas Angelich (piano)
David Guerrier, horn
violino, Tedi Papavrami (violin)
piano, Stephen Kovacevich (piano)
Orchestra della Svizzera...
This is the last of Warner’s annual gleanings from the Lugano Festival at which Martha Argerich presides - and definitely the most exciting. She may be 76, but her playing has lost none of its... — More…
Dorothea Röschmann (soprano) & Mitsuko Uchida (piano)
Dorothea Röschmann's voice is now, surely, one of the most beautiful in the lyric soprano range…it is shown almost to perfection in this gorgeous recital disc…the perfect Lieder recital — More…
Itzhak Perlman (violin)
Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa
Perlman's account of the Berg Violin Concerto with the Boston orchestra under Ozawa has long occupied a respected place in the catalogue. The original reviewer in Gramophone in March 1980 was... — More…
Teresa Stratas (Lulu), Yvonne Minton (Gräfin Geschwitz), Franz Mazura (Dr Schön), Kenneth Riegel (Alwa), Toni Blankenheim (Schigolch/Der Medizinalrat/Ein Polizeikommissär), Robert Tear (Der Maler/Der Neger), Helmut Pampuch (Der Prinz/Der Marquis/Ein Kammerdiener), Hanna Schwarz (Eine Theater-Garderobiere/Der...
Boulez's intelligently authoritative conducting and Teresa Stratas's stunning performance in the title role prove to be an unbeatable combination. — More…