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Thomas Hampson (King Roger), Elzieta Szmytka (Roxana), Philip Langridge (Edrisi), Ryszard Minkiewicz (Shepherd), Robert Gierlach (Archbishop), Jadwiga Rappé (Deaconess), Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus & City of Birmingham...
Aleksandra Kurzak (soprano), Agnieszka Rehlis (mezzo-soprano), Dmitry Korchak (tenor) & Artur Ruciński (baritone)
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra & Choir, Jacek Kaspszyk
This huge ensemble is captured in brilliant sound - essential for appreciating the composer's luxuriantly detailed soundworld...[in the Stabat Mater] Kaspszyk ensures that everything is balanced... — More…
David Oistrakh (violin), Lev Oborin (piano) & Sviatsolav Knushevitzky (cello), Sviatoslav Richter (piano) & Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Lev Oborin (piano), Vladimir Yampolsky (piano), Pierre Fournier (cello), Igor Oistrakh (viola), Peter Bondarenko, Mikhail...
Anne Akiko Meyers (violin)
Philharmonia Orchestra, Kristjan Jarvi
Like many of his later works [the Fantasia is] elegiac in character, with a strong, lush tonal base: a warm cushion of orchestral sound supporting the continuous solo line…Meyers plays with intensity... — More…
Arthur Rubinstein (piano)
RCA Victor Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, New Symphony Orchestra of London, Symphony of the Air, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Alfred Wallenstein, Josef Krips, Daniel Barenboim, Stanislaw...
Tasmin Little (violin)
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Edward Gardner
This programme makes undeniable sense. All three works were written in the space of around 30 years, and their composers shared a love of the Tatra Mountains…[Little] doesn’t initially let herself... — More…