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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...
Arabella Steinbacher (violin)
Radio Symphony Orchestra Berlin, Marek Janowski
…in a haunting performance of Szymanowski's Violin Concerto No. 1 the solo part seems to float in over a lush orchestra. Steinbacher's tone is sweet, her playing poised - in satisfying contrast... — More…
Thomas Hampson, Elzbieta Szmytka, Ryszard Minkiewicz, Philip Langridge, Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle
King Roger is a ravishingly beautiful opera, but a very fragile one. With a shrill soprano or a less than ideally cast tenor it would be fatally flawed. Minkiewicz's Dionysiac Shepherd betrays... — More…
Iwona Sobotka, Katarina Karnéus & Timothy Robinson
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra & City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, Sir Simon Rattle
…Harnasie is rooted in the folk mythology of Poland's Tatra mountains. As Szymanowski's most persuasive non-Polish champion, Rattle draws an intoxicating and punchy performance that could hardly... — More…
Louis Lortie (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Edward Gardner
These performances prove ideal, finding luminosity at the opening, and delivering a taut, energetic fugal finale...In the oberek dance rhythms of the orgiastic finale, Gardner shows how he has... — More…