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Two Films by Bruno Monsaingeon
Tonhalle Orchestra, Zurich, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky, films directed by Bruno Monsaingeon
By starting with the elegiac big tune of Zdravitsa, Prokofiev's toast to Stalin's 60th birthday. Bruno Monsaingeon's The Red Baton threatens to follow an all too familiar path, tormenting the... — More…
Peter Schreier (tenor), Eckart Haupt (flute), Berliner Solisten, Edith Mathis (soprano), Walter Heinz Bernstein (organ), Hartmut Friedrich (trombone), Siegfried Lotz (double bass), Uwe-Karl Kraehnke (bassoon), Erika Wustmann (soprano), Gerda Schriever (mezzo-soprano), Siegfried Vogel (bass), Dresdner...
8 CDs + DVD Video
Recorded live from the Philharmonie, Berlin, May, 20th 2011
Raphael Haeger, Simon Rössler, Franz Schindlbeck, Jan Schlichte & Wieland Welzel (percussion)
Berliner Philharmoniker, Yutaka Sado
[Sado] digs unostentatiously deep in both the fluid and monumental aspects of this concert, given to raise funds for the Japanese earthquake and tsunami disaster. Much in the two chosen works... — More…
Concertgebouw Orchestra, Andris Nelsons
It's an oddly balanced programme, but Nelson's passionate engagement and facial expressiveness in every facet, always balanced by his discipline with or without a baton, hold the spell...the... — More…
From the Gasteig Philharmonic Hall, Munich 1990
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti
Solti at his finest with the Bavarian catching the right ambivalent humour in the Shostakovich. His Pathétique is restrained and darkly brooding, never over-sentimental or blatant. — More…