2 CD / Hanssler Classic / 2007-09-17Works: Sofia Gubaidulina: Johannes-Passion, for soloists, double chorus, organ & orchestra; Johannes-Ostern (St. John Easter), for soloists, double chorus, organ & orchestra
Performers: Isherwood, Nicholas; Sukmanova, Julia; Valentin, Bernd; Welch, Corby
Conductors: Rilling, Helmuth
Ensemble: Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra
Gubaidulina's mammoth St. John was written in two parts: the Passion to a commission from the International Bach Academy in Stuttgart to celebrate the 250th...continue...
2 CD / Hanssler Classic / 2001-09-04Works: Sofia Gubaidulina: Johannes-Passion, for soloists, double chorus, organ & orchestra
Performers: Bezzubenkov, Gennady; Kornewa, Natalia; Lutsuk, Viktor
Conductors: Gergiev, Valery
Ensemble: Kirov Theater Orchestra
"Sofia Gubaidulina's St. John Passion is a phenomenal feat of composition. It's hard to believe that anyone could make so much from so little... The...continue...