1 CD / Hyperion / 2012-08-14Works: Olivier Messiaen: Turangalîla-Symphonie
Performers: Millar, Cynthia; Osborne, Steven
Conductors: Mena, Juanjo
Ensemble: Bergen Philharmonic
"The Messiaen Monster," ridiculed by critics at its premiere - in the best tradition of works of genius - is now, "established as one of...continue...
Recording information: Grieghallen, Bergen (06/20/2011-06/24/2011)....continue...
1 CD / Hyperion / 2004-11-09Works: Olivier Messiaen: Visions de l'amen; Pièce pour le tombeau de Paul Dukas, for piano, I/16; Rondeau, for piano, I/24; Fantaisie burlesque, for piano, I/11
Performers: Osborne, Steven; Roscoe, Martin [Piano]
'This performance gets the balance between the blistering, ecstatic intensity and the static moments of contemplation exactly right, presenting all the rhythmic and harmonic layers...continue...
2 CD / Hyperion / 2002-10-01Works: Olivier Messiaen: Regards (20) sur l'Enfant-Jésus, for piano, I/27
Performers: Osborne, Steven
"Osborne can deliver fireworks in the Lisztian pyrotechnical sections, but his most notable achievement is a whispered pianissimo in quiet moments such as the opening...continue...