1 CD / MD&G / 2000-05-23Works: Krzysztof Penderecki: Passio et mors domini nostri Jesu Christi secundum Lucam "Saint Luke Passion"
Performers: Courtis, Jean-Philippe; Hirzel, Franziska
Conductors: Soustrot, Marc
Ensemble: Beethovenhalle Orchestra
With it's juxtaposition of ancient and modern styles, Gregorian chant--like passages and Bach-style narrative sit side by side with modern extended vocal techniques. The work...continue...
1 CD / MD&G / 1999-10-19Works: Krzysztof Penderecki: String Trio; Prelude for clarinet solo in B flat major; Per slava, for cello solo; Sonata for Violin and Piano; Cadenza, for viola solo; Quartet for clarinet & string trio
Ensemble: Ensemble Villa Musica
"...The composer himself put together this program...and the German performances are impeccable...the music...stands to benefit from Villa Musica's musical focus and rhythmic and dynamic control...MD+...continue...