2 CD / Hanssler Classic / 2000-05-18Works: Gustav Mahler: Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection"; György Kurtág: Stele, Op. 33; Arnold Schoenberg: Kol nidre, Op. 39
Performers: Banse, Juliane; Johnson, James; Kallisch, Cornelia
Conductors: Gielen, Michael
Ensemble: Berlin Radio Chorus; European Soloists Academy; Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Michael Gielen's performance of the Mahler Second Symphony with the SWR Baden-Baden and Freiburg Symphony Orchestra is the finest Mahler Symphony recording of the new...continue...
1 CD / Nimbus Records / 1996-10-01Works: Kurt Weill: Das Berliner Requiem; Arnold Schoenberg: A Survivor from Warsaw, Op. 46; Leonard Bernstein: Symphony no 3 ("Kaddish"), for soprano, speakers, choruses & orchestra
Performers: Furmansky, Abbie; Immler, Christian; Remmers, Janjob
Conductors: Axelrod, John
Ensemble: Berlin Radio Chorus
Schoenberg and Weill, both born in Europe and forced to emigrate after the National Socialists seized power, went on to develop rather contrasting forms of...continue...