Midsummer Night's Gala 2016 from Grafenegg - Arias by Gounod, Bizet, Verdi, Donizetti, Offenbach, Lehar; Orchestral works by Elgar, Weber / Olga Peretyatko, Bryn Terfel, Rudolf Buchbinder (live, 2016) [DVD]
1 DVD Video / EuroArts (Warner) / 2016-09-09Conductors: Sado, Yutaka
Ensemble: Tonkunstler Orchestra
•10 Years of Grafenegg - First-class music in a unique setting!
•Classical music stars take to the stage of the extraordinary, sculpture-like Wolkenturm amphitheatre. Situated...continue...
Run Time: 90 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): PCM Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.0, DTS 5.0
1 CD / Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center / 2016-09-09
2 CD / VIA Records / 2016-09-09
1 CD / Idis / 2016-09-09
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2016-09-09Works: Mark "Moose" Charlap: Alice Through the Looking Glass, film score
Conductors: MacKay, Harper
Recording information: RCA Victor's Music Center Of the World, Hollywood, CA....continue...
Scott Macmillan (b.1955): Music set to poems by Jill MacLean - "Currents of Sable Island" / Laurel Browne, soprano; Scott Macmillan, guitar; Currents of Sable Island Ensemble
1 CD / Centrediscs / 2016-09-09Conductors:
Ensemble: Currents of Sable Island Ensemble
Scott Macmillan's love for creating music has inspired him to explore genres in his compositions, including rock, blues, classical, Celtic, jazz, and avant-garde. His most...continue...
Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957): Violin Concerto; Jules Conus (1869-1942): Violin Concerto / Thomas Albertus Irnberger, violin; Barbara Moser, piano
1 Super Audio CD / Gramola / 2016-09-09Conductors: Saloman, Doron
Ensemble: Israel Symphony Orchestra
The music of Austrian composer Erich Wolfgang Korngold is found in several Hollywood soundtracks. His Violin Concerto D major Op. 35 includes several themes and...continue...
Baroque Sacred Music "Adoration" - Works by Bach, Bononcini, Cavalli, Monteverdi, Schmelzer, Zelenka, & more / Nicholas Spanos, countertenor; Pandolfis Consort
1 CD / Gramola / 2016-09-09Conductors:
Ensemble: Pandolfis Consort
From Claudio Monteverdi to Johann Sebastian Bach, this release is an entire century of Baroque music at a glance. There are many aspects that all...continue...
Ulf Bästlein sings song to poems by Johann Heinrich Voß (1751-1826) - Works by C.P.E. Bach, Brahms, Weber, Schubert, Loewe & more / Ulf Bästlein, bass; Sascha El Mouissi, piano
1 CD / Gramola / 2016-09-09
Until today, German lyricist Johann Heinrich Voss has been primarily known for his translations of Green and Roman classic literature into German. His original lyrics,...continue...
1 Super Audio CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2016-09-09Conductors:
Ensemble: The Escher String Quartet
This new release is the final disc in the Escher String Quartet's traversal of Mendelssohn's string quartets. The Strad called the first installment "A deeply...continue...
J.S. Bach: Secular Cantatas, Vol. 7 - Peasant Cantata / Mojca Erdmann, soprano; Dominik Wörner, bass
1 Super Audio CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2016-09-09Conductors: Suzuki, Masaaki
Ensemble: Bach Collegium Japan
This is the seventh disc in the Bach Collegium Japan and Masaaki Suzuki's series of secular cantatas by J. S. Bach. The best known of...continue...
Olav Anton Thommessen (b.1946): The Hermaphrodite / Eir Inderhuag, soprano; Isa Katharina Gericke, soprano; Anna Elisabeth Einarsson, mezzo; Nils Harald Sødal, tenor; Espen Fegran, baritone; Ketil Hugaas, bass
2 CD / Aurora / 2016-09-09Conductors: Eggen, Christian
Ensemble: Oslo Sinfonietta
Olav Anton Thommessen's chamber opera The Hermaphrodite is a journey into self-knowledge, a man's awakening sexuality, and the dualistic nature of man in a synthesis...continue...
1 CD / Nimbus Records / 2016-09-09Conductors:
Ensemble: Parker Quartet
The Parker Quartet is widely known and respected for their inspiring performances, dazzling sound, and remarkable musicianship. The Grammy-Award-winning ensemble was founded in, and is...continue...
1 Super Audio CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2016-09-09Conductors: Litton, Andrew
Ensemble: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra
While it is not at all unusual for a composer to return to a work and make revisions, Sergei Prokofiev's Fourth Symphony is a unique...continue...
1 CD / New Focus / 2016-09-09
Ryan Muncy emphasizes collaborative relationships with composers and artists of his generation and aims to reimagine the way listeners experience the saxophone through contemporary music....continue...
Music for Mixed Choir, "Meditatio" - Works by Jon Leifs, Arvo Pärt, James MacMillan, Tohn Tavener, Eric Whitacre, and more / Hördur Askelsson, Schola Cantorum Reykjavicensis
1 Super Audio CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2016-09-09Conductors: Askelsson, Hördur
Ensemble: Schola Cantorum Reykjavicensis
Meditatio is a project which grew from the concerts given by Schola canto rum Reykjavicensis and Horour Askelsson on All Soul's Day. These choral works...continue...
1 CD / Cedille / 2016-09-09Works: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Sérénade mélancolique, for violin & orchestra (or piano) in B minor, Op. 26; Valse-Scherzo for Violin and Orchestra in C major, Op. 34; Concerto for Vi...
Performers: Koh, Jennifer [Violin]
Conductors: Vedernikov, Alexander
Ensemble: Odense Symphony Orchestra
Strings Magazine calls Jennifer Koh's new album of Tchaikovsky's complete works for violin, "remarkable... thoughtful and vibrant." Jennifer Koh won Musical America's 2016 Instrumentalist of...continue...
Recording information: Odense Concert House's Carl Nielsen Hall, Odense, Denma (09/14/2015-09/17/2015)....continue...
Leroy Osmon: The Garden of Earthly Delights, ballet in three acts / David Bertman, University of Houston Moores School of Music Wind Ensemble
1 CD / Mark Custom Recording / 2016-09-09Conductors: Bertman, David
Ensemble: University of Houston Moores School of Music Wind Ensemble
The ballet The Garden of Earthly Delights was composed for the Banda Sinfonica Del Gobierno Del Estado, first performed in 2006. It was the first...continue...
J.S. Bach: Cantatas, Vol. 16 - Cantatas BWV 9, 30 & 158 / Julia Sophie Wagner, soprano; Terry Wey, tenor; Alex Potter, tenor; Charles Daniels, tenor; Klaus Mertens, bass; Peter Harvey, bass
1 CD / J.S. Bach Stiftung / 2016-09-09Conductors: Lutz, Rudolf
Ensemble: Choir and Orchestra of the J.S. Bach Foundation
The latest release in the J.S. Bach Cantatas Series features three live recordings on period instruments. As all CDs in this series do, this album...continue...
2 CD / Nimbus Records / 2016-09-09
Performing and recording Beethoven's complete sonatas for violin and piano has been a dream of Elizabeth Wallfisch and David Breitman for years. This is the...continue...
Eunmi Ko Plays Schumann, Suk, John Liberatore, Gilad Rabinovitch; "She Rose, and Let Me In" / Eunmi Ko, piano
1 CD / Centaur / 2016-09-09
New York Concert Review said of South Korean pianist Eunmi Ko, "... her strengths are an abundance of technique, as well as a beautiful array...continue...
Reynaldo Hahn (1874-1947): Violin Concerto; Violin Sonata / Denis Clavier, violin; Dimitris Saraglou, piano
1 CD / Maguelone / 2016-09-09Conductors: Quattrocchi, Fernand
Ensemble: Philharmonique de Lorraine
Reynaldo Hahn, while born a Venezuelan, lived in and composed in the style of the French. He's best known for his composition of songs, bur...continue...
1 CD / Centaur / 2016-09-09Conductors:
Ensemble: Trio Solari
Trio Solari, who is violinist Sean Yung-Hsiang Wang, clarinetist Chad Burrow, and pianist Amy I-Lin Cheng, is one of the most dynamic chamber ensembles touring...continue...
1 CD / Gothic Records / 2016-09-09Conductors: Clark, Andrew
Ensemble: Choirs of Harvard University
Ross Lee Finney's Psalm pieces are contemporary settings of the Ainsworth Psalter- an inspirational collection of hymns that was carried by the pilgrims to Plymouth...continue...
Johann Jakob Walther (1650-1704): Hortulus Chelicus / Sean Yung-Hsiang Wang, baroque violin; Matthew Dirst, harpsichord; Barrett Sills, baroque cello
4 CD / Centaur / 2016-09-09
Little is known about the life of German violinist and composer Johann Jakob Walther. It is said that he was a violinist in the orchestra...continue...
Louis Thirion (1879-1966): Trio pour Piano, Violin & Cello; String Quartet / Laurent Wagshcal, piano; Solenne Païdassi, violin; Sébastien van Kuijk, cello
1 CD / Timpani / 2016-09-09Conductors:
Ensemble: Quatuor Stanislas
Louis Thirion wrote a succession of sonatas and symphonies in the early 20th century. War took him away from the musc scene, but above all...continue...
Joseph-Guy Ropartz (1864-1955): Sonatas for Violin and Piano Nos. 1 & 3; Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 1 / Jean-Marc Phillips-Varjabedian, violin; Henri Demarquette, cello; Francois Kerdoncuff, piano
1 CD / Timpani / 2016-09-09
The release marks the sixth volume of chamber music and second of sonatas by Joseph-Guy Ropartz. These are to be true not worl premiere recordings,...continue...
David Evan Jones (b.1946): News from Afar / Jeong-Seung Kim, flute; Roy Malan, violin; Mesut Ozgen, guitar; Kirsten Smith, piano; Ann Presler, violin; Axel Strauss, violin; Leighton Fong, cello; and more
1 CD / Centaur / 2016-09-09Conductors: Kennedy, Daniel
Ensemble: Sagye Gayageum Quartet
This intriguing album is filled with compositions written "for chamber ensembles with news broadcasts transformed." The works on this release are from composer David Evan...continue...
Steven Staryk: A Retrospective: Vol. 8 - Works by Corelli, Tartini, Locatelli, Vivaldi / Steven Staryk, violin; Valerie Weeks, harpsichord
1 CD / Centaur / 2016-09-09
Violinist Steven Staryk is no stranger to critical accolades. American Record Guide wrote, "Staryk is simply spectacular," and Records and Recordings says, "He is one...continue...
Christmas on Stage & Screen / Col. Lowell E. Graham, The United States Air Force Band & Singing Sergeants
1 CD / Klavier / 2016-09-09Conductors: Graham, Col. Lowell E.
Ensemble: The United States Air Force Band & Singing Sergeants
Christmas has always had the ability to bring people together and to move and inspire us. Its story, sporty, and nostalgia, has inspired some of...continue...
British Symphonies - Works by Alwyn, Arnold, Bax, Bennett, Berkeley, Jouybert, Serle and more / Various artists [4 CDs]
4 CD / Lyrita / 2016-09-09Conductors: Braithwaite, Nicholas; Handley, Vernon; Boult, Sir Adrian; Fredman, Myer; Del Mar, Norman; Pritchard, Sir John; Berkeley, Sir Lennox; Alwyn, William
Ensemble: ; BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra; London Philharmonic Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra
For this monumental four-disc release, Lyrita has chosen the most influential and best loved symphonies by British composers, taken from previous Lyrita recordings. The best...continue...
Lennox Berkeley (1903-1989): Stabat Mater; Batter My Heart; Magnificat / Mary Thomas; Barbara Elsy; Maureen Lehane; Nigel Rogers; Christopher Keyte; Michael Rippon; John McCarthy; Felicity Harrison; Donald Hunt
1 CD / Lyrita / 2016-09-09Conductors:
Ensemble: Amborsian Singers; BBC Northern Orchestra; BBC Northern Singers; English Chamber Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; St. Paul's Cathedral Choir; Westminster Abbey Choir; Westminster Cathedral Choir
Lennox Berkely once addressed the issue of composing sacred works in a 1966 issue of Times Literary Supplement: "How, it may be asked, does a...continue...
Traceur: American Music for Clarinet & Piano by Robert Beaser, Derek Bermel, Marti Epstein, Lukas Foss, Joseph Schwantner / Michael Norsworthy, clarinet; David Gompper, piano
1 CD / New Focus / 2016-09-09
This release is a survey of music by American composers, and is a mixture of premieres and first recordings of new transcriptions for the clarinet....continue...
1 CD / Onclassical / 2016-09-09
Johann Sebastian Bach is indisputably the master of the organ repertoire. From the renowned Toccata and Fugue in D minor to the apocalyptic Passacaglia, this...continue...
Christian Ihle Hadland Plays Borodin, Brahms, Flinka, Joseph Haydn, Schubert / Christian Ihle Hadland, piano
1 CD / Simax / 2016-09-09
Christian Ihle Hadland is recognized as one of Norway's most exciting young pianists. Hailed in the Norwegian press as an artist who "shows himself as...continue...
1 CD / CAvi Music / 2016-09-09
Antonii Baryshevskyi has won prizes at over 20 international and Ukrainian competitions. He has, since early youth, performed at a series of festivals in his...continue...
Richard Wagner: Overtures, Preludes and Orchestral Excerpts / Marek Janowski, Runkfunk-Sinfoniorchester Berlin
2 Super Audio CD / PentaTone Classics / 2016-09-09Conductors: Janowski, Marek
Ensemble: Runkfunk-Sinfoniorchester Berlin
Celebrating the conductor Marek Janowski's triumphant Ring cycle at this year's Bayreuth festival, Pentatone rounds off his groundbreaking survey of Wagner's operas with the release...continue...
"Fantasies, Rhapsodies & Daydreams" - Arabella Steinbacher Plays Massenet, Ravel, Saint-Saëns, Sarasate, Wasman, Vaughan Williams / Arabella Steinbacher, violin
1 Super Audio CD / PentaTone Classics / 2016-09-09Conductors: Foster, Lawrence
Ensemble: Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo
Spectacular virtuoso playing, bravura passagework and show-stopping melodies are balanced with wistful lyricism and sublime tone painting in this irresistible program of perennial favorites, played...continue...
Roussel: Bacchus et Ariane; Debussy: Six épigraphes antiques; Poulenc: Les Biches / Kazuki Yamada, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
1 Super Audio CD / PentaTone Classics / 2016-09-09Conductors: Yamada, Kazuki
Ensemble: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
Vibrant, striking colors, sensuous harmonies and coruscating wit abound in this irresistible collection played by the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande under the baton of...continue...
Emily Howard (b.1979): Magnetite; Threnos; Mesmerism; Leviathan; Solar; Afference / Lucy Goddard, soprano; Simon Whiteley, bass; Alexandra Dariescu, piano
1 CD / NMC Recordings / 2016-09-09
This album is titled after the first piece for which composer Emily Howard gained critical acclaim. The work was commissioned in 2008 by the Liverpool...continue...
Mark Bowden (b.1951): Orchestral Works, "Sudden Light" / Oliver Coates, cello; Julian Warburton, percussion; Hyeyoon Park, violin; Huw Watkins, piano
1 CD / NMC Recordings / 2016-09-09Conductors: Llywellyn, Grant
Ensemble: BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Mark Bowden's first taste of fame came in 2006 when he won the Royal Philharmonic Society Composition Prize for his first commissioned orchestral work, Sudden...continue...
Valentin Surif plays Tangos of Piazzolla, Solare, Ramos, Ciurleo, Surif, Saenz, "Todo Tango 2" / Vaentin Surif, piano
1 CD / Acqua Records / 2016-09-09
Argentine classical pianist Valentin Surif presents with this new album his second volume of tangos. The works chosen come from both contemporary composers such as...continue...
Christmas Choral Music "A Christmas Celebration" / Stephen Bell, Hallé Orchestra & Choir; Hallé Youth Choir; Hallé Children's Choir
1 CD / Halle Records / 2016-09-09Conductors: Bell, Stephen
Ensemble: Hallé Children's Choir; Hallé Choir; Hallé Orchestra; Hallé Youth Choir
One of the best parts of the Halle Christmas celebration is the inclusion of the entire Halle family- the Halle and Halle Choir, as well...continue...
Tango Nuevo - Tango music of Astor Piazzolla and Pablo Ziegler / Pablo Ziegler, piano; Christopher O'Riley, piano
1 CD / Steinway & Sons / 2016-09-09Works: Pablo Ziegler: El Empedrado, tango; Milongueta, tango; Asfalto, tango for 2 pianos; Maria Ciudad for tango quintet; Elegante Canyenguito, tango for 2 pianos; Elegia sobre "Adios Nonino," for piano (a...
Performers: O'Riley, Christopher; Ziegler, Pablo
Pianist, composer, and arranger Pablo Ziegler has one multiple awards for his accomplishments, the most prestigious of which being a Latin Grammy Award. Ziegler's career...continue...
Recording information: Sono Luminus Studios, Boyce, VA (12/07/2015-12/10/2015).
The vogue for tango music in classical circles seems to have abated a bit from its high point in the early 2000s,...continue...
Out of the Shadows, rediscovered 20th c. American art songs by Paul Nordoff, Paul Bowles, Stephen Paulus, David Garner, John Duke, Norman Dello Joio, John Kander et al. / Lisa Delan, soprano; Kevin Korth, piano
1 Super Audio CD / PentaTone Classics / 2016-09-09
On this remarkable recording, a century's worth of treasures emerge from the shadows of both memory and history. The discovery of these songs began years...continue...
Maurice Duruflé: Requiem (1961 version); Mass 'Cum Jubilo' (1967 version); Motets (4) on Gregorian themes / Patricia Bardon, mz; Ashley Riches, bass; Cleobury, King's College Choir
1 Super Audio CD / King's College / 2016-09-09Conductors: Cleobury, Stephen
Ensemble: Choir of King's College Cambridge; Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
King College's previous Requiem recording, that of Faure's Requiem, was the best selling classical album of 2014, and was praised by Choir & Organ Magazine,...continue...
1 Super Audio CD / RCO Live / 2016-09-09Conductors: Gatti, Daniele
Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam
This release marks the beginning of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra's relationship with Daniele Gatti, the ensemble's seventh chief conductor. Gatti brings an unconventional interpretation to...continue...
1 Super Audio CD / LSO Live (London SO) / 2016-09-09Conductors: Gergiev, Valery
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
This new release in the LSO Live cycle of Rachmaninov's complete symphonies features his Symphony No. 1. The piece was composed in 1895 at his...continue...
W.A. Mozart (1756-1791): Zaide / Ian Page, The Orch. Of Classical Opera; Bevan, soprano; Clayton, tenor; Imbrailo, baritone; Jackson, tenor; Jeffery, bass-baritone; McGovern, baritone
1 CD / Signum Records / 2016-09-09Conductors: Page, Ian
Ensemble: The Orchestra of Classical Opera
Classical Opera continue their series of the complete Mozart operas on Signum with Zaide - a new completion of Mozart's unfinished work by conductor Ian...continue...
Johannes Brahms: Songs, Lieder, Waltzes - "Chants d'Amour" / Kimy McLaren; Michele Losier; Pascal Charbonneau; Alexandre Sylvestre; Myriam Farid, piano; Olivier Godin, piano
1 CD / ATMA / 2016-09-09
This new recording presents two Romantic song cycles from Johannes Brahms. His Liebeslieder-Walzer Op 52 became a great success after its premiere in which Brahms...continue...