1 CD / BBC Legends / 2006-06-27Works: Carl Maria von Weber: Jubel Overture, J 245/Op. 59; Maurice Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin; Willem Pijper: Symphony no 3, K. 71; Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations; Emmanuel Chabrier: Work(s)
Conductors: Monteux, Pierre
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra
"The opening of the little known Weber overture may contain the seeds of Wagner's overture to 'Die Meistersinger,' the ending is a stirring take on...continue...
1 CD / Warner Classics / 2005-03-29Works: Ernest Chausson: Poème de l'amour et de la mer, Op. 19; Maurice Ravel: Shéhérazade; Claude Debussy: Poèmes (5) de Baudelaire
Performers: Graham, Susan
Conductors: Tortelier, Yan Pascal
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Graham's unique charm is composed of her thrilling voice, an engaging and acting ability and her tall graceful stature. Her smooth lyric voice has an...continue...
1 CD / BBC Legends / 2004-09-21Works: Richard Strauss: Four Last Songs, AV 150; Capriccio, Op 85; Maurice Ravel: Shéhérazade; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492
Performers: Soderstrom, Elisabeth
Conductors: Dorati, Antal; Boulez, Pierre; Pritchard, John
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Elisabeth Soderstrom has remaimed a member of the Swedish Royal opera for life. Her repertoire includes a wide range of roles - from Monteverdi's Poppea,...continue...