3 CD / BBC Legends / 2011-09-27Works: Aram Khachaturian: Concert-Rhapsody for Cello and Orchestra; Dmitry Shostakovich: Concerto for Cello no 2 in G major, Op. 126; Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Variations for Cello and Orchestra on a Rococ...
Performers: Rostropovich, Mstislav
Conductors: Hurst, George; Davis, Colin; Britten, Benjamin; Svetlanov, Evgeny; Rostropovich, Mstislav; Rozhdestvensky, Gennady
Considered one of the greatest cellists of the second half of the 20th century is the Russian musician and conductor, Mstislav Rostropovich. Collected here in...continue...
1 CD / BBC Legends / 2003-02-01Works: Benjamin Britten: War Requiem, Op. 66
Performers: Pears, Peter, Sir; Wilbrink, Hans; Woytowicz, Stefania
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin; Giulini, Carlo Maria
Ensemble: Melos Ensemble of London
"The only "War Requiem" I know that gets to me as this one does is Britten's own.. This is a 'bel canto' performance all the...continue...