Schumann: Scenes from Goethes Faust / Christian Gerhaher, Christiane Karg, Alastair Miles, Kurt Rydl, Bernarda Fink, Tareq Nazmi. Daniel Harding
2 CD / BR Klassik / 2014-10-14Works: Robert Schumann: Scenes from Goethe's Faust, for vocal soloists, chorus & orchestra (or piano), WoO 3
Performers: Eriksmoen, Mari [Soprano Vocal]; Fink, Bernarda [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Fleckenstein, Barbara; Gerhaher, Christian; Karg, Christiane; Miles, Alastair [Bass Vocals]; Nazmi, Tareq; Rydl, Kurt [Bass Voca...
Conductors: Harding, Daniel
Ensemble: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
This new BR-KLASSIK recording of Robert Schumann's "Scenes from Goethe's Faust" (1853) reflects today's increased interest in a piece Schumann himself considered to be among...continue...
Recording information: Herkulessaal der Residenz, München (01/16/2013-01/19/2013)....continue...
2 CD / BR Klassik / 2013-10-29Works: Benjamin Britten: War Requiem, Op. 66
Performers: Gerhaher, Christian; Hanft, Max; Magee, Emily; Padmore, Mark [Tenor Vocal]
Conductors: Jansons, Mariss
Ensemble: Toelzer Knabenchor
To mark Britten's 100th birthday, Mariss Jansons conducted the composer's best-known and most moving work, War Requiem, in March 2013. In addition to the Bavarian...continue...
Recording information: München, Philharmonie im Gasteig (03/13/2013-03/15/2013)....continue...
2 CD / BR Klassik / 2013-01-29Works: Stephen Sondheim: Sweeney Todd
Performers: Baker, Gregg; Best, Jonathan; Bottone, Rebecca; Charbonneau, Pascalin; Dimarzio, Diana; Dwyer, Adrian [Tenor Vocal]; Henschel, Jane; Hirtreiter, Andreas; Meyer, Andrew Lepri; Samm, Ronald; Schneider,...
Conductors: Schirmer, Ulf
Ensemble: Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
To commemorate its 60th anniversary in 2012, the Munich Radio Orchestra, under director Ulf Schirmer, performed Stephen Sondheim's musical, "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of...continue...
Recording information: Prinzregententheater, München (05/06/2012).
Even though this German production of Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd may be greeted with some skepticism, it is a remark...continue...
1 DVD Video / BR Klassik / 2011-01-25Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Gurrelieder
Performers: Andersen, Stig; Fujimura, Mihoko; Pecoraro, Herwig; Voigt, Deborah; Volle, Michael
Conductors: Jansons, Mariss
Ensemble: Bavarian Radio Chorus; Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Schoenberg's mammoth opus proved a great public success at its 1913 premiere, and was again met with critical acclaim at this 60th anniversary concert of...continue...
Run Time: 125 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM 2.0, DTS 5.0 Surround
2 CD / BR Klassik / 2009-09-29Works: Wieland Schmid: Introduction to J.S. Bach's "St. Matthew Passion", with musical examples
Performers: Brummelstroete, Wilke te; Davidslim, Steve [Tenor Vocal]; Roth, Detlef; Ruiten, Lenneke; Schmitt, Maximilian [Tenor Vocal]; Speer, Yorck Felix
Conductors: Dijkstra, Peter
Long considered one of the seminal works in the classical oratorio tradition, St. Matthew Passion by J.S. Bach also holds a strong connection with many...continue...