1 CD / CPO / 2008-01-29Works: Franz Lehár: Wiener Frauen, operetta in 3 acts (revised as "Der Schlüssel"); Der Göttergatte, operetta in 3 acts (revised as "Die ideale Gattin"); Wo die Lerche singt (Where the Lark...
Performers: Dewald, Thomas; Hoffmann, Anke; Kalvelage, Elzbieta; Leisenheimer, Boris; Minich, Peter; Pfeffer, Anneli
Conductors: Froschauer, Helmuth; Cremer, Curt
Ensemble: ; Cologne West German Radio Chorus; Cologne West German Radio Orchestra
The performance is excellent, with Helmuth Froschauer allowing the glorious melodies to unfold completely naturally. ... Lehár's melodic inventiveness is here at i...continue...
1 CD / CPO / 2005-01-18Works: Jacques Offenbach: Concerto militaire for Cello in G major; Deux âmes au ciel, Op. 25; Introduction et Valse mélancolique, Op. 14; Rêverie au bord de la mer; Étude-caprice "La cou...
Performers: Schiefen, Guido
Conductors: Froschauer, Helmuth; Villiers, David de; Oskamp, Gerard
Ensemble: ; Cologne West German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Jacob Offenbach's revolutionary operettas earned him the title 'little Mozart of the Champs-Elysees', but the quality of his cello works are proof of his passion...continue...
1 CD / CPO / 2003-03-01Works: Albert Lortzing: Die Himmelfahrt Jesu Christi, oratorio for soloists, chorus & orchestra
Performers: Hilz, Christian; Pfeffer, Anneli; Schneider, Bernard; Stiefermann, Kay
Conductors: Froschauer, Helmuth
Ensemble: Cologne West German Radio Chorus
"Lortzing is best known for his theatrical works - nearly two dozen operas, most of them descendants of the comic, 'singspiel' tradition. This setting of...continue...