2 Super Audio CD / Challenge Classics / 2009-01-13Works: Claudio Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine
Performers: Bettini, Fulvio; Costa, Paolo; Furnari, Fabio; Kuijken, Marie; Maletto, Giuseppe; Sämann, Gerlinde; Scavazza, Marco; Testolin, Walter
Conductors: Kuijken, Sigiswald
Ensemble: La petite bande
This release contains a refreshingly clear new rendering of some of the famous Maria vespers in single vocal and instrumental settings. Recorded according to Monteverdi's...continue...
2 Super Audio CD / Challenge Classics / 2007-10-09Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248
Performers: Dürmüller, Jörg; Hartelius, Malin; Roth, Detlef
Conductors: Vriend, Jan
"Conductor Jan Willem de Vriend proves himself a fine storyteller, and his band is excellent: tempos are always well chosen, string attacks are crisp and...continue...
1 CD / Challenge Classics / 2006-11-14Works: Franz Schubert: Winterreise, D 911/Op. 89
Performers: Brink, Bert Van Den; Oliemans, Thomas
Schubert's cycle of twenty-four songs, 'Winterreise,' is a powerfully eloquent, heartrending diary of the winter journey of a rejected lover, whose unquenchable pain leads him...continue...
1 DVD Video / Challenge Classics / 2006-09-12Works: George Frideric Handel: Agrippina, HWV 6
Performers: Alofs, Jan; Arends, Renate; de Lang, Quirijn; Hart-Davis, Michael; Kremer, Annemarie; Micinski, Piotr; Muuse, Robert; van der Linde, Clint
Conductors: de Vriend, Jan Willem
Ensemble: Combattimento Consort
"Agrippina" is one of Handel’s earlier operas, written in 1709. This brilliant DVD production includes a complete staged performance of the opera, interviews, backstage photos,...continue...
Run Time: 173 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Country of Origin: USA