1 CD / ICA Classics / 2014-02-25Works: Johannes Brahms: Symphony no 3 in F major, Op. 90; Claude Debussy: La mer; Ernest Chausson: Poème de l'amour et de la mer, op. 19
Performers: Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Svetlanov, Evgeny
Ensemble: ; London Symphony Orchestra
Evgeny Svetlanov's was a masterly conductor of of Russian and non-Russian composers of the late-Romantic era. The Brahms is both powerful and mellifluous, superbly played...continue...
Recording information: Royal Festival Hall, London (04/17/1975)....continue...
Mahler: Das Klagende Lied; Janacek: The Fiddler's Child / Cahill, Baker, Tear, Howekk / Rozhdestvensky
1 CD / ICA Classics / 2012-09-25Works: Gustav Mahler: Das klagende Lied, cantata for soloists, chorus & orchestra; Leos Janácek: The Fiddler's Child (Sumarovo Díte), ballad for orchestra, JW 6/14
Performers: Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Cahill, Teresa; Dekany, Bela; Howell, Gwynne; Tear, Robert
Conductors: Rozhdestvensky, Gennady
Ensemble: ; BBC Symphony Orchestra
Rozhdestvensky was the first Russian conductor to perform and record all Mahler's symphonies in his country. Das klagende Lied is performed here live. The ICA...continue...
Hugo Wolf: Italienisches Lieder / Janet Baker, mezzo-soprano; John Shirley-Quirk, baritone; Stuart Bedford, piano
1 CD / ICA Classics / 2012-06-26Works: Hugo Wolf: Italienisches Liederbuch I
Performers: Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Bedford, Steuart
The 46 songs that make up Wolf's Italienisches Liederbuch show the composer at his most captivatingly individual; and history has proven that only singers of...continue...
Recording information: Aldeburgh Festival, Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England (06/19/1977)....continue...