8 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2012-04-10Works: Béla Bartók: Pieces (4) for orchestra, Op.12, Sz. 51, BB 64; Concerto for Orchestra, Sz. 116, BB 127; Dance Suite (Táncszvit) for orchestra, Sz. 77, BB 86a; Pictures (2) (Két k...
Performers: Aimard, Pierre-Laurent; Aler, John [Tenor Vocal]; Andsnes, Leif Ove; Bashmet, Yuri [Conductor/Viola]; Grimaud, Helene; Kremer, Gidon; Norman, Jessye; Percy, Neil; Polgar, Laszlo; Shaham, Gil [Violin]...
Conductors: Boulez, Pierre
Ensemble: ; Berlin Philharmonic; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra
Over the past 18 years Pierre Boulez has made a series of critically acclaimed recordings for Deutsche Grammophon of Bartok's major orchestral works, the complete...continue...
2 CD / EMI Classics / 2009-10-20Works: Kurt Weill: Symphony no 2; Concerto for Violin & wind orchestra, Op. 12; Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny (Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny), opera; Die sieben Todsünden (The Seven De...
Performers: Archer, Robyn; Caley, Ian; Constable, John; Hampson, Thomas [Baritone vocals]; Rippon, Michael; Rolfe Johnson, Anthony [Tenor Vocal]; Ross, Elise; Tomlinson, John; Zimmermann, Frank Peter
Conductors: Jansons, Mariss; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Muldowney, Dominic; McGlinn, John
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; London Sinfonietta
2 CD / EMI Classics Import / 2008-06-10Works: Igor Stravinsky: Oedipus rex; L'oiseau de feu (The Firebird), ballet in 2 scenes for orchestra; Symphonies of Wind Instruments
Performers: Ainsley, John Mark; Coleman-Wright, Peter; Lipovsek, Marjana; Miles, Alastair [Bass Vocals]; Rolfe Johnson, Anthony [Tenor Vocal]; Tomlinson, John
Conductors: Welser-Möst, Franz
Grammy-nominated conductor Franz Welser-Most enjoyed a fruitful, celebrated tenure with the London Philharmonic Orchestra from 1990–1996, a relationship that was fortunately recorded by EMI Clas...continue...
1 DVD Video / Supraphon / 2007-08-31Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Greek Passion
Performers: Field, Helen; Mitchinson, John; Savory, Catherine; Tomlinson, John
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles, Sir
Ensemble: Brno Philharmonic Orchestra; Kuhn's Children's Chorus; Prague Philharmonic Chorus
Martinu wrote his own libretto for the opera 'Greek Passion' which is based on Christ Recrucified (1951), a novel by Nikos Kazantzakis. The opera was...continue...
Run Time: 93 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Sound Format(s): , Digitally Processed
Country of Origin: Czech Republic
1 CD / Chandos Records / 2006-06-27Works: Béla Bartók: Duke Bluebeard's Castle (A kékszakkallú Herceg Vára), opera in one act, Sz. 48, BB 62 (Op. 11)
Performers: Burgess, Sally; Lindley, Simon; Tomlinson, John
Conductors: Farnes, Richard
Ensemble: Opera North Orchestra
Bartok's only opera, Bluebeard's Castle, is bitingly dramatic and keeps audiences enthralled from beginning to end. It is performed here with absolute authority by Opera...continue...
12 CD / Oehms / 2005-06-24Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Gurrelieder; Elliott Carter: Variations for Orchestra; Charles Wuorinen: Grand Bamboula; Roger Sessions: Concerto for Piano; Robert Di Domenica: Symphony; Gustav Mahler: Symphony n...
Performers: Dilcheva, Kremena; Haefliger, Ernst; Heppner, Ben; Kisfaludy, Eörs; Meier, Waltraud; Morris, James; Polenzani, Matthew; Schulte, Eike Wilm; Spangenberg, Martin; Svendén, Birgitta; Taub, R...
Conductors: Levine, James
Ensemble: Bamberg Symphony Chorus; Munich Philharmonic Choir; Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
2 CD / Oehms / 2004-12-14Works: Recorded Sound: Applause; Béla Bartók: Duke Bluebeard's Castle (A kékszakkallú Herceg Vára), opera in one act, Sz. 48, BB 62 (Op. 11); Concerto for Piano no 3 in E major, Sz....
Performers: Biss, Jonathan; Dilcheva, Kremena; Tomlinson, John
Conductors: Levine, James
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2001-09-01Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: Symphony no 14 for soprano, bass, strings & percussion, Op. 135
Performers: Rodgers, Joan; Tomlinson, John
Conductors: Wigglesworth, Mark
Ensemble: BBC National Orchestra of Wales
3 CD / Chandos Records / 2000-06-27Works: Benjamin Britten: Billy Budd, Op. 50
Performers: Keenlyside, Simon; Langridge, Philip; Tomlinson, John
Conductors: Hickox, Richard
Ensemble: Tiffin School Boys Chorus
"...played, as here, with such incomparable polish by all concerned, and a proper respect for dynamics, balance and detail, 'Billy Budd' emerges as generously hearted...continue...
2 CD / Supraphon / 1989-01-01Works: Bohuslav Martinu: The Greek Passion (Recké pasije), opera, H. 372
Performers: Cullis, Rita; Davies, Arthur [Tenor Vocal]; Field, Helen [Soprano Vocals]; Gwynne, David; Harris, John [Tenor Vocal]; Joll, Phillip; Jonasova, Jana; Lawton, Jeffrey; Mitchinson, John; Moses, Geoffrey...
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles