1 CD / CPO / 2010-11-16Works: Johann Mattheson: Das gröáte Kind, christmas oratorio for soloists, chorus & orchestra
Performers: Cordes, Ulrich; Dahlmann, Thilo; Friedrich, Wolf Matthias; Gramá, Nele; Ryden, Susanne; Turk, Gerd
Conductors: Willens, Michael Alexander
Ensemble: Cologne Academy
The singers function as concertists throughout...[and] mix their solo and choral duties capably...Willens achieves an impeccably stylish and enjoyable performance of an a...continue...
Recording information: Peterskirche Kempen (12/20/2008)....continue...
2 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 1998-11-05Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248
Performers: Frimmer, Monika; Kooij, Peter [Bass Vocal]; Mera, Yoshikazu; Turk, Gerd
Gramophone Classical Music Guide 2010
Masaaki Suzuki faces plentiful if not invariably stiff competition in this work. In fact, it outstrips most of its rivals, in...continue...