Michael Matthews (b.1950): String Quartets Nos. 2 (2003) & 3 (2013); Miniatures (2000) / The Clearwater Quartet
1 CD / Ravello / 2015-08-14Works: David Matthews: Quartet for Strings no 3, Op. 18; Michael Matthews: Miniatures, for string quartet; String Quarter no 2; Unspecified: Untitled CD-ROM Track
Ensemble: Clearwater Quartet
Inspired by the worlds of literature and nature, Canadian composer Michael Matthews utilizes his expressive musical language to explore existential and humanistic discourses about society,...continue...
Recording information: St. John's Cathedral in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (05/27/2013-05/29/2013); St. John's Cathedral in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (09/30/2013); St. John's Cathedral in Winnipeg, Ma...continue...
Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence; String Quartet No. 3; Melodrama from The Snow Maiden / Kremlin CO, Rachlevsky
1 CD / Claves / 2015-08-11Works: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Sextet for Strings in D major, Op. 70 "Souvenir de Florence"; Quartet for Strings no 3 in E minor, Op. 30; The Snow Maiden, incidental music, Op. 12
Conductors: Rachlevsky, Misha
Ensemble: Kremlin Chamber Orchestra
The rise of Moscow's newest ensemble, the Chamber Orchestra Kremlin, has taken the musical community by storm. The orchestra's short history resembles the impact of...continue...
Reminiscences - Miniatures for violin & piano by Wagner, Liszt & Richard Strauss / Lisa Schatzman, violin; Benjamin Engeli, piano
1 CD / Claves / 2015-08-11Works: Richard Wagner: Mignonne ("Mignonne, allons voir si la rose"), song for voice & piano, WWV 57; Träume ("Sag, welch wunderbare Träume"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) (Wesendonk Lied...
Performers: Engeli, Benjamin; Schatzman, Lisa
Swiss violinist Lisa Schatzman is the concertmaster of the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra and was the prizewinner of the Concours de Genève in 2004. She is...continue...
Recording information: Künstlerhaus, Boswil, Switzerland (03/05/2013-03/07/2013)....continue...
Brahms: Clarinet Quintet, Op. 115; Zemlinsky: Clarinet Trio, Op. 3 / Emma Johnson, clarinet; John Lenahan, piano
1 CD / Nimbus Records / 2015-08-07Works: Johannes Brahms: Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in B minor, Op.115; Alexander von Zemlinsky: Trio for piano, clarinet & cello in D minor, Op. 3
Performers: Helmerson, Frans [Cello]; Johnson, Emma [Clarinet]; Lenehan, John [Piano]
Ensemble: Michelangelo Quartet
Emma Johnson is one of few clarinetists to have established a busy solo career, which has taken her to major European, American, and Asian venues...continue...
Recording information: Wyastone Leys, Monmouth, UK (12/14/2013-12/15/2013)....continue...