The Romanic Cello Concerto, Vol. 7: Wilhelm Fitzenhagen (1848-1890): Cello Concertos nos 1 & 2; Tchaikovsky: 'Rococo' Variations (arr. Fitzenhagen) / Alban Gerhardt, cello
1 CD / Hyperion / 2015-10-09Conductors: Blunier, Stefan
Ensemble: Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Wilhelm Fitzenhagen was a German cellist, composer and instructor, best known today as the dedicatee of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Variations on a Rococo theme. Volume...continue...
1 CD / Hyperion / 2015-10-09Conductors:
Ensemble: Takács Quartet
The much-fęted Takács Quartet presents three popular string quartets from Czechoslovakia. Janácek's String Quartet No.1 was inspired by Leo Tolstoy's novella, The Kreutzer Sonata, which...continue...
Arias for Benucci - Arias written for buffo bass-baritone Francesco Benucci by Paisiello, Salieri, Soler, Mozart, Sarti / Matthew Rose, baritone; Katherine Watson & Anna Devin, sopranos
1 CD / Hyperion / 2015-10-09Conductors: Cohen, Jonathan
Francesco Benucci was an outstanding Italian bass/baritone singer of the 18th century. This collection of Arias, featuring English operatic bass Matthew Rose, offers a fascinating...continue...
Schubert: Impromptus, D935; Piano Pieces, D946; Hüttenbrenner Variations, D576 / Steven Osborne, piano
1 CD / Hyperion / 2015-10-09
British pianist Steven Osborne shines in lyrical new performances of seven of Schubert's greatest late works for piano, Four Impromptus D935 and Three piano pieces...continue...
Choral Music by Rene Clausen & Stephen Paulus 'Calm: On the Listening Ear of Night' / Choir of Royal Holloway, Rupert Gough
1 CD / Hyperion / 2015-10-09Conductors: Gough, Rupert
Ensemble: Choir of Royal Holloway
René Clausen and Stephen Paulus are two of the biggest names in American choral music of the last few decades. Clausen is best known as...continue...