A Portrait - arias by Handel, Mozart, Wagner, Verdi, Lehar; songs by Schubert / Michael Volle, baritone
1 CD / BR Klassik / 2014-10-14Conductors: Weikert, Ralf
Ensemble: Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Baritone Michael Volle, (b. 1960) has long numbered among the top singers in German operatic life, yet until recently listeners had no opportunity to enjoy...continue...
Walter Braunfels (1882-1954): The Annunciation / Juliane Banse, Robert Holl, Matthias Klink, Hanna Schwarz et al. Munich RSO, Ulf Schirmer
2 CD / BR Klassik / 2014-10-14Conductors: Schirmer, Ulf
Ensemble: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra; Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
During the Weimar Republic era, alongside Richard Strauss, the then oft-performed composer Walter Braunfels was considered an important exponent of a moderate modernism. Despite his...continue...
Schumann: Scenes from Goethes Faust / Christian Gerhaher, Christiane Karg, Alastair Miles, Kurt Rydl, Bernarda Fink, Tareq Nazmi. Daniel Harding
2 CD / BR Klassik / 2014-10-14Conductors: Harding, Daniel
Ensemble: Bavarian Radio Chorus; Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
This new BR-KLASSIK recording of Robert Schumann's "Scenes from Goethe's Faust" (1853) reflects today's increased interest in a piece Schumann himself considered to be among...continue...