Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3; Mass in C major / Emanuel Ax, piano; Joélle Harvey, Kelley O'Connor, William Burden, Shenyang; San Francisco SO, Tilson Thomas
1 Super Audio CD / San Francisco Media / 2015-11-13Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37; Mass in C major, Op. 86
Performers: Ax, Emanuel; Burden, William; Harvey, Joelle; O'Connor, Kelley; Shenyang
Conductors: Thomas, Michael T.
Ensemble: San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
This recording features two of the works that helped cement Beethoven's reputation as a creative genius like none other. Internationally acclaimed pianist Emanuel Ax joins...continue...
Recording information: Davies Symphony Hall - a venue of the San Francisco War (01/15/2014-01/18/2014); Davies Symphony Hall - a venue of the San Francisco War (09/26/2013-09/28/2013)....continue...
John Taverner: Missa Corona spinea; Dum transisset Sabbatum I and II / The Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips
1 CD / Gimell / 2015-11-13Works: John Taverner: Missa "Corona Spinea", for 6 voices; Dum transisset sabbatum (ii), motet for 5 voices; Dum transisset sabbatum (i), motet for 5 (another version exists for 4) voices
Performers: Balkwill, William; Charlesworth, Stephen; Dobell, Mark; Greig, Donald; Gribbin, Alice; Learmonth, Alexander; Macdonald, Rob [Bass vocals]; Osmond, Cecilia; Rowntree, Richard; Walker, Julian; Wall, Si...
Conductors: Phillips, Peter
Ensemble: ; The Tallis Scholars
The Tallis Scholars return one again to the music of John Taverner with the Missa Corona spinea. A challenging mass setting, the magnificence of its...continue...
Recording information: Chapel of Merton College, Oxford....continue...
1 CD / Bongiovanni / 2015-11-13Works: Vincenzo Bellini: I Puritani, opera; La sonnambula, opera; Gaetano Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor; Giuseppe Verdi: La traviata; Giacomo Puccini: Manon Lescaut
Performers: Filippeschi, Mario; Vocals], Virginia Zeani [Soprano
Considered an outlier in the history of the twentieth century operatic theater for her comparatively small discography, the Romanian soprano Virginia Zeani was nonetheless internationally...continue...
Beethoven: Triple Concerto; Choral Fantasy / Itzhak Perlman, violin; Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Daniel Barenboim, piano. Berlin PO
1 CD / Warner Classics / 2015-11-06Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto for Piano, Violin and Cello in C major, Op. 56 "Triple Concerto"; Fantasia in C minor, Op. 80 "Choral Fantasy"
Performers: Barenboim, Daniel [Conductor, Piano]; Bonig, Andrea; Hohn, Carola; Kammerloher, Katharina; Lindskog, Par; Ma, Yo-Yo; Pape, Rene; Perlman, Itzhak; Wottrich, Endrik
Conductors: Barenboim, Daniel
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Happy Birthday, Mr. Perlman! Warner Classics is proud to celebrate Itzhak Perlman's 70th birthday with several releases. Itzhak is adored by audiences around the world...continue...
Recording information: Philharmonie, Berlin (02/15/1995-02/16/1995)....continue...
Robin de Raaff (b.1968): Waiting for Miss Monroe, opera / Laura Aikin, Dutch Nat'l Opera, Steven Sloane (live)
2 Super Audio CD / Challenge / 2015-11-06Works: Robin de Raaff: Waiting for Miss Monroe, opera
Performers: Aikin, Laura; Belcher, Daniel; Coulombe, Alain [Bass Vocal]; Duesing, Dale; Kowan, Maria [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal]; Lee, David DQ; Randle, Tom [Tenor vocals]; Tessier, John; Van Kerckhove, Hendrickje
Conductors: Sloane, Steven
Ensemble: Netherlands Chamber Orchestra
World premiere recording of the new opera by leading Dutch composer Robin de Raaff, starring soprano Laura Aikin in the role of Marilyn Monroe....continue...
Recording information: Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam (2012-06-07&2012-06-15&2012-)....continue...