Mendelssohn: Elijah, Op. 70 / George London, Ingrid Bjoner, Waldemar Kmentt, Ira Malaniuk. Christoph von Dohnanyi (96 khz remastering) (live, 1962)
2 CD / Archipel / 2014-04-29Conductors: Dohnanyi, Christoph von
Ensemble: Cologne Radio Chorus; Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra
A commanding vocal and stage presence, bass-baritone George London, heard here in his only Elias recording, leads a noteworthy quartet of vocal soloists. - Conductor...continue...
5 CD / ICA Classics / 2013-10-29Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto for Piano no 1 in C major, Op. 15; Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37; Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58; Frédéric Chopin: Concerto for Piano...
Performers: Amis, John; Arrau, Claudio [Piano]; Cherkassky, Shura [Piano]; Cziffra, Gyorgy [Piano]; Gilels, Emil [Piano]; Katchen, Julius [Piano]
Conductors: Boult, Adrian; Klemperer, Otto; Dohnányi, Christoph von; Kempe, Rudolf; Tzipine, Georges; Cluytens, André; Adey, Christopher; Hickox, Richard
For unalloyed dignity and composure, these performances are hard to equal.' - Gramophone, May 2011 'This is vintage Cherkassky; playing to charm the birds out...continue...