Stravinsky: The Firebird; Pétrouchka; The Rite of Spring / Pierre Boulez, The Cleveland Orchestra, Pierre Boulez
1 CD / Sony / RCA / 2015-08-28Conductors: Boulez, Pierre
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; Cleveland Orchestra; New York Philharmonic
Drawn from the worldwide catalog holdings of Sony Classical, which includes both the Columbia/CBS and RCA Victor label imprints, the SONY Classical Originals, SONY Classical...continue...
Rachmaninov: Prelude in C sharp minor; Piano Concerto No. 2; Symphony No. 3 / Cyril Smith, piano; Malcolm Sargent
1 CD / Guild / 2015-08-11Conductors: Sargent, Malcolm
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra
Earlier releases on the Guild Historic label featuring Sir Malcolm Sargent have earned much critical praise, and we present a new compilation of Sargent conducting...continue...
Itzhak Perlman conducts & plays Beethoven, Bach, Weber, Vivaldi, Mozart, Halvorsen, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, Prokofiev, Elgar, Saint-Saens et al. / Zuill Bailey, cello; Isaac Stern, Shlomo Mintz, Gil Shaham, Maxim Vengerov, violins [4 DVD]
4 DVD Video / EuroArts / 2015-07-31Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Egmont Overture, Op. 84A; Concerto for Piano, Violin and Cello in C major, Op. 56 "Triple Concerto"; Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral"; Carl Maria von Weber: Oberon, o...
Conductors: ormandy, Eugene; Rozhdestvensky, Gennadi; Perlaman, Itzhak; Mehta, Zubin; Barenboim, Daniel
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; Israel Philharmonic Orchestra; Philadelphia Orchestra
This exciting anniversary edition covers 30 years of Itzhak Perlman's extraordinary musical career: DVD 1: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra plays Beethoven (2010) Itzhak Perlman conductor *...continue...
Run Time: 354 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, 4:3, Color
Sound Format(s): PCM Stereo, PCM Mono
British Violin Concertos - Concertos by Arnold Bax, George Dyson, John Veale & Arthur Bliss / Lydia Mordkovitch, violin
2 CD / Chandos Records / 2015-07-31Works: Arnold Bax: Concerto for Violin; George Dyson: Concerto for Violin in E flat major; Arthur Bliss: Concerto for Violin & orchestra, Op. 79, F. 111; John Veale: Concerto for Violin
Performers: Mordkovitch], Lydia
Conductors: Thompson, Bryden; Hickox, Richard; Hatfield, Lesley; Bryant, Stephen
Ensemble: BBC National Orchestra of Wales; BBC Symphony Orchestra; City of London Sinfonia; London Philharmonic Orchestra
This two-disc set offers four great British violin concertos which Lydia Mordkovitch recorded between 1995 and 2006 with Bryden Thomson, Richard Hickox, and four of...continue...
Recording information: Blackheath Halls, London (01/17/2006/01/18/2006); Brangwyn Hall, Swansea (01/17/2006/01/18/2006); St. Jude's Church, Central Square, London NW11 (01/17/2006/01/18/2006); Blackhe...continue...
British Violin & Cello Concertos - Works by Benjamin, Moeran, Bax & Walton / Collier, Compoli & Gertler, violins; Piatiagorsky, cello; BBC Northern Orch.; BBC SO et al.
2 CD / Lyrita / 2015-06-09Conductors: Robinson, Stanford; Schwartz, Rudolf; Sargent, Sir Malcolm
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; British Northern Orchestra
This two-disc set presents recordings of four British works from the Itter Broadcast Collection, the pristine recording archive of Lyrita founder Richard Itter, featuring fine...continue...
Martinu: Rhapsody-Concerto; Three Madrigals; Duo no 2; Sonata for viola & piano / Maxim Rysanov, viola; Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin
1 Super Audio CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2015-05-12Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Rhapsodie for Viola and Orchestra; Madrigals (3) for Violin and Viola; Duo for Violin and Viola no 2, H 331; Sonata for viola & piano, H. 355
Performers: Apekisheva, Katya; Rysanov, Maxim; Sitkovetsky, Alexander
Conductors: Belohlávek, Jirí
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Leading violist Maxim Rysanov and fellow musicians play Bohuslav Martinu's four later works for viola, all composed during his USA residence (1940-56) and all of...continue...
Tristan Murail (b.1947): Le Partage des eaux; Contes cruels; Sillages / Netherlands Radio PO; BBC SO, Valade; Wiek Hijmans & Seth Josel, electric guitars
1 CD / Aeon / 2015-04-28Works: Tristan Murail: Le Partage des eaux, for orchestra; Contes cruels, for 2 electric guitars & orchestra; Sillages, for orchestra
Performers: Hijmans, Wiek; Josel, Seth
Conductors: Valade, Pierre-Andre
Ensemble: ; BBC Symphony Orchestra; Netherlands Radio Philharmonic
With this second monograph in the catalogue, æon confirms its attachment to one of the principal representatives of spectral music in France and abroad. Tristan...continue...
Recording information: Maida Vale Studio 1, BBC, London (12/05/2002)....continue...
Walton: Symphony No. 2; Cello Concerto; Improvisation on an Impromptu of Benjamin Britten / Paul Watkins, cello; BBC SO; Edward Gardner
1 Super Audio CD / Chandos Records / 2015-03-31Works: William Walton: Improvisations on an Impromptu of Benjamin Britten, for orchestra; Concerto for Cello; Symphony no 2
Performers: Watkins, Paul [Cello, Conductor]
Conductors: Gardner, Edward
Ensemble: ; BBC Symphony Orchestra
Edward Gardner conducts the BBC Symphony in late music of Sir William Walton. This release follows the successful recording of Walton's First Symphony and Violin...continue...
Recording information: Watford Colosseum....continue...
Havergal Brian: The Tigers, opera / Teresa Cahill, Alison Hargan, Marilyn Hill Smith, et al.; BBC SO & Chorus; Lionel Friend
3 CD / Testament / 2015-03-10Conductors: Friend, Lionel
Ensemble: BBC Singers; BBC Symphony Orchestra
Testament presents the first CD release of Havergal Brian's opera The Tigers, taken from a 1983 recording made at its BBC Radio 3 studio première...continue...
Pierre Boulez: The Complete Erato Recordings - Stravinsky, Schoenberg, Messiaen, Berio, Boulez, Carter et al. / Pierre Boulez; BBC SO; Chicago SO; Ensemble Intercontemporain et al.
14 CD / Warner Classics / 2015-03-10Conductors: Boulez, Pierre
Ensemble: BBC Singers; BBC Symphony Orchestra; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Choeur de Radio-France ; Ensemble Intercontemporain; Les Percussions de Strasbourg ; London Symphony Orchestra; New Swingle Singers; O...
Exploring 20th century repertoire - both well-loved masterpieces and new discoveries - this 14-CD anthology reflectsthe diverse aesthetic strands of Pierre Boulez's programming over the...continue...
1 CD / Guild / 2014-12-09Conductors: Sargent, Sir Malcolm
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra
These works were originally recorded in 1956 and 1958....continue...
Karol Szymanowski: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 3 "The Song of the Night"; Love Songs of Hafiz / Ben Johnson, tenor; BBC SO, Gardner
1 Super Audio CD / Chandos Records / 2014-11-18Conductors: Gardner, Edward
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Chorus; BBC Symphony Orchestra
Edward Gardner returns with the BBC Symphony Orchestra to the intoxicating orchestral music of Karol Szymanowski in their third disc devoted to the composer. Their...continue...
John Tavener: Akhmatova Requiem / Elise Ross, Phyllis Bryn-Julson, sopranos; John Shirley-Quirk, bass-bar.; The Nash Ensemble; BBC SO; Gennady Rozhdestvensky
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2014-11-11Conductors: Rozhdestvensky, Gennady ;
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; The Nash Ensemble
Tavener's avant-garde style of the seventies contrasts with the contemplative beauty of his later works, for which he is best known, yet he spirituality and...continue...
Great Symphonies by Beethoven, Brahms, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Tchaikovsky / Boult, Cantelli, Furtwangler et al.
5 CD / ICA Classics / 2014-10-28Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral"; Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica"; Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Symphony no 4 in F minor, Op. 36; Modest Mussorgsky: Soroc...
Performers: Wilson-Johnson, David
Conductors: Furtwängler, Wilhelm; Rozhdestvensky, Gennady; Cantelli, Guido; Argenta, Ataúlfo; Boult, Adrian
Ensemble: ; BBC Symphony Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic
A wonderful collection of some of the best-known symphonies by Beethoven, Brahms, Mendelssohn, Schumann and Tchaikovsky together with other orchestral favourites from Debussy, Smetana, Mussorgsky...continue...
Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38; Sea Pictures, Op. 37 / Sarah Connolly, mz; Stuart Skelton, tenor; David Soar, bass. Andrew Davis
2 Super Audio CD / Chandos Records / 2014-10-28Works: Edward Elgar: Sea Pictures, Op. 37; The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38
Performers: Connolly, Sarah [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Skelton, Stuart; Soar, David
Conductors: Davis, Andrew
Ensemble: ; BBC Symphony Orchestra
The peerless Elgarian Sir Andrew Davis conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in this new recording of Elgar's choral masterpiece, The Dream of Gerontius,...continue...
Recording information: Fairfield Halls, Croydon (04/03/2014-04/05/2014)....continue...