Handel: 'Terpsicore' & Ballet Scenes from 'Ariodante' / Ava Pine, soprano; Kirsten Sollek, mezzo-soprano. Richman
1 CD / Centaur / 2014-08-12Works: George Frederick Handel: Terpsichore; Ballet Scenes from Ariodante
Performers: Pine, Ava; Snaidas, Nell; Sollek, Kirsten
Conductors: Richman, James
Ensemble: ; Concert Royal Orchestra
Handel''s one act opera-ballet Terpsichore (1734) is followed by the ballets sequences from his 1735 opera seria, Ariodante. Leading baroque conductor James Richman founded the...continue...
Recording information: St. George's Episcopal Church, New York, NY (2007-09-22_2007-09-25&2009-)....continue...
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring; Petrouchka (first versions, as heard at the premieres) / François-Xavier Roth, Les Siècles
1 CD / Actes / 2014-08-12Works: Igor Stravinsky: Le sacre du printemps; Petrushka, ballet (burlesque) in 4 scenes for orchestra (1947 version)
Performers: Rolland, Michael
Conductors: Roth, François-Xavier; Roth, François-Xavier
Ensemble: Les Siècles
On May 29, 1913 the début performance of Stravinsky's ballet Le Sacre du Printemps created one of the biggest scandals in the history of music....continue...
39 CD / Sony Classical / 2014-08-05Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: March in D major, K 335 no 1 (320a); Serenade no 9 in D major, K 320 "Posthorn"; March in D major, K 335 no 2 (320a); Divertimento for Oboe, 2 Horns and Strings no 11 in D ma...
Performers: Abbado, Claudio [Conductor]; Argerich, Martha [Piano]; Berman, Lazar; Curiel, Nicoletta; Drabowicz, Wojciech; Fedin, Alexander; Gleb Nikolsky; Groth, Konradin; Kösters, Johannes M.; Konstantin S...
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
As the sad news of the passing of Maestro Abbado broke on January 20, 2014, heartfelt tributes quickly poured in from around the world. Sir...continue...
1 CD / Decca / 2014-07-29Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43
Conductors: Petrou, George
Ensemble: Armonia Atenea
Rejecting academic coolness, Armonia Atenea, under the baton of conductor George Petrou, injects dramatic energy and bright color to Beethoven's bold ballet score
Recording information: Dimitris Mitropoulos Hall, Megaron, The Athens Concert (2013-07-22_2013-07-26&2013-)....continue...
1 CD / CPO / 2014-07-08Works: Richard Strauss: Josephslegende, Op. 63
Conductors: Solyom, Stefan
Ensemble: Staatskapelle Weimar
During a guest performance in Berlin in 1913, Richard Strauss saw Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes and was so delighted by them that he declared his...continue...
Recording information: CCN Weimarhalle (06/03/2012-06/04/2012)....continue...
3 CD / Melodiya / 2014-07-08Works: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty Suite, Op. 66a
Performers: Fridgeym, G.; Luzanov, Fiodor; Lyubimov, Anatoly [Oboe]; Sokolov, V.; Tolstaya, Nadezhda
Conductors: Svetlanov, Evgeny
Ensemble: USSR State Academic Symphony Orchestra
Firma Melodiya presents a complete recording of Pyotr Tchaikovsky's ballet The Sleeping Beauty. This ballet was finished in 1889 and has been one of the...continue...
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Hindemith: Nobilissima Visione; Five Pieces for String Orchestra / Ko-ichiro Yamamoto, trombone; Emma McGrath, violin; Seattle Sym., Schwarz
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2014-07-08Works: Paul Hindemith: Nobilissima visione, dance legend in 6 scenes; School Work for Instrumental Ensemble Playing, "music for use" for instruments, Op. 44
Performers: McGrath, Emma; Yamamoto, Ko-ichiro
Conductors: Schwarz, Gerard
Ensemble: Seattle Symphony
Recording information: Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall-Benaroya Hall, Seat (05/2011)....continue...