Paola Prestini: Oceanic Verses / Christopher Burchett, baritone; Helga Davis, voice; Hila Plitmann, soprano [CD + DVD]
2 CD / VIA Records / 2015-02-10Works: Paola Prestini: Oceanic Verses, operatic tableau for soloists, chorus & orchestra; Unspecified: [DVD Bonus Material]
Conductors: Wachner, Julian
Ensemble: Choir of Trinity Wall Street and Decoda
"Oceanic Verses" is a 60-minute meditation on fading civilizations. An archaeologist, played by improviser Helga Davis, leads the exploration whose investigation into the 'artifacts of...continue...
Schubert: Die Schöne Müllerin; Winterreise; Schwanengesang / Ian Bostridge, tenor; Mitsuko Uchida, Leif Ove Andsnes, Antonio Pappano, piano [3 CDs plus bonus DVD]
4 CD / Erato / 2015-01-13Works: Franz Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin, D 795/Op. 25; Winterreise, D 911/Op. 89; Geheimnis, D 491; An Schwager Kronos ("Spu'te dich, Kronos"), song for voice & piano, D. 369 (Op. 19/1); Widers...
Performers: Andsnes, Leif Ove; Bostridge, Ian; Pappano, Antonio [Conductor]; Uchida, Mitsuko [Piano]
Particularly renowned for his insightful and sensitive performances, acclaimed tenor Ian Bostridge is in fine form in these three major Schubert song cycles. Alongside his...continue...