Brahms: Rhapsodie, Zwei Gesänge, Vier Ernste Gesänge; Mahler: Kindertotenlieder; Gluck / Kathleen Ferrier, contralto
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2014-09-09Conductors: Walter, Bruno
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
In 1946, the great contralto Kathleen Ferrier made her stage debut at the Glyndebourne Festival in the première of Britten's The Rape of Lucretia. A...continue...
Leos Janacek: String Quartets nos 1 & 2; Concertino / Milan Polák, clarinet; Lukás Korínek, bassoon; Jan Voboril, horn; Slávka Pechoková-Vernerová, piano
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2014-09-09Conductors:
Ensemble: Prazák String Quartet
This exciting and varied program of chamber music by Janácek features the talents of the world renowned Prazák Quartet, who are joined by a quartet...continue...
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 13 "Babi Yar"; Prokofiev: October, excerpts / Vitaly Gromadsky, bass; Kyrill Kondrashin
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2014-08-12Conductors: Kondrashin, Kyrill
Ensemble: Academic Choir, Yurlov State Choir; Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
This recording is an echo of the second performance of Shostakovich's Symphony No.13 in December of 1962. It still features the original text by Yevtushenko...continue...
Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 2; Ballade No. 1; Valse No. 17; Fantasie; Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 4 / Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, piano
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2014-07-08Conductors: Gracis, Ettore
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Italian pianist Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli was a legend in his own lifetime - renowned for his beautifully polished sound, clarity of execution, strict fidelity to...continue...