Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto; Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto; Sarasate: Gypsy Tunes / Gerhard Tascher, violin
1 CD / MD&G / 2013-04-23Conductors: Lehmann, Fritz; Rother, Artur
Ensemble: Bamberg Symphony Orchestra; Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Gerhard Taschner became the concertmaster in Brno at the age of seventeen, and shortly thereafter Wilhelm Furtwängler appointed him to the same post in Berlin....continue...
1 CD / EMI Classics / 2013-04-09Works: Igor Stravinsky: Le sacre du printemps; Symphonies of Wind Instruments; Apollon musagète, ballet in 2 scenes for string orchestra
Conductors: Rattle, Simon, Sir
Ensemble: ; Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
The Rite of Spring, original French title, Le sacre du printemps, is a 1913 ballet with music by the Russian composer Igor Stravinsky. After the...continue...
Recording information: Philharmonie, Berlin....continue...
Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde / Brigitte Fassbaender, Francisco Araiza. Carlo Maria Giulini, Berlin PO
1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2013-04-02Conductors: Giulini, Carlo Maria
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
First choice, Deutsche Grammophon's new original album series, continues and offers 10 appealing new titles. This is the third batch of 10. Earlier releases have...continue...
4 CD / Teldec / 2013-02-26Conductors: Harnoncourt, Nikolaus
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic
"Why should Bruckner always sound heavy, sedentary, as though slowly digesting a gigantic meal? Harnoncourt gives us the light-footedness, while allowing the music to unfold...continue...