Seiji Ozawa: The Complete Warner Recordings - A program centered on the large-scale orchestral scores of the 19th & 20th centuries / Itzhak Perlman, Anne-Sophe Mutter, Mstislav Rostropovich et al. [25 CDs]
25 CD / Warner Classics / 2015-05-26Conductors: Ozawa, Seiji
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic; Boston Symphony Orchestra; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Japan Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra; London Philharmonic Orchestra; London Symphont Orchestra; Orchestre de Paris; Orches...
Seiji Ozawa remains the longest-serving music director in the history of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, having held the position for 29 seasons from 1973-2002. He...continue...
Frédéric Chopin: Simply the Best - Piano Concertos, Sonatas, Etudes, Waltzes, Songs / Maurizio Pollini; Arthur Rubinstein; Eugéne Mursky, Konrad Jarnot [6 CDs]
6 CD / Profil Edition Gunter Hanssler / 2015-05-12Conductors:
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
The Profil label's Frédéric Chopin: Simply the Best is a 6CD overview of some of the finest works in the great Polish/French composer's œuvre, from...continue...
The Definitive Programme - Mozart: Piano Concerto no 21; Schubert: Impromptus; Schumann: Piano Concerto; Liszt, Ravel / Dinu Lipatti, piano
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2015-05-12Conductors: Karajan, Herbert von
Ensemble: Lucerne Festival Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra
Dinu Lipatti was a unique figure in the pantheon of pianists. Although his life was cut short by Hodgkin's at the age of 33, he...continue...
Anton Webern: Solo Vocal, Choral and Chamber Works / Tony Arnold, soprano; Claire Booth, soprano; Leila Josefowicz, violin; Jacob Greenberg, piano; Sooyun Kim, flute et al.
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2015-04-14Works: Anton Webern: Songs (5) from Der siebente Ring, for voice & piano, Op. 3; Lieder (5) nach Gedichten von Stefan George, Op. 4; Bagatelles (6) for string quartet, Op. 9; Songs (4) for voice & piano, Op...
Performers: Arnold, Tony [Soprano Vocal]; Booth, Claire; Greenberg, Jacob; Josefowicz, Leila; Kim, Sooyun [Flute]; Neidich, Charles; Sherry, Fred [Cello]; Weiss, Orion
Conductors: Craft, Robert
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Purity of sound and perfect craftsmanship marked Anton Webern's journey from his intensely expressive early songs through to the new perspectives cultivated in his Opp....continue...
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 'Classical'; Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 'Emperor'; Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 / Arthur Rubinstein, piano; Ormandy, Philharmonia Orch. (live, 1963)
2 CD / Testament / 2015-04-14Works: Sergey Prokofiev: Symphony no 1 in D major, Op. 25 "Classical"; Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto for Piano no 5 "Emperor"; Jean Sibelius: Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 43
Performers: Rubinstein, Artur [Piano]
Conductors: Ormandy, Eugene
Ensemble: ; Philharmonia Orchestra
This BBC recording of a concert from June 1963, never before released, is notable on several fronts. Not only is it a document of a...continue...
Recording information: Royal Festival Hall, London (06/14/1963)....continue...
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5, "Emperor"; Symphony No. 5 / Edwin Fischer, piano. Furtwangler, Vienna PO
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2015-03-10Conductors: Furtwangler, Wilhelm
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Wilhelm Furtwängler's last recording of Beethoven's immortal Symphony No.5 with the Vienna Philharmonic stands out among his many others, as does his collaboration with pianist...continue...
Pierre Boulez: Emotion & Analysis - Documentaries and Performances of Works by Mahler, Bruckner, Stravinsky, Debussy, Berg & Schönberg / Berlin PO; Vienna PO; Chicago SO et al.; Boulez [10 DVD]
10 DVD Video / EuroArts / 2015-02-24Works: Gustav Mahler: Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection"; Anton Bruckner: Symphony no 8 in C minor, WAB 108; Igor Stravinsky: Firebird; Manuel de Falla: El sombrero de tres picos; Claude Debussy: La me...
Performers: Damrau, Diana; Lang, Petra; Matos, Elisabete
Conductors: Boulez, Pierre
Ensemble: Berliner Philharmoniker; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Lucerne Festival; Orchestre de Paris; Philharmonia Orchestra; Staatskapelle Berlin ; Wiener Philharmoniker
This 10DVD box set pays homage to Pierre Boulez' 90th birthday on 26 March 2015. Not only is it a celebration of a great conductor...continue...
Run Time: 1022 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): PCM Stereo, DD 5.1, DTS 5.0
Subtitles: English, German, French