Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3; Mass in C major / Emanuel Ax, piano; Joélle Harvey, Kelley O'Connor, William Burden, Shenyang; San Francisco SO, Tilson Thomas
1 Super Audio CD / San Francisco Media / 2015-11-13Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37; Mass in C major, Op. 86
Performers: Ax, Emanuel; Burden, William; Harvey, Joelle; O'Connor, Kelley; Shenyang
Conductors: Thomas, Michael T.
Ensemble: San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
This recording features two of the works that helped cement Beethoven's reputation as a creative genius like none other. Internationally acclaimed pianist Emanuel Ax joins...continue...
Recording information: Davies Symphony Hall - a venue of the San Francisco War (01/15/2014-01/18/2014); Davies Symphony Hall - a venue of the San Francisco War (09/26/2013-09/28/2013)....continue...
Jake Heggie (b.1961): The Radio Hour, A Choral Opera in One Act / Susan Graham, mz; David Clemensen, piano; John Alexander Singers; Pacific SO
1 CD / Delos / 2015-10-09Works: Jake Heggie: The Radio Hour, opera in one act for soloists, chorus & orchestra; Patterns, for mezzo-soprano & female chorus; I Shall Not Live in Vain, song for voice & piano; Dead Man Walking; He wil...
Performers: Dyson, Denean [Vocals]; Graham, Susan; McKillips, Ricardo V. [Vocals]
Conductors: Clemensen, David; Alexander, John
Ensemble: ; Pacific Symphony
Initially regarded as a master composer of art songs, Jake Heggie has since become known as perhaps America's leading contemporary composer of internationally acclaimed operas....continue...
Recording information: Meng Concert Hall, Clayes Performing Arts Center, Calif (05/20/2014); Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall at Segerstrom C (05/20/2014); Meng Concert Hall, Clayes Perfor...continue...
Vivica Genaux: Mezzo-Soprano Arias by Donizetti, Rossini, Handel et al. / Europa Galante, Biondi; Les Violons du Roy, Labadie; Ens. Orchestral de Paris, Nelson
3 CD / Warner Classics / 2015-09-25Works: Gioachino Rossini: La Cenerentola (Cinderella); L' italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers), opera; La dona del lago; Semiramide, opera; Barber of Seville (Il barbiere di Siviglia), opera; Ga...
Performers: Biondi, Fabio [Violin]; Genaux, Vivica
Conductors: Nelson, John; Labadie, Bernard; Biondi, Fabio [Violin]
Ensemble: ; Ensemble Orchestral de Paris; Europa Galante
Ravel: L'Enfant et les Sortilèges; Shéhérazade / Susan Graham, soprano; Anna Christy, Marie Lenormand, Elliot Madore, Jean-Paul Fouchécourt. Seiji Ozawa
1 CD / Decca / 2015-09-04Works: Maurice Ravel: L'enfant et les sortilèges, opera-ballet in 2 parts; Shéhérazade, poems (3) for soprano (or tenor) & orchestra (or piano); Miroirs, M. 43
Performers: Graham, Susan; Leonard, Isabel
Conductors: Ozawa, Seiji
Ensemble: ; Saito Kinen Orchestra
One of the world's legendary conductors, Seiji Ozawa celebrates his 80th birthday in September 2015. To celebrate, this disc of all-new Ravel recordings features one...continue...