Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night's Dream; Overtures / Royal Scottish National SO; Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig; Weller; Masur
2 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2014-09-30Conductors: Masur, Kurt; Weller, Walter
Ensemble: Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig; Royal Scottish National Orchestra
This special collection brings together Felix Mendelssohn's concert overtures, a genre for which the composer was particularly famed. Among them is Ruy Blas; despite Mendelssohn's...continue...
Brahms: Complete Symphonies; Ein deutsches Requiem /McNair, Hagegård; Westminster Symphonic Choir; New York Phil.; Masur
5 CD / Warner Classics / 2014-09-02Works: Johannes Brahms: Symphony no 1 in C minor, Op. 68; Tragic Overture, Op. 81; Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 73; Academic Festival Overture in C minor, Op. 80; Symphony no 3 in F major, Op. 90; Variatio...
Conductors: Masur, Kurt
Ensemble: ; New York Philharmonic; Westminster Symphonic Choir
In his four symphonies, composed between 1876 and 1885, Johannes Brahms proved himself a worthy heir to Beethoven. Grand in their scale, the works embody...continue...
Bechara El-Khoury (b.1957): Violin Concerto No. 1 'On the Borders of Nowhere'; Horn Concerto 'The Dark Mountain'; Clarinet Concerto 'Autumn Pictures' / Sarah Nemtanu, violin; David Guerrier, horn; Patrick Messina, clarinet
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2014-08-12Works: Bechara El Khoury: Concerto for Violin no 1 ("On the Borders of Nowhere"), Op. 62; Concerto for Horn ("The Dark Mountain"), Op. 74; Concerto for Clarinet ("Autumn Pictures"), Op. 78
Performers: Guerrier, David; Messina, Patrick [Clarinet]; Nemtanu, Sarah [Violin]
Conductors: Masur, Kurt; Casadesus, Jean-Claude; Elts, Olari
Ensemble: Orchestre National de France; Paris Chamber Orchestra
This fifth Naxos release of the music of the Franco-Lebanese composer Bechara El-Khoury features three concertos two of which, for wind instruments, are inspired by...continue...
1 CD / Decca / 2014-05-27Conductors: Masur, Kurt;
Ensemble: Beaux Arts Trio; Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Eight classic recordings, featuring great performances from Claudio Abbado, Leonard Bernstein, Lucia Popp and more, re-released from Decca and Deutsche Grammophon with a new low...continue...