Verdi: Don Carlo; Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov / Ferruccio Furlanetto, bass; Michael Halasz, Carlos Alvarez et al.; Vienna State Opera Chorus & Orch.; Gatti, Sokhiev
1 CD / Orfeo / 2015-01-13
In the world of opera there are certain roles for every type of voice that can crown a singer's stage career. For the basso profondo,...continue...
R. Strauss: Salzburg Recitals / Schwarzkopf, Della Casa, Seefried, Gedda, Ludwig, Prey, Price, Schreier, Mathis, Von Stade et al. (rec. 1956-2010)
2 CD / Orfeo / 2014-11-11
The collection of selections from various song recitals from 1956 to 2010 is in celebration of the 150th birthday of Richard Strauss. No less than...continue...
Beethoven: Prometheus Ov.; Stravinsky: Firebird Ste; Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet; Mussorgsky, Schonberg / Claudio Abbado
1 CD / Orfeo / 2014-11-11Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: European Community Youth Orchestra; Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra; Vienna Youth Choir
For Claudio Abbado, the European youth orchestras he founded and conducted were always an affair of the heart. With them he could live out his...continue...
Mozart: Symphonies K.201 & K.385 "Haffner"; Piano Concerto K.459 / Maurizio Polini, piano; Karl Bohm, Vienna PO
1 CD / Orfeo / 2014-11-11Conductors: Bohm, Karl
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Böhm's last concert in Salzburg far removed from any routine, a great Mozart expert here offers a vivid account with the Vienna Philharmonic at ist...continue...
Frank Martin: Der Zaubertrank; Le vin herbé / Patzak, Cebotari, Koréh, Zadek, Ilosvay, Poell. Ferenc Fricsay (Live recording, August 1948)
2 CD / Orfeo / 2014-11-11Conductors: Fricsay, Ferenc
Ensemble: Budapest Philharmonic; Vienna State Opera Chorus
Frank Martin's Tristan adaptation, situated between opera and oratorio, is here offered in a live recording of the world-premiere production of the stage version, sung...continue...
Brahms: String Quartet, Op. 51/2; Shostakovitch: String Quartet No. 8; Ravel: String Quartet, Op. 35 / Borodin Quartet
1 CD / Orfeo / 2014-11-11Conductors:
Ensemble: Borodin Quartet
With ist first performance in Salzburg of Shostakovich's Quartet from the Soviet Union emphasised its close relationship with the composer. Their Brahms and Ravel then...continue...
Wagner: Tannhauser / Josef Greindl, Wolfgang Windgassen, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Theo Adam, Victoria de los Angeles, Grace Bumbry (rec. live, August 1961)
3 CD / Orfeo / 2014-10-14
This 1961, Wieland Wagner directed Bayreuth Tannha¨user, conducted by Wolfgang Sawallisch, stars Victoria de los Angeles as Elisabeth and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (at his last Bayreuth...continue...
1 CD / Orfeo / 2014-10-14Works: Karol Szymanowski: Concerto for Violin no 1, Op. 35, M37; Concerto for Violin no 2, Op. 61; Myths (3), Op. 30
Performers: Skride, Baiba [Violin]; Skride, Lauma [Piano]
Conductors: Petrenko, Vasily
Ensemble: ; Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
Baiba Skride is almost unparalleled in her virtuosic, idiomatic mastery of the standard solo violin repertoire. But that is not all, for her concert calendar...continue...
Rafael Kubelík Conducts Dvorák, Haydn, Mendelssohn & Schumann / Cologne Radio SO; Kubelík (rec. 1960-63)
3 CD / Orfeo / 2014-09-09Conductors: Kubelík, Rafael
Ensemble: Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra
Rafael Kubelik's reputation as one of the most significant conductors of the 20th c. rests not just on his work with the great orchestras of...continue...
1 CD / Orfeo / 2014-09-09Works: Johann Nepomuk Hummel: Septett Militaire for piano, flute, violin, clarinet, cello, trumpet & double bass (or for piano qui; Septet for piano, flute, oboe, horn, viola, cello & double bass (or for pi...
Performers: Uhlig, Florian
Conductors: Klöcker, Dieter
Ensemble: Consortium Classicum
The Austrian composer Johann Nepomuk Hummel (1778-1837) studied both piano and composition with his great countryman Mozart, and was also a friend of Beethoven, of...continue...
Recording information: Clara-Wieck-Auditorium Sandhausen (03/20/2007-03/25/2007)....continue...