Mendelssohn in Birmingham, Vol. 1 - The Hebrides, Op. 26; Symphonies nos 4 'Italian' and 5 'Reformation' / Gardner
1 Super Audio CD / Chandos Records / 2014-02-25Works: Felix Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture, in B minor Op. 26 "Fingal's Cave"; Symphony no 5 in D major, Op. 107 "Reformation"; Symphony no 4 in A major, Op. 90 "Italian"
Conductors: Gardner, Edward
Ensemble: ; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
The start of a recording project marking Felix Mendelssohn's special relationship with the city. Recorded at Birmingham Town Hall, where Mendelssohn conducted many times. This...continue...
Recording information: Town Hall, Birmingham (10/20/2013/10/21/2013)....continue...
Britten: War Requiem / Peter Pears, Heather Harper, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. (live, Coventry Cathedral, May 1962)
1 CD / Testament / 2013-12-10Conductors: Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Melos Ensemble
Testament presents what will undoubtedly be hailed as one of the most important releases of the Britten centenary - the première performance of the War...continue...