1 CD / Orfeo / 2013-02-26Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: Symphony no 7 (as used in the film "Testimony")
Conductors: Nelsons, Andris
Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
A new chapter in this exciting performance history of the symphony has now been written by the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra under its music...continue...
Recording information: Symphony Hall, Birmingham (11/10/2011-11/12/2011)....continue...
1 CD / EMI Classics / 2013-02-12Works: Jacques Offenbach: La Périchole; Barbe-Bleue; La vie parisienne; La Grande-Duchesse de Gérolstein; La belle Hélène
Performers: Rhodes, Jane
Conductors: Plasson, Michel; Benzi, Roberto; Frémaux, Louis
Ensemble: ; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Orchestre de Bordeaux Aquitaine
No other composer depicted the typical French effervescence and easy-going Parisian lifestyle so accurately, coupled with biting satire of the powers-that-be, as Jacques Offenbach. This...continue...