1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2011-12-03Works: Sally Beamish: Chamber Concerto for saxophone quartet & strings; Steven Stucky: Music for saxophones & strings; Chen Yi: Ba Yin (The Eight Sounds), for saxophone quartet & orchestra
Conductors: Engelen, Robin
Ensemble: Raschèr Saxophone Quartet
International Record Review, June 2012
The performances and recording strike me as excellent, with the quicksilver virtuosity of the Rascher Quartet almost a reward in itself.
Recording information: Liederkranzhalle, Stuttgart-Botnang, Germany (11/2008)....continue...
2 Super Audio CD / Hanssler Classic / 2008-08-05Works: Benjamin Britten: War Requiem, Op. 66
Performers: Dasch, Annette; Gerhaher, Christian; Taylor, James [Tenor Vocal]
Conductors: Rilling, Helmuth; Engelen, Robin
Ensemble: Festivalensemble Stuttgart
Seldom performed or recorded, Britten's 'War Requiem' may be one of the largest and most shaking works of the 20th century. The work was an...continue...