1 CD / Orange Mountain Music / 2011-10-11Works: Philip Glass: Double Concerto, for violin, cello & orchestra; Tirol Concerto, for piano & orchestra
Performers: Davies, Dennis Russell [Piano/Conductor]; Fain, Tim; Sutter, Wendy
Conductors: Hempel, Jurgen; Davies, Dennis R.
Ensemble: Hague Philharmonic; Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Orange Mountain's fourth volume documenting the concertos by Philip Glass features the world première recording of the composer's 2010 Double Concerto for Violin, Cello and...continue...
1 CD / EtCetera Records / 2009-11-10Works: Roderik de Man: Magnetic Fields, for orchestra & tape; Cordes Invisibles, for cello, piano & CD; Chromophores, for ensemble & electronics; Hear, Hear!, for electronics; Marionette, for recorders, vid...
Performers: Hochscheid, Doris; Isaac, Jorge; Ruth, Franz van
Conductors: Eötvös, Peter; Pöhl, Ulrich; Hempel, Jurgen
Ensemble: ; Insomnio
2 CD / Aeon / 2009-11-10Works: James Dillon: Philomela
Performers: Barriga, Luisa; Ceitil, Ricardo; Faia, Carl; Harrison, Josquin; Komsi, Anu [Soprano Vocal]; Narucki, Susan; Peintre, Lionel
Conductors: Hempel, Jurgen
British composer James Dillon, inspired by the myth reported by Ovid and Sophocles, created his first scenic work with this visionary work. For this recording,...continue...
1 CD / Channel Classics / 2008-09-09Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: Concerto for Cello no 2 in G major, Op. 126; Benjamin Britten: Suite for solo cello no 3, Op. 87
Performers: Wispelwey, Pieter
Conductors: Hempel, Jurgen
This CD presents music composed by Benjamin Britten and Dmitri Shostakovich, two of the most striking personalities of the 20th century musical history, who were...continue...
1 CD / Ecstatic Records / 2005-02-06Works: Michael Torke: The Adjustable Wrench, for ensemble; Overnight Mail, for orchestra; Monday and Tuesday, for chamber ensemble
Conductors: Nagano, Kent; Hempel, Jurgen; Zagrosek, Lothar
Ensemble: ; London Sinfonietta
"...There is billiant manipulation of rhythm, highly sprung so that the music barely touches the ground, and an assertive, dazzling white-smiled confidence about the writing...continue...
6 CD / Ecstatic Records / 2004-11-02Works: Michael Torke: Green for orchestra; Purple, ballet; Ecstatic Orange, ballet; Ash for orchestra; Bright Blue Music for orchestra; Proverbs (4), for female voice & ensemble; Book of Proverbs, for choru...
Performers: Anderson, Valdine; Bott, Catherine [Soprano Vocals]; Harle, John; Ollmann, Kurt
Conductors: Zinman, David; Torke, Michael [Composer]; De Waart, Edo; Levi, Yoel; Miller, David A.; Nagano, Kent; Hempel, Jurgen; Zagrosek, Lothar; Torke, Michael;
Ensemble: ; Albany Symphony Orchestra; Apollo Saxophone Quartet; Argo Band; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Balanescu Quartet; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; London Sinfonietta; Michael Torke Band; Philharmonia Orc...
"What a midcareer retrospective at the Whitney Museum is to a visual artist, Michael Torke's six-CD set of orchestral music is for a composer. When...continue...