1 CD / Apex / 2011-02-22Works: Felix Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream; Die Erste Walpurgisnacht, cantata for chorus & orchestra, Op. 60
Performers: Bantzer, Christoph; Coburn, Pamela; Hampson, Thomas [Baritone vocals]; Heilmann, Uwe; Magnus, Elisabeth von; Pape, Rene; Remmert, Birgit
Conductors: Harnoncourt, Nikolaus
"Mendelssohn's highly potent brand of magic here in rhythmically robust live recordings of eight numbers from A Midsummer Night's Dream, and a formidable team of...continue...
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2 CD / MD&G / 2001-10-23Works: Ernst Krenek: Karl V, stage work with music
Performers: Bantzer, Christoph; Borst, Martina; Conrad, Andreas; Gjevang, Anne; Hirzel, Franziska; Hollweg, Werner [Tenor Vocals]; Medrok, Axel; Mock, Florian; Pittman-Jennings, David; Sol, Tom; Streicher, Wolf-...
Conductors: Soustrot, Marc
Ensemble: Prague Philharmonic Chorus
"...The composer's widow has claimed that this performance, recorded in connection with the Beethoven Festival in Bonn last year, is by far the finest she...continue...