2 CD / CPO / 2003-05-01Works: Emil Nikolaus von Reznicek: Ritter Blaubart, opera
Performers: Fernandez, Andion; Kotchinian, Arutiun; Lindsley, Celina; Maus, Peter; Pittman-Jennings, David; Sabrowski, Carsten; Sawaley, Victor; Worle, Robert
Conductors: Jurowski, Michail
Ensemble: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
"No wonder Richard Strauss championed the opera. It sounds like one of his own! Big, thunderous, romantic waves of sound, colorfully orchestrated for maximum effect...continue...
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 Vocal]; Medrok, Axel; Mock, Florian; Pittman-Jennings, David; Sol, Tom; Streicher, Wolf-D...
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...
1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 1998-10-20Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Pierrot Lunaire, Op. 21; Herzgewächse, song for soprano, celesta, harp & harmonium, Op. 20; Ode to Napoleon, Op. 41
Performers: Boffard, Florent; Cambreling, Frederique; Cherrier, Sophie; Conquer, Jeannne Marie; Damiens, Alain; Desjardins, Christophe; Kang, Hae Sun; Nagano, Hideki; Pittman-Jennings, David; Queyras, Jean-Guihe...
Conductors: Boulez, Pierre
Ensemble: Ensemble InterContemporain
"...The three performances are in fact all very well played, but they seem to have become progressively more free and expansive, with a finer sense...continue...