Honegger: King David / D. Striesow, narration; I. Hermann, witch; N. Yeghiyan, sop.; R. Hellier, alto; J. Remmers, tenor; Prometheus Ens. Berlin; Junges Ensemble Berlin Chor; Markowitsch
1 CD / Rondeau Production / 2014-09-09Works: Arthur Honegger: Le roi David, oratorio (Psaume symphonique) for narrator, 3 solo voices, 2 choruses & chamber orches
Performers: Hermann, Irm [Vocals]; Remmers, Janjob; Yeghiyan, Narine [Soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Markowitsch, Frank
Ensemble: Junges Ensemble Berlin Choir; Prometheus Ensemble
Arthur Honegger's Le Roi David - only rarely can this extensive work be heard in German: with the present CD, Rondeau Production releases a unique...continue...
Recording information: Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche, Berlin (11/01/2013-11/03/2013)....continue...
1 CD / Nimbus Records / 1996-10-01Works: Kurt Weill: Das Berliner Requiem; Arnold Schoenberg: A Survivor from Warsaw, Op. 46; Leonard Bernstein: Symphony no 3 ("Kaddish"), for soprano, speakers, choruses & orchestra
Performers: Furmansky, Abbie; Immler, Christian; Remmers, Janjob
Conductors: Axelrod, John
Ensemble: Berlin Radio Chorus
Schoenberg and Weill, both born in Europe and forced to emigrate after the National Socialists seized power, went on to develop rather contrasting forms of...continue...