2 CD / CPO / 2012-04-24Works: Franz Schreker: Der Schmied von Gent, opera in 3 acts
Performers: Barth, Christiane; Erzleben, Anna; Gabler, Martin; Kuhn, Judith [Vocals]; Mathger, Thomas; Randall, Edward; Rasanen, Kouta [Vocals]; Riemer, Andre; Sawaley, Victor; Sitka, David; Winter, Matthias [Ba...
Conductors: Beermann, Frank
Ensemble: Robert Schumann Philharmonie
In 1929, Schreker was in the midst of a creative crisis: his publisher and the public had rejected his 2 most recent operas. The public...continue...
Recording information: Opera House, Chemnitz, Germany (2010-01-28_2010-01-30&2010-)....continue...
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...