52 CD / Warner Classics / 2015-10-09Works: Leos Janácek: Mass (Msa glagolskaja) for soloists, double chorus, orchestra & organ ("Glagolitic Mass"), JW 3/9; Benjamin Britten: War Requiem, Op. 66; An American Overture; Ballad of Heroes, ...
Performers: Allen, Thomas; Andsnes, Leif Ove [Piano/Conductor]; Auger, Arleen [Soprano Vocal]; Ballard, Jeremy; Bickett, Harry [Fortepiano]; Blatchly, Mark; Bryn-Julson, Phyllis [Soprano Vocal]; Cole, Peter; Con...
Conductors: Rattle, Simon, Sir
Ensemble: ; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Between 1980 and 1998 Simon Rattle conducted no less than 934 concerts with the CBSO. Together they performed works by many 20th-century composers, as well...continue...
Recording information: Arts Centre, University of Warwick (01/09/1981/01/10/1981); Birmingham Town Hall (01/09/1981/01/10/1981); Cheltenham Town Hall (01/09/1981/01/10/1981); Symphony Hall, Birmingham...continue...
2 CD / Guild / 2012-02-14Works: Czeslaw Marek: Lieder (6) for voice & piano, Op. 1; Songs (5) on Poems by Lenau, for voice & piano, Op. 17; Lieder (2) for voice & piano, Op. 12; Na Wsi (Rural Scenes), for voice & piano, Op. 30a; Wi...
Performers: Burnside, Iain [Piano]; Dazeley, William; Rigby, Jean [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Szmytka, Elzbieta
Conductors: Brian, Gary; Brain, Gary
Ensemble: ; Philharmonia Orchestra
Polish-born composer Czeslaw Marek (1891-1985) spent his youth in Lviv, Vienna and Berlin, but went to Switzerland at the outbreak of World War I, where...continue...
1 DVD Video / Arthaus / 2010-03-30Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: La Clemenza de Tito
Performers: Langridge, Philip; Mahe, Martine; Montague, Diana; Putnam, Ashley; Rose, Peter [bass voice]; Szmytka, Elzbieta
Conductors: Davis, Andrew
Ensemble: Glyndebourne Chorus; London Philharmonic Orchestra
Nicholas Hytner's elegant staging, performed in the original Italian language, was premiered during the Mozart Bicentenary season at Glyndebourne on 28 June 1991. An impressive...continue...
Run Time: 143 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo,
Subtitles: Italian, English, German, French, Spanish
1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Import / 2010-02-03Works: Frédéric Chopin: Polish Songs (17), Op. 74; Czary (Charms), song for voice & piano B 51; Dumka (Reverie), song for voice & piano, CT 147 (B. 132)
Performers: Martineau, Malcolm; Szmytka, Elzbieta
The songs were composed at various times throughout Chopin's life. Five date from his Warsaw period (1827-30), and have patriotic, supernatural and romantic themes. They...continue...
17 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2010-01-26Works: Frédéric Chopin: Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11; Concerto for Piano no 2 in F minor, B 43/Op. 21; Variations for Piano and Orchestra in B flat major on Mozart's "Là...
Performers: Argerich, Martha [Piano]; Arrau, Claudio [Piano]; Ashkenazy, Vladimir; Ashkenazy, Vovka; Bauer, Kurt; Blechacz, Rafal [Piano]; Bung, Heidi; Bylsma, Anner; Li, Yundi [Piano]; Martineau, Malcolm; Orkis...
Conductors: Zimerman, Krystian; Inbal, Eliahu;
Ensemble: ; Beaux Arts Trio
In celebration of Chopin's 200th anniversary in 2010, here is the ultimate, complete, specially priced 17-CD edition of the composer's works, combining the very best...continue...
2 DVD Video / Deutsche Grammophon Import / 2009-11-17Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Seraglio), opera, K. 384
Performers: Gahmlich, Wilfried; Korn, Artur; Streit, Kurt; Szmytka, Elzbieta; Thate, Hilmar; Winska, Aga
Conductors: Harnoncourt, Nikolaus
Ensemble: Vienna State Opera Chorus; Vienna State Opera Orchestra
Deutsche Grammophon celebrates conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt's 80th birthday with this DVD release of Mozart's 'Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail' (The Abduction from the Seraglio). This...continue...
Run Time: 198 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, DTS 5.1 Surround
Subtitles: German, English, French, Spanis...continue...
3 CD / Decca Import / 2009-06-01Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Così fan tutte, K 588
Performers: Allen, Thomas; Araiza, Francisco [Tenor Vocals]; Mattila, Karita [Soprano Vocals]; Szmytka, Elzbieta
Conductors: Marriner, Sir Neville