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]; Ballard, Jeremy; Bickett, Harry [Fortepiano]; Blatchly, Mark; Bryn-Julson, Phyllis [Soprano Vocal]; Cole, Peter; Connell, ...
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...
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
2 CD / Cascavelle / 2005-08-01Works: Domenico Cimarosa: Il matrimonio segreto
Performers: Carrot, Veronique; Fischer, Jeannette; Le Roux, Francois; Owens, Anne-Marie; Romero, Angelo; Szmytka, Elzbieta; Welborn, Tracey
Conductors: López-Cobos, Jesús
Ensemble: Lausanne Chamber Orchestra