1 CD / Challenge Classics / 2011-09-13Works: Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony for Strings no 10 in B minor; Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Sextet for strings in D, Op. 10; Gioachino Rossini: Sonata a quattro (String Symphony) no 6 in D major
Ensemble: Ensemble Caméléon
Mozart was a great idol for all three of the composers featured here, and all three were compared to him. The disc features works from...continue...
Recording information: Studio 1, The Netherlands Broadcasting Music Center, Hi (05/14/2010-05/21/2010)....continue...
Niccolo Paganini: Violin Concertos no 1 & 2 / Jan Willem de Vriend, Netherlands Symphony Orchestra, et al
1 CD / Challenge Classics / 2009-11-10Works: Niccolò Paganini: Concerto for Violin no 1 in D major, Op. 6; Concerto for Violin no 2 in B minor, Op. 7 "La Campanella"; Gioachino Rossini: Matilde (di) Shabran, opera
Performers: Koelman, Rudolf
Conductors: de Vriend, Jan W.
The two most popular violin concertos of Paganini, aptly linked by a Rossini overture. Virtuoso violinist Rudolf Koelman is the former leader of Amsterdam's Royal...continue...
2 CD / Challenge Classics / 2006-07-11Works: Gioachino Rossini: Petite Messe solennelle
Performers: Berne, Harry van; Doeselaar, Leo Van; Hoogendijk, Mattijs; Jordans, Wyneke; Kaasschieter, Mariët; Koning, Kees-Jan de; Luijmes, Dirk; Oelderik, Mariette; Witholt, Wiard
"It may seem hard to believe, but this performance of Rossini's 'Petite Messe solonelle' of 1863, accompanied by two pianos and a harmonium (all period...continue...