11 Super Audio CD / PentaTone Classics / 2011-09-27Works: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48; Sextet for Strings in D major, Op. 70 "Souvenir de Florence"; Romeo & Juliet Fantasy Overture; Antonin Dvorák: Symphony no 9 i...
Performers: Beekman, Bram; Chen, Sa [Piano]; Fischer, Julia [Violin]; Helmchen, Martin; Kodama, Mari [Piano]; Marriner, Andrew; Steinbacher, Arabella
Conductors: Boni, Marco; Kreizberg, Yakov; Murphy, Simon; Foster, Lawrence; Janowski, Marek; Marriner, Sir Neville; Vonk, Hans; Pletnev, Mikhail; Nagano, Kent; Spanjaard, Ed
Ensemble: ; Chamber Soloists of The New Dutch Academy; New Dutch Academy
Celebrating over a decade of quality releases is Pentatone's newest compilation; 'Pentatone, The First 10 Years'. This 10-disc set, recorded in SA-CD sound for superior...continue...
2 Super Audio CD / PentaTone Classics / 2008-10-28Works: 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
Performers: Chen, Sa [Piano]
Conductors: Foster, Lawrence
Ensemble: Gulbenkian Foundation Symphony Orchestra Lisbon
International Record Review
The bonus DVD includes a film of the slow movement of the First Concerto and an interview with James Jolly in which Chen...continue...
1 Super Audio CD / PentaTone Classics / 2007-01-30Works: Frédéric Chopin: Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28; Prelude for piano no 25 in C sharp minor, Op. 45, CT. 190; Prelude for piano no 26 in A flat major ("Presto con leggierezza"), KK IVb/7, CT...
Performers: Arrau, Claudio [Piano]
In just 40 minutes, the cosmos was created. To be sure, here we are talking solely about a pianistic cosmos: yet it is one that...continue...
1 Super Audio CD / PentaTone Classics / 2005-06-01Works: Frédéric Chopin: Concerto for Piano no 2 in F minor, B 43/Op. 21; Carl Loewe: Concerto for Piano no 2 in A major
Performers: Kodama, Mari [Piano]
Conductors: Nagano, Kent
Ensemble: Russian National Orchestra
"In Chopin's concerto Kodama combines formidable technique with a elegant touch that brings the music to wonderful life. Her virtuosity is all you could want,...continue...