1 CD / Warner Classics / 2015-11-20Works: Sergey Prokofiev: Concerto for Violin no 1 in D major, Op. 19; Concerto for Violin no 2 in G minor, Op. 63
Performers: Perlman, Itzhak
Conductors: Rozhdestvensky, Gennady
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Itzhak Perlman, born in Israel in 1945, is a reigning virtuoso of the violin, beloved for his charm and humanity as well as his talent....continue...
Recording information: Abbey Road Studios (10/23/1980-10/25/1980)....continue...
Pierre Boulez conducts Ravel / Philippe Entremont, piano; Jill Gomez, soprano; Jessye Norman, soprano; José van Dam, baritone; Heather Harper, soprano [5 CDs]
5 CD / Sony / RCA / 2015-11-13Conductors: Boulez, Pierre; Ormandy, Eugene
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; Camerata Singers; Cleveland Orchestra; Ensemble Intercontemporain; New York Philharmonic Orchestra; Philadelphia Orchestra
A milestone of music making, this 5 CD boxed set collects Maurice Ravel's lush orchestral oeuvre in a collection of defining performances conducted by Pierre...continue...
Smetana: Dalibor, opera / Dana BureÜová, Albeta Polácková, Richard Samek, AleÜ Vorácek, Ivan Kusnjer, Svatopluk Sem, Jan Stava
2 CD / Onyx Classics / 2015-11-13Conductors: Belohlávek, Jirí
Ensemble: BBC Singers; BBC Symphony Orchestra
Smetana's tragic opera Dalibor, premiered in 1868, is now acknowledged not only as a masterpiece but also a work containing some of his greatest music....continue...