Janos Starker plays concertos by Hindemith, Prokofiev, Rautavaara (rec. 1971-75) / Janos Starker, cello
1 CD / Hanssler Classic / 2014-10-14Conductors: Lukacsy, Andreas von; Bour, Ernest; Blomstedt, Herbert
Ensemble: SWR Radio Symphony Orchestra Stuttgart; SWR Symphony Orchestra Baden-Baden and Freiburg
The late János Starker was one of the greatest cellists of all time. The easygoing naturalness of his playing and lean, lively sound were particular...continue...
7 CD / Decca / 2014-10-14Conductors: Blomstedt, Herbert; Schirmer, Ulf
Ensemble: Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra; San Francisco Symphony Orchesta
Six spectacular re-releases now available for a budget-friendly price, with works ranging from Haydn to Rachmaninov, performed by Lorin Maazel, Herbert Blomstedt and more....continue...
2 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2014-05-27Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Leonore, opera (early version of Fidelio), Hess 109
Conductors: Blomstedt, Herbert
Ensemble: Staatskapelle Dresden
This is a welcome reissue of the groundbreaking, near legendary, now benchmark 1977 premiere recording of Beethoven's Leonore (later, Fidelio). The cast, including Edda Moser,...continue...
Personnel: Hermann-Christian Polster, Edda Moser, Reiner Goldberg, Karl Ridderbusch , Eberhard Büchner, Theo Adam, Richard Cassilly, Helen Donath , Siegfried Lorenz (vocals).
Richard Strauss: Complete Tone Poems & Concertos / Blomstedt, Ashkenazy, Dorati, Dutoit, Masur, Previn, Schiff, de Waart et al. [13 CDs]
13 CD / Decca / 2014-04-15Conductors: Blomstedt, Herbert; Masur, Kurt; Ashkenazy, Vladimir; de Waart, Edo; Previn, Andre; Sinopoli, Giuseppe; Dutoit, Charles
Ensemble: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra; Cleveland Orchestra; Leipzig Gewandhausorchester; Netherland Wind Ensemble; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; San Francisco Symphony; Sinfonietta de Montreal; Staatskapel...
Decca celebrates the 150th anniversary of the birth of Richard Strauss with this new Collector edition containing many of the composer’s most popular works in...continue...