5 CD / Wergo / 2015-05-12Conductors: Janowski, Marek
Ensemble: Berlin Radio Chorus; Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Hans Werner Henze was one of the most important figures of European classical music in the postwar era. Originally released as five individual discs, these...continue...
Maazel: The Complete Early Recordings on Deutsche Grammophon - works by Beethoven, Schubert, Prokofiev, Britten, Mozart, Ravel et al. [Limited Edition, 18 CDs]
18 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2015-02-17Conductors: Maazel, Lorin
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic; Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra; French National Orchestra; R.T.F. National Orchestra
18 CDs, capbox. For the first time, DG brings together all of its celebrated early Maazel recordings. Iconic stuff in a handsome, limited-edition box, offered...continue...
1 Super Audio CD / PentaTone Classics / 2015-02-10Works: Alfred Schnittke: Symphony no 3
Performers: Berndt, Tobias; Gneiting, Heike
Conductors: Jurowski, Vladimir
Ensemble: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
111 musicians celebrating a large-scale symphony sounds like a performance of a work by Mahler, Strauss or early Schönberg. In fact, the composer of this...continue...
Recording information: Haus des Rundfunks, RBB, Berlin, Germany (07/2014); St. Matthias-Kirche, Berlin-Schöneberg (07/2014); Haus des Rundfunks, RBB, Berlin, Germany (10/2014); St. Matthias-Kirch...continue...
Leonardo Balada: Symphony No. 6; Concerto for Three Cellos; Steel Symphony / Galicia, Barcelona Symphonies; López-Cobos; Berlin Radio SO; Jensen
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2014-12-09Works: Leonardo Balada: Symphony no 6 ("Symphony of Sorrows"); Concerto for 3 cellos & orchestra ("A German Concerto"); Steel Symphony
Performers: Eschenburg, Hans-Jakob; Sanderling, Michael; Schmidt, Wolfgang Emanuel
Conductors: López-Cobos, Jesús; Jensen, Eivind Gullberg
Ensemble: Barcelona Symphony Orchestra; Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra; Galicia Symphony Orchestra
The ‘romantic avant-gardism’ of Barcelona-born Leonardo Balada pairs complex techniques with a very direct emotional impact. These characteristics have often been employed in exploring the...continue...