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Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 9 / Danish National SO, Michael Schonwandt
Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 9 / Danish National SO, Michael Schonwandt

2 CD / Challenge Classics / 2014-07-08

Works: Gustav Mahler: Symphony no 9 in D major
Conductors: Schoenwandt, Michael
Ensemble: Danish National Symphony Orchestra

Recording information: Koncerthuset, DR Beyn, Copenhagen (01/05/2012/01/07/2012)....continue...
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Beethoven: Diabelli Variations / Peter Orth (piano)
Beethoven: Diabelli Variations / Peter Orth (piano)

1 CD / Challenge Classics / 2014-07-08

Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Variations (33) for Piano on a Waltz by Diabelli in C major, Op. 120
Performers: Orth, Peter

Recording information: Coopersburg, Pennsylvania (01/2011)....continue...
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Biber: Passacaglia C. 105; Bartok: Sonata for solo violin Sz. 117; Berio: Sequenza VIII for violin;  Bach: Partita No. 2, BWV 1004 / Liza Ferschtman (violin)
Biber: Passacaglia C. 105; Bartok: Sonata for solo violin Sz. 117; Berio: Sequenza VIII for violin; Bach: Partita No. 2, BWV 1004 / Liza Ferschtman (violin)

1 Super Audio CD / Challenge Classics / 2014-07-08

Works: Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber: Passacaglia for Violin solo in G minor; Béla Bartók: Sonata for Violin solo, Sz 117; Luciano Berio: Sequenza VIII, for violin; Johann Sebastian Bach: Partita...
Performers: Ferschtman, Liza

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Josquin Desprez: Missa Ave maris stella; Tollite portas; Ave Maria; Pater noster; Ecce virgo; Missus est Gabriel angelus et al.
Josquin Desprez: Missa Ave maris stella; Tollite portas; Ave Maria; Pater noster; Ecce virgo; Missus est Gabriel angelus et al.

1 Super Audio CD / Challenge Classics / 2014-05-13

Works: Josquin Desprez: Ave maris stella, motet for 4 parts (doubtful); Missa "Ave Maris Stella", for 4 parts; Mittit ad Virginem, motet for 4 parts; Missus est Gabriel angelus, motet for 4 parts; Gregorian...
Conductors: Bull, Stratton
Ensemble: Cappella Pratensis

The music of Josquin Desprez is performed, recorded, and studied more than that of any other composer of the Renaissance. Although his numerous masses and...continue...
Recording information: Church of Vieusart, Belgium (11/06/2013-11/09/2013)....continue...
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Benjamin Britten and Mieczyslaw Weinberg: Violin Concertos / Linus Roth, violin
Benjamin Britten and Mieczyslaw Weinberg: Violin Concertos / Linus Roth, violin

1 Super Audio CD / Challenge Classics / 2014-04-08

Works: Benjamin Britten: Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 15; Mieczyslaw Weinberg: Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 67
Performers: Roth, Linus
Conductors: Kütson, Mihkel
Ensemble: Deutsches Symphony Orchestra Berlin

Since winning the ECHO Klassik Award for his EMI debut album in 2006, Linus Roth has made a name for himself as one of the...continue...
Recording information: Jesus Christus Kirche Berlin, Dahlem (08/26/2013-08/29/2013)....continue...
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Karl Amadeus Hartmann: Symphonies Nos. 1-8
Karl Amadeus Hartmann: Symphonies Nos. 1-8

3 Super Audio CD / Challenge Classics / 2014-03-11

Works: Karl Amadeus Hartmann: Symphony no 1 ("Essay for a Requiem"); Symphony no 2 "Adagio"; Symphony no 3; Symphony no 4 for string orchestra; Symphony no 5; Symphony no 6; Symphony no 7; Symphony no 8
Conductors: Stenz, Markus; Gaffigan, James; Schoenwandt, Michael; Poppen, Christoph; Vänskä, Osmo; Metzmacher, Ingo

One of the most characteristic features of Hartmann's work is the way in which he forges sometimes extremely contrasting stylistic elements and techniques from various...continue...
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Nostalgia and Humility
Nostalgia and Humility

1 CD / Challenge Classics / 2014-03-11

Works: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48; Hendrik Andriessen: Miroir de peine, for voice & piano; Toru Takemitsu: Nostalghia, for violin & strings
Performers: Burggraaf, Cora; Ferschtman, Liza
Conductors: Wiegers, Bas

The Netherlands Youth String Orchestra is the place to be for young talented string players. The orchestra's aim is to train young budding professionals, and...continue...
Recording information: Musiccenter from Broadcasting and Orgelpark....continue...
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Osiris Trio: 25
Osiris Trio: 25

5 CD / Challenge Classics / 2014-03-11

Works: Antonin Dvorák: Trio for Piano and Strings no 4 in E minor, Op. 90/B 166 "Dumky"; Frank Martin: Trio on Popular Irish Folk Tunes, for piano, violin & cello; Charles Ives: Trio, for violin, violo...
Performers: Boer, Harmen de; Riedijk, Charlotte
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Ensemble: Osiris Trio

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Osiris Trio, Challenge Classics is proud to present this magnificent five-CD box set featuring a cross-section of...continue...
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Krossover: Opera Revisited / arrangements by Bob Zimmerman / Tania Kross, mezzo-soprano
Krossover: Opera Revisited / arrangements by Bob Zimmerman / Tania Kross, mezzo-soprano

1 Super Audio CD / Challenge Classics / 2014-02-11

Works: Reyn Ouwehand: Mea culpa, for voice & orchestra; Golden leaves, for voice & orchestra; Martin Fondse: O mar, for voice & orchestra; Ruben Hein: Undyed, for voice & orchestra; The wedding night, for v...
Performers: Kross, Tania
Conductors: Hempel, Jurgen
Ensemble: Netherlands Symphony Orchestra

This new disc features opera music written by popular contemporary composers, performed by famous opera singer Tania Kross. Recorded with the Netherlands Symphony Orchestra conducted...continue...
Recording information: Muziekcentrum Enschede, The Netherlands (09/16/2013-09/20/2013)....continue...
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Dieterich Buxtehude: Opera Omnia XVIII - Vocal Works, Vol. 8
Dieterich Buxtehude: Opera Omnia XVIII - Vocal Works, Vol. 8

2 CD / Challenge Classics / 2014-02-11

Works: Dietrich Buxtehude: Wachet auf, BuxWV 101; O clemens, O mitis, for soprano, 4 strings & continuo, BuxWV 82; Gen Himmel zu dem Vater mein, chorale concerto for soprano, violin, viola da gamba & contin...
Performers: Feuersinger, Miriam; Lichdi, Tilman; Mertens, Klaus; Pahn, Bettina; Wohlgemuth, Dorothee
Conductors: Koopman, Ton

Challenge Classics is proud to present the final volume in the phenomenal series of Dieterich Buxtehude's complete vocal and instrumental works! On this last set,...continue...
Recording information: Waalse kerk Amsterdam (2012-06-??&2012-10-??&2012-)....continue...
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'Poème' - Works for violin and piano by Franck & Ysae / Lisa Jacobs, violin; Ksenia Kouzmenko, piano
'Poème' - Works for violin and piano by Franck & Ysae / Lisa Jacobs, violin; Ksenia Kouzmenko, piano

1 CD / Challenge Classics / 2014-02-11

Works: Eugène Ysaÿe: Poème élégiaque, Op. 12; Extase, Op. 18; César Franck: Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major, M 8
Performers: Jacobs, Lisa [Violin]; Kouzmenko, Ksenia

Fabulously rich and evocative violin works by Eugène Ysaÿe and César Franck, performed by young Dutch virtuoso Lisa Jacobs, winner of second prize at the...continue...
Recording information: Westvest, Schiedam, The Netherlands (07/2013)....continue...
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Undercover Bach: Orchestral Suites & Concertos / Elbipolis Baroque Orchestra, Hamburg
Undercover Bach: Orchestral Suites & Concertos / Elbipolis Baroque Orchestra, Hamburg

1 CD / Challenge Classics / 2014-02-11

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Suite for keyboard in G minor, BWV 822 (BC L168); Partita for Violin solo no 1 in B minor, BWV 1002; Concerto for solo keyboard in G major, BWV Anh. 152 (doubtful); Overture in...
Conductors: Gross, Jurgen
Ensemble: Elbipolis Barockorchester Hamburg

The tradition of adapting other composers' works was a common convention in the early 18th century; adopting a piece by another composer was regarded as...continue...
Recording information: Emmaus-Church, Bremen-Gröpelingen (04/17/2013-04/21/2013)....continue...
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Manfred Trojhan (b.1949): Orest, opera / Dietrich Henschel, Sarah Castle, Rosemary Joshua. Netherlands Opera, Albrecht
Manfred Trojhan (b.1949): Orest, opera / Dietrich Henschel, Sarah Castle, Rosemary Joshua. Netherlands Opera, Albrecht

1 Super Audio CD / Challenge Classics / 2014-01-14

Works: Manfred Trojahn: Orest, opera
Performers: Bjarnason, Finnur; Henschel, Dietrich
Conductors: Albrecht, Marc
Ensemble: Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra

Live recording of Manfred Trojahn's new opera Orest in its world premiere in Amsterdam! In this fine production, new chief conductor Marc Albrecht is firmly...continue...
Recording information: The Amsterdam Music Theatre (12/13/2011/12/16/2011)....continue...
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Luther's Wedding Day / Katharina Bauml
Luther's Wedding Day / Katharina Bauml

1 CD / Challenge Classics / 2014-01-14

Works: Anonymous: Fanfare; Pavana, le Forze D'Hercole; Gagliarda; Heinrich Isaac: Loquebat/De testimoniis, introit for 4 voices; Süsser Vater Herre Gott, song for 4 voices; Carmen (unspecified, textles...
Performers: Bauml, Katharina
Conductors: Bäuml, Katharina
Ensemble: ; Capella de la Torre

Tracks feature a collection of instrumental and vocal music from the time of Martin Luther including works by Heinrich Isaac, Ludwig Senfl, Josquin Desprez, Johann...continue...
Recording information: Aufeá-Saal im Germanischen Nationalmuseum Nürnberg (10/29/2012-11/02/2012)....continue...
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Concertante: Virtuosic Wind Concertos of the 18th & 19th centuries / Sinfonietta Riga
Concertante: Virtuosic Wind Concertos of the 18th & 19th centuries / Sinfonietta Riga

1 CD / Challenge Classics / 2014-01-14

Works: Agostino Belloli: Concerto for clarinet, horn & orchestra; Franz Danzi: Concerto Concertant for clarinet & bassoon & orchestra in B flat, Op 47; Ignaz Lachner: Concertino for Hunting Horn and Bassoon...
Conductors: Efland, Claus
Ensemble: ; Sinfonietta Riga

Wind concertos of the 18th and 19th centuries, which are particularly striking for their soloistic arrangements! All the pieces on this CD, with the exception...continue...
Recording information: Reformation Church, Riga, Latvia (06/15/2010-06/18/2010)....continue...
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H.I.F. Biber: Fidicinium Sacro-Profanum - Sonatas for violin / Gunar Letzbor, violin
H.I.F. Biber: Fidicinium Sacro-Profanum - Sonatas for violin / Gunar Letzbor, violin

1 Super Audio CD / Challenge Classics / 2014-01-14

Works: Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber: Fidicunium Sacro-Profanum (12), sonatas for 1 or 2 violins, 2 violas & continuo, C. 78-89
Performers: Letzbor, Gunar
Conductors: Letzbor, Gunar
Ensemble: Ars Antiqua Austria

Richly colored string chamber music from the ensemble Ars Antiqua Austria directed by Gunar Letzbor, an experienced virtuoso. Together with Ars Antiqua Austria, he has...continue...
Recording information: Stift St. Florian bei Linz an der Donau (03/11/2013-03/14/2013)....continue...
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BaRock Experience
BaRock Experience

1 CD / Challenge Classics / 2014-01-14

Works: Jean Barrière: Sonata for cello & continuo in E minor, Book 1, no 3; Sonata for cello & continuo in B minor, Book 1, no 1; Antonio Vivaldi: Sonata no 5 in E minor (Largo, Allegro, Largo, Allegro...
Performers: Ocic, Jelena [Cello]; Ocic, Ljerka

This unorthodox debut recording from two Croatian sisters, which couples cello and organ, includes repertoire that is famous but seldom recorded. Antonio Vivaldi (1678 -...continue...
Recording information: church of the Immaculate heart of the Virgin Mary, Zagr (02/20/2013-02/23/2013)....continue...
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Ladies First!: Opera arias by Joseph Haydn / Lisa Larsson, soprano
Ladies First!: Opera arias by Joseph Haydn / Lisa Larsson, soprano

1 Super Audio CD / Challenge Classics / 2014-01-14

Works: Franz Joseph Haydn: Berenice, che fai, H 24a no 10; Armida, Hob. 28; L'anima del filosofo, Hob. 28; Arianna a Naxos ("Teseo mio ben"), cantata for soprano & keyboard, H. 26b/2; L'isola disabitata, Ho...
Performers: Koningsberger, Maarten; Larsson, Lisa
Conductors: de Vriend, Jan W.
Ensemble: Combattimento Consort Amsterdam

The operas of Joseph Haydn are far less known today than those of his contemporaries Christoph Willibald von Gluck (1714 - 1787) and Wolfgang Amadeus...continue...
Recording information: Singelkerk, Amsterdam (NL) (2012-01-10_2012-01-11&2012-)....continue...
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Arnold Schonberg: Verklarte Nacht; Karl Wegel (1881-1949): Piano Trio / Osiris Trio
Arnold Schonberg: Verklarte Nacht; Karl Wegel (1881-1949): Piano Trio / Osiris Trio

1 CD / Challenge Classics / 2014-01-14

Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht for String Sextet, Op. 4; Karl Ignaz Weigl: Piano Trio
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Ensemble: Osiris Trio

This new release from the award-winning Osiris Trio features Schonberg's masterpiece "Verklarte Nacht" in a seldom-recorded arrangement by Eduard Steuermann, combined with a lesser-known piano...continue...
Recording information: MotorMusic Studios, Mechelen, Belgium (2013-06-30&2013-07-01_2013-)....continue...
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Illuminated Bass - Works & transcriptions for double bass by Schubert, Hindemith, Schumann, Bottesini / Olivier Thiery: bass; Sophie Labandibar: piano
Illuminated Bass - Works & transcriptions for double bass by Schubert, Hindemith, Schumann, Bottesini / Olivier Thiery: bass; Sophie Labandibar: piano

1 CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-11-12

Works: Franz Schubert: Sonata for Arpeggione in A minor, D 821; Paul Hindemith: Sonata for double bass & piano; Robert Schumann: Romances (3) for Oboe and Piano, Op. 94; Giovanni Bottesini: Fantasia "La Son...
Performers: Labandibar, Sophie; Thierry, Olivier

A stunning CD featuring special repertoire for an unusual instrument! Since August 2008 Olivier Thiery has been playing as a fixed member with the Royal...continue...
Recording information: Lindensaal, Markkleeberg (DE) (03/11/2013-03/14/2013)....continue...
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Buxtehude: Opera Omnia XVII - Vocal Works Volume 7 / Ton Koopman, organ; Amsterdam Baroque
Buxtehude: Opera Omnia XVII - Vocal Works Volume 7 / Ton Koopman, organ; Amsterdam Baroque

2 CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-11-12

Works: Dietrich Buxtehude: An Filius non est Dei, for ATB voices, 2 violins, viola da gamba & continuo, BuxWV 6; All solch dein Güt' wir preisen, for SSATB voices, 2 violins, 2 violas, violone & contin...
Performers: Dieltiens, Amaryllis; Lichdi, Tilman; Mertens, Klaus; Sämann, Gerlinde; Wohlgemuth, Dorothee
Conductors: Koopman, Ton
Ensemble: ; Amsterdam Baroque Ensemble

Ton Koopman's celebrated Buxtehude cycle continues with a 17th volume including chorale settings, the most prominent type of vocal-instrumental church music in the 17th century....continue...
Recording information: Waalse kerk Amsterdam (06/2012)....continue...
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Crossroads - A collection of works by Vernon Duke, Piazolla, Brahms, Keisler, Cole Porter et al. / Nedsym Lite
Crossroads - A collection of works by Vernon Duke, Piazolla, Brahms, Keisler, Cole Porter et al. / Nedsym Lite

1 Super Audio CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-11-12

Works: Romanian Traditional: Sirba, song; Hora ca la caval (Shepherd's Dance); Vernon Duke: Autumn in New York; Fritz Kreisler: Schön Rosmarin; Traditional: Blue Danube; Sholom Secunda: Bei mir bistu s...
Conductors: Nobel, Tim
Ensemble: NedSym Lite

A collection of works by Vernon Duke, Astor Piazolla, Johannes Brahms, Fritz Keisler, Cole Porter, and others.

NedSym Lite is the versatile, eclectic ensemble

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Recording information: Evangelisch Lutherse kerk, Haarlem, Holland (03/26/2013-03/28/2013)....continue...
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Around Barrios (1885-1944) / Enno Voorhorst: guitar
Around Barrios (1885-1944) / Enno Voorhorst: guitar

1 CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-11-12

Works: Heitor Villa-Lobos: Prelúdio, for guitar no 5 in D major, A. 419/5; Estudio, for guitar no 5 in C major, A. 235/5; Gavota-choro, for piano (Marquesa de Santos no 2), A. 396/2; Julio Salvador Sag...
Performers: Voorhorst, Enno

Dutch guitarist Enno Voorhorst's debut on Challenge Classics features a seldom-recorded selection of beautiful guitar pieces. In 1987 Enno won First Prize at the International...continue...
Recording information: Kapucijnen Abbey, Velp (NL) (12/03/2011-12/04/2011)....continue...
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Haydn's Nature - String Quartets Op. 76/4 'Sunrise'; Op. 50/6 'The Frog'; Op. 33/3 'The Bird' / Mantangi Quartet
Haydn's Nature - String Quartets Op. 76/4 'Sunrise'; Op. 50/6 'The Frog'; Op. 33/3 'The Bird' / Mantangi Quartet

1 CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-11-12

Works: Franz Joseph Haydn: Quartet for Strings no 63 in B flat major ("Sunrise"), Op. 76/4, H. 3/78; Quartet for Strings no 41 in D major ("Frog"), Op. 50/6, H. 3/49; Quartet for Strings in C major, Op. 3...
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Ensemble: Mantangi Quartet

The Mantangi Quartet gathers three string quartets by Haydn, musically interprets them with aspects of nature, and gives the pieces their own subtitles: "Sunrise," "The...continue...
Recording information: Lindensaal, Markkleeberg (DE) (08/26/2012-08/28/2012)....continue...
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Franz Schreker (1878-1934): Der Schatzgraber, opera / Tijl Faveyts, Alasdair Elliott, André Morsch, Kurt Gysen
Franz Schreker (1878-1934): Der Schatzgraber, opera / Tijl Faveyts, Alasdair Elliott, André Morsch, Kurt Gysen

1 Super Audio CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-11-12

Conductors: Albrecht, Marc
Ensemble: Netherlands Opera Chorus; Netherlands Opera Orchestra

This thoroughly modern view of Die Schatzgräber is only the opera's second recording (the first was in 1989). Composed during World War I with the...continue...
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Tears: Harpsichord Laments from the Seventeenth Century - Works by Byrd, Froberger, Thomkins, Schildt / Ewald Demeyere: harpsichord
Tears: Harpsichord Laments from the Seventeenth Century - Works by Byrd, Froberger, Thomkins, Schildt / Ewald Demeyere: harpsichord

1 Super Audio CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-11-12

Works: William Byrd: Pavan & Galliard ("Lachrymae"), for keyboard (pavan by Dowland, Galliard by Harding; arr. by Byrd),; Johann Jacob Froberger: Fantasia (no 6), for keyboard in A minor, FbWV 206; Libro qu...
Performers: Demeyere, Ewald

Ewald Demeyere studied at the Koninklijk Conservatorium Antwerpen, where he obtained his master's degree for harpsichord in Jos van Immerseel's class. On completion of his...continue...
Recording information: Galaxy Studios, Mol, Belgium (10/24/2012-10/25/2012)....continue...
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John Ruocco and Adrian Mears Meet the Würzburg Philharmonic
John Ruocco and Adrian Mears Meet the Würzburg Philharmonic

1 CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-11-12

Works: Adrian Mears: The Ballad of a Bad Lady, for jazz ensemble & orchestra; Inside Looking Out, for jazz ensemble & orchestra; Impressions of Bohuslav Martinu, for jazz ensemble & orchestra; Jonathan Seer...
Performers: Hochstadter, Paul; Mears, Adrian; Pichl, Bernhard; Ruocco, John
Conductors: Seers, Jonathan

Recording information: Konzertsaal, Musikhochschule Würzburg (2010-03-18_2010-03-19&2011-)....continue...
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CHL 71129
W.A. Mozart: Betulia Liberata K.118 / Margot Oitzinger, Christian Zenker, Markus Volpert, et al
W.A. Mozart: Betulia Liberata K.118 / Margot Oitzinger, Christian Zenker, Markus Volpert, et al

2 Super Audio CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-09-10

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: La Betulia liberata, K 118 (74c)
Conductors: Gaigg, Michi
Ensemble: L'Orfeo Baroque Orchestra

Mozart's least-known stage work, played on period instruments! All of the soloists specialize in historical performance practice; since its foundation in 1996 at the Anton...continue...
Recording information: Stiftskirche Waldhausen, Upper Austria (08/06/2012-08/09/2012)....continue...
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CHL 72590
Schone Welt, wo bist Du? Songs by Berg, Mahler, R. Strauss, Schubert, Wolf, Schoenberg, Kilpinen / Julia Kleiter, soprano; Michael Gees, piano
Schone Welt, wo bist Du? Songs by Berg, Mahler, R. Strauss, Schubert, Wolf, Schoenberg, Kilpinen / Julia Kleiter, soprano; Michael Gees, piano

1 Super Audio CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-09-10

Works: Richard Strauss: Lieder (8), Op. 49; Lieder (4), Op. 27; September ("Der Garten trauert, kühl sinkt in die Blumen der Regen"), song for soprano & orchestra,; Alban Berg: Early Songs (7); Gustav ...
Performers: Gees, Michael; Kleiter, Julia

A program based on Berg's "Seven Early Songs" combined with romantic and contemporary music by Mahler, Richard Strauss, Schubert, Wolf, Schoenberg, and Kilpinen.

Julia Kleiter's

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Recording information: Groáer Lindensaal, Markkleeberg, Germany (11/05/2012-11/09/2012)....continue...
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Schumann, Schubert: Songs after poems by Goethe & Schiller / Johannes Martin Kranzle, baritone; Hilko Dumno, piano
Schumann, Schubert: Songs after poems by Goethe & Schiller / Johannes Martin Kranzle, baritone; Hilko Dumno, piano

1 CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-09-10

Works: Robert Schumann: Ballade des Harfners ("Was hör ich draussen vor dem Tor"), song for voice & piano (Wilhelm Meister s; Wer nie sein Brot mit Tränen ass, song for voice & piano (Wilhelm Meis...
Performers: Dumno, Hilko; Kranzle, Johannes Martin; Kronthaler, Theresa [Mezzo-Soprano (Vocal)]

After recording romantic ballads, Kränzle & Dumno decided their next project would focus on songs exploring the limits of mankind. With their musical settings of...continue...
Recording information: Groáer Lindensaal, Markkleeberg, Germany (11/05/2012-11/08/2012)....continue...
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Robert Zuidam (b.1964): McGonagall-Lieder / Katrien Baerts, soprano; Piano duo Post & Mulder
Robert Zuidam (b.1964): McGonagall-Lieder / Katrien Baerts, soprano; Piano duo Post & Mulder

1 CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-08-13

Works: Robert Zuidam: McGonagall-Lieder, for soprano, 2 pianos, 4 cellos, double bass & percussion
Performers: Baerts, Katrien [Soprano]; Hochscheid, Doris; Marijs, Joey [Percussion]; Meijer, Marjolein [Cello]; Mihailescu, Rares [Cello]; Smithuijsen, Pieter; Woudenberg, Hans
Conductors: Knussen, Oliver
Ensemble: Asko-Schönberg Ensemble ; Post & Mulder

McGonagall-Lieder is a song cycle composed by Robert Zuidam with texts from the legendary William McGonagall, a poet from Scotland with a truly unshakeable faith...continue...
Recording information: Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam (05/10/2012-05/12/2012)....continue...
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Bruckner: Symphony No. 6 / Jaap van Zweden, Netherlands Radio PO
Bruckner: Symphony No. 6 / Jaap van Zweden, Netherlands Radio PO

1 Super Audio CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-08-13

Works: Anton Bruckner: Symphony no 6 in A major, WAB 106
Conductors: Zweden, Jaap van
Ensemble: Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra

Recording information: Studio MCO 5, Hilversum, Holland (06/11/2012-06/14/2012)....continue...
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Early Verdi Arias from I Vespri Siciliani, Alzira, Attila, Aroldo, Ernani, Macbeth et al. / Lucia Aliberti, soprano
Early Verdi Arias from I Vespri Siciliani, Alzira, Attila, Aroldo, Ernani, Macbeth et al. / Lucia Aliberti, soprano

1 CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-08-13

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: I vespri Siciliani; I masnadieri; Alzira; Attila; Aroldo; I Lombardi alla prima Crociata; Giovanna d'Arco; Un giorno di regno (Il finto Stanislao); La Battaglia di Legnano; Ernani; I ...
Performers: Aliberti, Lucia [Soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Caetani, Oleg
Ensemble: ; Symphonic Choir of Milan

In this new release celebrating the "Verdi Year 2013," soprano and bel canto specialist Lucia Aliberti sings soprano arias from a period that Verdi referred...continue...
Recording information: Auditorium, Milano (07/2008)....continue...
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Beyond Schumann - Symphonic Etudes; Kinderszenen; Kreisleriana; Vogel als Prophet / Michael Gees, piano
Beyond Schumann - Symphonic Etudes; Kinderszenen; Kreisleriana; Vogel als Prophet / Michael Gees, piano

2 Super Audio CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-08-13

Works: Robert Schumann: Symphonic Etudes for Piano, Op. 13; Kinderszenen, Op. 15; Kreisleriana; Waldszenen, Op. 82
Performers: Gees, Michael

Acclaimed pianist/improviser Michael Gees is a pioneer for breaking classical music taboos, well known for his partnership with tenor Christoph Pregardien. The pianist's second solo...continue...
Recording information: Groáer Lindensaal, Markkleeberg, Germany (10/29/2012-11/02/2012)....continue...
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Oscillations: Beethoven: Piano Sonatas nos 6 & 10; Stravinsky: 11 Bagatelles, Op. 119; Sonata et al. / Einav Yarden: piano
Oscillations: Beethoven: Piano Sonatas nos 6 & 10; Stravinsky: 11 Bagatelles, Op. 119; Sonata et al. / Einav Yarden: piano

1 CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-08-13

Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata for Piano no 10 in G major, Op. 14 no 2; Sonata for Piano no 6 in F major, Op. 10 no 2; Bagatelles (11) for piano, Op. 119; Igor Stravinsky: Sonata for piano; Easy Pieces...
Performers: Yarden, Einav [Piano]

In this unusual pairing, pianist Einav Yarden juxtaposes two composers who are rarely named in one breath: Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827) and Igor...continue...
Recording information: Groáer Lindensaal, Markkleeberg, Germany (2013-10-23_2013-10-24&2013-)....continue...
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Schubert: Winterreise, D.911 / Christoph Prégardien: tenor; Michael Gees: piano
Schubert: Winterreise, D.911 / Christoph Prégardien: tenor; Michael Gees: piano

1 Super Audio CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-07-09

Works: Franz Schubert: Winterreise, D 911/Op. 89
Performers: Gees, Michael; Pregardien, Christoph

Challenge Classics presents a luxurious Hybrid Super Audio edition of Schubert's famous song cycle Winterreise, also available on DVD or Blu-ray with studio performances and...continue...
Recording information: Galaxy Studios, Mol (Belgium) (09/02/2012-09/05/2012)....continue...
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Hungarian Horizon - Music by Zoltan Kodály & Bela Bartók / Valentina Tóth: piano
Hungarian Horizon - Music by Zoltan Kodály & Bela Bartók / Valentina Tóth: piano

1 CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-07-09

Works: Béla Bartók: Bagatelles (14) for Piano, Op. 6/Sz 38; Hungarian folksongs (3) from the Csik district, Sz 35a; Zoltán Kodály: Pieces (7) for piano, Op. 11; Dances of Marosszék ...
Performers: Toth, Valentina

The outstanding debut recording of talented 18-year-old Dutch pianist Valentina Tóth, first prizewinner in the 2009 Princess Christina Piano Competition in the Netherlands! Because of...continue...
Recording information: Groáer Lindensaal, Markkleeberg, Germany (07/2012/01/2013)....continue...
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Franz Schubert: Winterreise / Christoph Prégardien, tenor and Michael Gees, piano [DVD]
Franz Schubert: Winterreise / Christoph Prégardien, tenor and Michael Gees, piano [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Challenge Classics / 2013-07-09

Works: Franz Schubert: Winterreise, D 911/Op. 89
Performers: Gees, Michael; Prégardien, Christoph

Challenge Classics presents a luxurious Hybrid Super Audio edition of Schubert's famous song cycle Winterreise, also available on DVD or Blu-ray with studio performances and...continue...
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CHL 72595
Eric Vloeimans: Evensong - music for trumpet & orchestra / Eric Vloeimans: trumpet
Eric Vloeimans: Evensong - music for trumpet & orchestra / Eric Vloeimans: trumpet

1 Super Audio CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-07-09

Works: Eric Vloeimans: Evensong, for trumpet & orchestra; Lex, for trumpet & orchestra; Requiem, for trumpet & orchestra; Your Majesty, for trumpet & orchestra; Martin Fondse: Waterfront, for trumpet & orch...
Performers: Vloeimans, Eric
Conductors: Hempel, Jurgen
Ensemble: ; Netherlands Symphony Orchestra

This unique collaboration between renowned jazz trumpet player Eric Vloeimans and a full-scale classical orchestra premieres Vloeimans' very own trumpet concerto, "Evensong. " Together with...continue...
Recording information: Muziekcentrum Enschede (09/11/2012-09/14/2012)....continue...
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Mieczyslaw Weinberg: Complete Sonatas and works for violin & piano / Linus Roth: violin; José Gallardo: piano
Mieczyslaw Weinberg: Complete Sonatas and works for violin & piano / Linus Roth: violin; José Gallardo: piano

3 CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-07-09

Works: Mieczyslaw Weinberg: Sonata for violin & piano no 5 in G minor, Op. 53; Sonata for violin & piano no 4, Op. 39; Rhapsody on Moldavian Themes, for violin & piano, Op. 47/3; Sonata for violin & piano n...
Performers: Gallardo, Jose [Piano]; Roth, Linus

In this very special project, Linus Roth and José Gallardo interpret Weinberg's sonatas and works for violin and piano in a complete a anthology for...continue...
Recording information: Motor Music Studio, Mechelen, Belgium (2013-01-09_2013-01-11&2013-)....continue...
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CHL 72567
Sergei Rachmaninov: Piano Works / Alexei Volodin, piano
Sergei Rachmaninov: Piano Works / Alexei Volodin, piano

1 CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-06-11

Works: Sergey Rachmaninov: Variations on a theme of Corelli, Op. 42; Ten Preludes, op. 23; Thirteen Preludes, op. 32; Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3; Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, Op. 36; É...
Performers: Volodin, Alexei

Alexei Volodin is one of today's most outstanding Russian pianists. For his third recording on Challenge Classics, the artist focuses on beloved composer Sergei Rachmaninov....continue...
Recording information: Beethovensaal, Hannover Congress Centrum (07/03/2012-07/06/2012)....continue...
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James MacMillan Series Vol. 2: Magnificat / Netherland Radio PO & Chorus
James MacMillan Series Vol. 2: Magnificat / Netherland Radio PO & Chorus

1 CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-06-11

Works: James MacMillan: O, antiphon for chorus & orchestra; Tryst, for orchestra; Magnificat, for chorus & orchestra; Nunc dimittis, for chorus & orchestra
Conductors: MacMillan, James
Ensemble: ; Netherland Radio Choir

James MacMillan is one of today's most successful living composers, also internationally active as a conductor. His musical language is flooded with influences from his...continue...
Recording information: Netherlands Broadcasting Music Centre (06/15/2011-06/16/2011)....continue...
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Beethoven: Triple Concerto; Archduke Trio, Op. 97 / Storioni Trio; Netherland SO, de Vriend
Beethoven: Triple Concerto; Archduke Trio, Op. 97 / Storioni Trio; Netherland SO, de Vriend

1 Super Audio CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-05-14

Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto for Piano, Violin and Cello in C major, Op. 56 "Triple Concerto"; Trio for Piano and Strings no 7 in B flat major, Op. 97 "Archduke"
Conductors: de Vriend, Jan W.;
Ensemble: Storioni Trio

The Storioni Trio has established itself as one of the leading Dutch chamber music ensembles, having performed at Carnegie Hall, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Wigmore Hall, and...continue...
Recording information: Evangelical Luthern Church, Haarlem, The Netherlands (07/02/2012-07/03/2012); Muziekcentrum Enschede (07/02/2012-07/03/2012); Evangelical Luthern Church, Haarlem, The Netherland...continue...
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Ludovico Einaudi (b.1955): Nightbook / Hanna Devich, piano
Ludovico Einaudi (b.1955): Nightbook / Hanna Devich, piano

1 CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-05-14

Works: Ludovico Einaudi: In Principio, for piano & electronics; The Snow Prelude no 15, for piano; Rêverie, for piano, guitar, cello & vibraphone; The Crane Dance, for piano, guitar, cello & vibraphone...
Performers: Devich, Hanna

Pianist Hanna Devich (of the former Devich Trio) is going solo and absolutely loves it! Hanna is also a piano teacher, and when she was...continue...
Recording information: Groáer Lindensaal, Markkleeberg, Germany (07/19/2012-07/20/2012)....continue...
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Prayers and Praise: Vocal Music by Alexander Raskatov (b.1953) / The Hilliard Ensemble. David James, Rogers Covey-Crump, Steven Harrold, Gordon Jones
Prayers and Praise: Vocal Music by Alexander Raskatov (b.1953) / The Hilliard Ensemble. David James, Rogers Covey-Crump, Steven Harrold, Gordon Jones

1 CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-05-14

Works: Alexander Raskatov: Obikhod, for four male voices & string orchestra; Praise, for four male voices (& optional bells)
Conductors: Maratka, Krystof
Ensemble: The Hilliard Ensemble

This music was written for the Hilliard Ensemble, one of the world's finest vocal chamber groups, and sets five liturgical texts from a number of...continue...
Recording information: Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Holland (03/10/2011-03/14/2011)....continue...
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Théodore Gouvy: Piano Trios nos 2 - 4 / Voces Intimae
Théodore Gouvy: Piano Trios nos 2 - 4 / Voces Intimae

2 CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-04-09

Works: Théodore Gouvy: Trio for Piano and Strings no 2 in A minor, Op. 18; Trio for Piano and Strings no 3 in B major, Op. 19; Trio for Piano and Strings no 4, Op. 22
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Ensemble: Voces Intimae (Piano Trio)

The second album from enchanting Italian trio Voces Intimae on Challenge Classics! The trio goes straight to the core of the music, resulting in extremely...continue...
Recording information: Groáer Lindensaal, Markkleeberg, Germany (2012-06-18_2012-06-19&2012-)....continue...
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Strings Attached - Brahms: Sonatas Opp. 120 nos 1 & 2; Schumann: Fantasiestucke, Op. 73 / Arno Piters: clarinet
Strings Attached - Brahms: Sonatas Opp. 120 nos 1 & 2; Schumann: Fantasiestucke, Op. 73 / Arno Piters: clarinet

1 Super Audio CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-04-09

Works: Johannes Brahms: Sonata for clarinet (or viola) & piano no 1 in F minor, Op. 120/1; Sonata for clarinet (or viola) & piano no 2 in E flat major, Op. 120/2; Robert Schumann: Phantasiestücke (3) f...
Performers: Asberg, Marleen; Dirksen, Rob; Enzler, Benedikt; Iwata, Keiko [Violin]; Moergastel, Edith van; Piters, Arno [Clarinet]; van Rijn, Nienke [Violin]; Wijzenbeek, Judith
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Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra members

This new disc features three arrangements by Geert van Keulen of works by Schumann and Brahms, two of which were specially requested by clarinetist Arno...continue...
Recording information: Galaxy Studios, Mol, Belgium (04/02/2012-04/04/2012)....continue...
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Sergei Prokofiev: Complete Works for Violin & Piano / Isabelle van Keulen: violin; Ronald Brautigam: piano
Sergei Prokofiev: Complete Works for Violin & Piano / Isabelle van Keulen: violin; Ronald Brautigam: piano

1 CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-04-09

Works: Sergey Prokofiev: Sonata for Violin and Piano no 2 in D major, Op. 94bis; Sonata for violin & piano no 1 in F minor, Op. 80; Melodies (5) for Violin and Piano, Op. 35bis
Performers: Brautigam, Ronald; van Keulen, Isabelle [Violin]

Isabelle van Keulen s breakthrough came in 1984, when she won BBC Young Musician of the Year. The competition was broadcast all over Europe, and...continue...
Recording information: Sendesaal Bremen, Bremen, Germany (11/18/2011-11/20/2011)....continue...
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Folk Stories - Traditional folk songs and music by Brahms, Beethoven, Mahler, Britten, Respighi, Bartók, Sibelius, and Vogel / Cora Burggraaf: mezzo-soprano
Folk Stories - Traditional folk songs and music by Brahms, Beethoven, Mahler, Britten, Respighi, Bartók, Sibelius, and Vogel / Cora Burggraaf: mezzo-soprano

1 Super Audio CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-02-12

Works: English Traditional: Sprig of Thyme; Johannes Brahms: Marienwürmchen ("Marienwürmchen, setze dich"), folk song for voice & piano (Volks-Kinderlieder), WoO; German folk songs (49) for voice ...
Performers: Burggraaf, Cora; Ferschtman, Liza; Lepper, Simon; Mijnders, Floris

The debut CD on Challenge Classics for Cora Burggraaf, recipient of many prizes including the 2009/10 ECHO Rising Star Award, the 2006 Elizabeth Everts Prize,...continue...
Recording information: De Doelen Hall, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (2011-04-26&2011-12-11_2011-)....continue...
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Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 3 / Zweden, Netherlands Radio PO
Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 3 / Zweden, Netherlands Radio PO

1 Super Audio CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-02-12

Works: Anton Bruckner: Symphony no 3 in D minor, WAB 103
Conductors: Zweden, Jaap van
Ensemble: Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra

Jaap van Zweden, one of the world's leading conductors and Chief Conductor of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, is the true Bruckner conductor. The illustrious conductor...continue...
Recording information: Studio MCO 5, Hilversum, Holland (12/21/2011-12/23/2011)....continue...
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