Latest News: Classical, Berg (composer)
Katherine listens to the Canadian soprano's bold new disc Crazy Girl Crazy, centring on Berg's Lulu.
Katherine talks to the Canadian soprano about her bold new album juxtaposing Gershwin, Berg and Berio, in which she both sings and directs the Ludwig Orchestra.
James sifts through the music of Alban Berg and offers his recommended recordings.
Anna Prohaska is on mesmerising form in Berg’s Lulu-Suite, whilst the veteran conductor’s trademark attention to detail and balance pays huge dividends in Mahler’s early cantata Das klagende Lied, featuring outstanding contributions from Johan Botha, Anna Larsson and Dorothea Röschmann.
Isabelle Faust pairs the Berg and Beethoven violin concertos to great effect with Orchestra Mozart and Claudio Abbado, whilst Pierre Boulez brings breathtaking clarity to Schoenberg’s densely-orchestrated Pelleas et Melisande with the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester.