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Arabella Steinbacher (violin)
Radio Symphony Orchestra Berlin, Marek Janowski
…in a haunting performance of Szymanowski's Violin Concerto No. 1 the solo part seems to float in over a lush orchestra. Steinbacher's tone is sweet, her playing poised - in satisfying contrast... — More…
Frank Peter Zimmermann (violin)
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Warsaw Philharmonic, Manfred Honeck, Antoni Wit
…Zimmermann… seems more at home in the Second Concerto, where the ecstatic element is leavened with the folk-influence that Szymanowski adopted later in his life - think Bartók rather than Scriabin.... — More…
Felicity Palmer (soprano), Ameral Gunson (mezzo-soprano), John Mitchinson (tenor), Malcolm King (bass), Jane Parker-Smith (organ), City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, Elisabeth Söderström (soprano), Robert Tear (tenor), Sir Thomas Allen (baritone), Peter Donohoe (piano), Alison Hargan (soprano), Mary...