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Violin Concerto & Miniatures

Arabella Steinbacher (violin)

WDR Symphony Orchestra, Lawrence Foster

The daughter of a repetiteur at the Bavarian State Opera, Steinbacher was exposed to Strauss’s vocal music at a young age, and she colours the soaring lines of four song-transcriptions and her... More…

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Emily Magee (Salome), Wolfgang Koch (Jochanaan), Michaela Schuster (Herodias), Peter Bronder (Herodes), Benjamin Bruns (Narraboth)

Frankfurt Radio Symphony, Andres Orozco-Estrada

What we gain here in exemplary clarity of Strauss’s sonic spider-web we lose in momentum for, say, the climactic welter which ends in Jokanaan’s curse…Magee as the spoiled princess propels the... More…

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Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, Andrés Orozco-Estrada

As we reach the summit, its fine oboe solo followed by broad brass proclamations, Orozco-Estrada’s interpretative strategy becomes clear. This is a reading of glorious warmth and grandeur – as... More…

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5 SACDs + Blu-ray

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Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Jonathan Nott

This new, clear and light-footed recording [of the Strauss] helps to hide its excesses, with Nott (and Pentatone’s engineers) preventing the work’s arteries from clogging up…The Debussy…is beautifully... More…

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Brigitte Fassbaender (Octavian), Claire Watson (Marschallin), Karl Ridderbusch (Ochs), Lucia Popp (Sophie), Benno Kusche (Faninal), Annelie Waas (Marianne), David Thaw (Valzacchi), Margarethe Bence (Annina) & Gerhard Unger (Italian singer)

Bavarian State Opera, Carlos Kleiber

This performance from 1973 is notable for its extraordinary textural clarity, in this densest of scores, and its rhythmic vitality. The vocal hero of the occasion is Brigitte Fassbaender as... More…

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3 SACDs

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Recorded Live at Concertgebouw 19, 20, 21 & 23 September 2007 (Alpensinfonie); 18, 21 October 2007, 16, 17 January 2008 (Don Juan)

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Mariss Jansons (chief conductor)

…Mariss Jansons's… great lover is beefier if less nimble-footed than George Szell's (on Sony), with the woodwind repeated-note support crystal clear behind spacious strings. …Jansons's…Alpine... More…

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Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Vladimir Jurowski

The sensitive, finely shaped, searching performance that follows on makes a good case for playing things down at the start [of Also sprach]…the performance [of Totenfeier] has such compelling... More…

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