Zig-Zag Territoires is a French label, founded in 1997 by Sylvie Brély and Franck Jaffrès, and dedicated to classical music. As well as working with established names such as Blandine Rannou, Chiara Banchini and Ensemble 415, Jos van Immerseel and Anima Eterna, Zig Zag has also launched a new generation of young artists ; Edna Stern, Hélène Couvert, Racha Arodaky, Nima Sarkechik, Amandine Beyer, David Plantier, Guido Balestracci, Pedro Carneiro, Florent Héau, Juliette Hurel to name but a few. In 2006 Zig Zag also branched out into jazz and world music.
Further Reading: Zigzag
James listens to Jos van Immerseel's new recording of the chamber version of Carl Orff's famous Carmina Burana.
Excellent ensemble and complete sympathy and understanding between the players are the hallmarks of this projected complete cycle by the former BBC New Generation Artists, who have been winning plaudits galore for their live performances of these works over the past few years.