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Gewandhausorchester, Riccardo Chailly
dynamic and dramatic readings, faithful to Brahms's intentions. Powerfully conceived, they are rhythmically alert, without an ounce of undue sentiment and never for an instant losing sight of... — More…
Elisabeth Söderström (Jenufa), Eva Randova (Kostelnicka), Petr Dvorsky (Steva), Vaclav Zitek (Sterek), Marie Mrazova (Starenka), Dalibor Jedlicka (Rychtar), Wieslaw Ochman (Laca), Lucia Popp (Karolka), Lucia Popp (Vixen), Eva Randová (Fox), Dalibor Jedliaka (Forester), Dalibor Jedlicka (Gorjancikov),...
Charles Mackerras's partnership with soprano Söderström produced definitive and superbly recorded studio performances of Kát'a Kabanová, Jenůfa and The Makropulos Case. A must for Janáček fans. — More…
Concertgebouw Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy
Rachmaninov's Second Symphony has become one of his most popular works; here Vladimir Ashkenazy leads the Concertgebouw Orchestra in gripping performances of all three, including the notorious... — More…
Katerina Beranova (soprano), Lilli Paasikivi (alto), Robert Dean Smith (tenor) & Hanno Müller-Brachmann (bass)
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, GewandhausChor, GewandhausKinderchor & MDF Rundfunkchor, Riccardo Chailly
Readings focused entirely on the composer, not on debating how things ‘should’ sound...The playing is responsive and immaculate throughout, forming the backbone of Chailly’s brilliantly authentic... — More…
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano), Lilya Zilberstein (piano), Olli Mustonen (piano) & Lynn Harrell (cello)
Fitzwilliam String Quartet & Beaux Arts Trio
Alisa Weilerstein (cello), Frank Peter Zimmermann (violin), Garrick Ohlsson (piano)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Jirí Belohlávek
the early symphonies sound as if they are ingrained into the Czech musicians’ DNA...The playing throughout has a transparency, with wonderfully woody woodwinds, and Belohlavek’s affectionate... — More…