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Anja Petersen (soprano), Andrew Redmond (bass)
RIAS Chamber Choir Berlin, Munich Chamber Orchestra, Alexander Liebreich
Mansurian’s sound-world is notably clean: time and again he juxtaposes orchestral unisons and stark instrumental effects with plainchant, yet burnished splendour is the result. Throughout the... — More…
Patricia Kopatchinskaja (violin) & Anja Lechner (cello), Patricia Kopatchinskaja (violin), Anja Lechner (cello)
Amsterdam Sinfonietta, Candida Thompson
Armenia, in Mansurian's vision, is like the original cradle of sound. The seamless fusion of sacred and folk influences, not displayed as 'local colour' but wholly absorbed into the music's bloodstream,... — More…
In the first two string quartets – composed in 1983-84 (there is a third from 1993) – and the short Testament of 2004 dedicated to ECM's Manfred Eicher, the influence of Bartók looms large, though... — More…
Kim Kashkashian (viola), Robyn Schulkowsky (percussion) & Tigran Mansurian (piano)
Kuss Quartet, Boston Modern Orchestra Project & Münchener Kammerorchester, Gil Rose & Alexander Liebreich
…the pièce de résistance on this CS is Betty Olivero's powerful and densely-worked Neharót Neharót ('rivers, rivers', denoting, says the composer, women's tears). Scored for two string ensembles... — More…