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SWR Symphony Orchestra, Heinz Holliger
The Concerto is a portrait of Louis Soutter, who studied the violin with Ysaÿe, and later became a painter of dark pictures… Holliger quotes the opening of this particular sonata in distorted... — More…
Muriel Cantoreggi (viola), Geneviève Strosser (viola), Jürg Dähler (viola)
The Hilliard Ensemble
Three Machaut settings, two ballades and the famous Hoquetus David, are sung with great poise by the Hilliard Ensemble and interleaved with Holliger’s paraphrases for three violas, which use... — More…
Christoph Richter (violoncello) & Dénes Várjon (piano)
SWR Vokalensemble & Sinfonieorchester des SWR, Heinz Holliger
Heinz Holliger repeatedly explores the fragile boundaries between creativity and madness… Gesänge der Frühe, from 1987… is a strange hybrid of documentary an gradiloquent oratorio, whose carefully... — More…
a typically stimulating and warmly engineered collection of works. They open with a probing account of Beethoven's last String Quartet...the Scherzo and Finale are projected with great exuberance...The... — More…
Alexander Lonquich (piano)
Lonquich's playing is at one with the thinking of both composers...while the piano sound is on a par with ECM's best...this disc is recommended to all devotees of the ambiguity which informs... — More…
Sylvia Nopper (soprano), Kai Wessel (countertenor), Felix Renggli (flutes, piccolo), Elmar Schmid (clarinet, bass clarinet, contrabass clarinet), François Benda (clarinet), Jürg Dähler (violin, viola), Matthias Würsch (marimba, drums, cimbalom), Ursula Holliger (harp), Daniel Haefliger (cello), Olivier...
[Puneiga includes] two of this composer's most exquisitely poised settings. Sylvia Nopper is no less enticing in the typically exacting vocal part, with Holliger drawing a precise and fastidious... — More…