ECM 50th Anniversary - up to 25% off
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Heinz Holliger (oboe/cor anglais/piano), Marie-Lise Schüpbach (cor anglais/oboe), Ernesto Molinari (bass clarinet/ contrabass clarinet), Sarah Wegener (soprano), Philippe Jaccottet (speaker)
A lot of concentration is required to take in this programme of spartan, potent oboe works by Holliger and Kurtág. But there are real musical rewards, and it’s beautifully produced. — 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…
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…
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…