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Matthias Goerne (Wotan), Petra Lang (Brünnhilde), Michelle DeYoung (Fricka), Stuart Skelton (Siegmund), Heidi Melton (Sieglinde), Falk Struckmann (Hunding), Sarah Castle (Waltraute), Karen Foster (Gerhilde), Katherine Broderick (Helmwige), Anna Burford (Schwertleite), Elaine McKrill (Ortlinde), Aurhelia...
Drawing airy, luminescent textures from the Hong Kong players, [van Zweden] drives the drama excitingly [and] his singers respond superbly…Goerne brings Wotan’s fearful conflicts of love and... — More…
Simon O’Neill (Siegfried), Matthias Goerne (The Wanderer), David Cangelosi (Mime), Werner Van Mechelen (Alberich), Heidi Melton (Brünnhilde)
Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Jaap van Zweden
[van Zweden] evokes both its youthful energy and darker undercurrents, with excellent playing from the augmented Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra…But every ‘Siegfried’ hangs on the title role,... — More…
National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, Theodore Kuchar
Ravel's orchestration of Pictures at an Exhibition was commissioned by Koussevitzky as a showpiece for his superb Boston orchestra, and it proves just as impressive here to demonstrate the excellence... — More…
Boris Giltburg (piano)
Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Carlos Miguel Prieto
Giltburg paces the concerto’s solo opening crescendo beautifully…In terms of sheer pianism, the ensuing saga is frequently breathtaking. It’s not only the fleetness of the fingerwork, utter clarity... — More…
Gun-Brit Barkmin (Brünnhilde), Daniel Brenna (Siegfried), Eric Halfvarson (Hagen), Shenyang (Gunther), Amanda Majeski (Gutrune), Peter Kálmán (Alberich), Michelle DeYoung (Waltraute)
Hong Kong Philharmonic Chorus & Orchestra, Jaap van Zweden
Barkmin brings imagination and flair. It’s quite a ‘white’ voice and not a huge one but she’s a committed projector of the drama. Brenna’s voice, again not heavy but well focused, certainly records... — More…
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, José Serebrier
Serebrier's own imposing, heavyweight style yields different results to the volatile Knussen… but it's always absorbing. Something of the Stokowski sound is filtered through the refined texturing... — More…
English Music for Strings
Julian Lloyd Webber (cello)
English Chamber Orchestra
as a conductor, he evidently has the ability to make a difference to collective performance-level (the English Chamber Orchestra plays characteristically and vividly at every point) while not... — More…