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Narrated by Derek Jacobi
Derek Jacobi (narrator)
The performances are sparkling – not quite the full Suite that’s normally performed, and I did miss the Danse chinoise which is omitted here, but perfectly-balanced and wonderfully light-footed... — 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…
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…
Malmö Symphony Orchestra, Jun Märkl
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…
and other Orchestral Works
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…
Pavel Černoch (Amleto), Claudio Sgura (Claudio), Iulia Maria Dan (Ofelia), Eduard Tsanga (Polonio), Dshamilja Kaiser (Gertrude), Sebastien Soules (Orazio), Paul Schweinester (Laerte), Bartosz Urbanowicz (Marcello), Gianluca Buratto (The ghost/A priest)
Wiener Symphoniker, Prague Philharmonic...
To buy or not to buy? The occasional moment of iffy recorded balance aside, there’s not much rotten in the state of this spirited live performance of Faccio’s rarely heard Shakespearean opera... — More…