BR Klassik Archive
DVORAK: Sym. No. 8 in G Major; Carnival Ov,; SUK: Serenade for Strings in E Major – Bavarian Radio Sym., Orch./ Mariss Jansons – BR Klassik
Mariss Janson continues his survey of Dvorak with an energy and style reminiscent of Vaclav Talich. DVORAK: Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88; Carnival Overture, Op. 93; SUK: Serenade for Strings in E Major, Op. 6 – Bavarian Radio Sym, Orch./ Mariss Jansons – BR Klassik 900145, 73:14 (4/8/16) [Distr. by Naxos] ****: […]
This live performance maintains an air of piety and devotion requisite to its powerful musical occasion. DVORAK: Stabat Mater, Op. 58 – Erin Wall, sop./ Minoko Fujimura, mezzo-sop./ Christian Elsner, tenor/ Liang Li, bass/ Choir of the Bavarian Radio/ Bavarian Radio Sym. Orch./ Mariss Janssons – BR Klassik 900142, 77:55 [Distr. by Naxos] (1/8/16) *****: […]
DVORAK: Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”; Heroic Song – Bavarian Radio Sym. Orch./ Andris Nelsons – BR Klassik
Impressive energy and color vitality mark these readings of late Dvorak from a conductor who seems to bear a star on his brow.
Silke Avenhaus – “Salon Chromatique et Harmonique” = WAGNER: Sonata in A-flat Major for Madame M.W. ; Isoldens Liebestod (arr. Liszt); LISZT: Seven brilliant Variations on a Theme by Rossini; Soirees de Vienne – Caprices After Franz Schubert: Nostalgic Waltz; Li Marinari from Soirees musicales de Rossini; R.W. – Venezia; La lugubre Goldola No. 1; Apres une lecture du Dante: Fantasia quasi Sonata; ROSSINI: Une caresse a ma femme; Valse lugubre No. 4 – Silke Avenhaus, piano – BR Klassik
A musical soiree of poignancy and power, embracing Rossini, Liszt, and Wagner in their respective keyboard personae.
BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No. 29 in B-flat Major, "Hammerklavier"; Piano Sonata No. 32 in C Minor – Dina Ugorskaja, p. – BR Klassik
We might suspect we hear the natural heir of Russian legend Tatiana Nikolayeva in Ms. Ugorskaja, whose powerful and poetic approach to Beethoven proves remarkably poignant.
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5 in e, Op. 64; Francesca da Rimini, Op. 32 – Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra/ Mariss Jansons, conductor – BR Klassik
An excellent, mainstream reading that suffers only from the genius of rival Yutaka Sado and his superior SACD sound.