Lawrence Foster Archive
LISZT: Piano Concerto Nos. 1 & 2; Petrarch Sonnets; Tannhauser Overture – Jorge Bolet, piano/ Lawrence Foster/ Edo de Waart – Audite
A restored series of RIAS appearances by Jorge Bolet will delight and astound in his thorough grasp of the Liszt style. LISZT: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major; Piano Concerto No. 2 in A Major; Annees de Pelerinage, Deuxieme Annee: 3 Petrarch Sonnets; Overture to Tannhauser – Jorge Bolet, piano/ Radio Symphony-Orchestra Berlin/ Lawrence […]
PAGANINI: Violin Concerto No. 2 in b minor; Violin Concerto No. 5 – Alexandre Dubach, violin/ Orch. Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo/ Lawrence Foster – Claves
Inscribed in 1993 as part of the complete cycle of Paganini concertos, this installment provides excitement and technical mastery.
KORNGOLD: Violin Concerto in D Major; CHAUSSON: Poème for Violin and Orch.; BRUCH: Violin Con. No. 1 in G Minor – Arabella Steinbacher, v. /Gulbenkian Orch. Lisbon /Lawrence Foster – PentaTone
An odd program, but it has its points, the most compelling a lovely performance of Chausson’s equally lovely Poème.
GORDON GETTY: Usher House – Christian Elsner, Tenor/Etienne Dupuis, bari./Phillip Ens, Bass/Lisa Delan, sop./Orquesta Gulbenkian/Lawrence Foster – Pentatone
Interesting treatment maintains the feel of Poe’s original.