About the album
A departure for bass virtuoso Andersen, the nine-piece band assembled for Hyperborean brings together - for the very first time - two "young lions" of Nordic jazz, Tore Brunborg and Bendik Hofseth, and sets their dramatic saxophone exchanges against his writing for strings, played by the Cikada Quartet, distinguished contemporary music players. If you like Hyperborean, then you'd probably like: Arild Andersen, Sagn Arild Andersen/Ralph Towner/Nana Vasconcelos, If You Look Far Enough Masqualero, Re-Enter Misha Alperin, North Story Keith Jarrett, Arbour Zena
And the Edison nominees are...
On Tuesday 21st of October Stichting Edison announced the Classical Edison nominations. We are delighted with the nominations for Challenge Classics. In the catagory chamber music and the opera: - Goeyvaerts String Trio (Pärt, Moody – Stabat Matar, Simeron)- CC 72616 - De Nationale Opera o.l.v. Marc Albrecht (Trojahn – Orest) - CC ...Read more
Buxtehude Box: A milestone in the Baroque discography
Dieterich Buxtehude is renowned as the most important figure of the German Baroque after J.S. Bach. A welcome tribute to such an important figure, is Ton Koopman’s Opera Omnia, featuring soloists and the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir. Also released as separate CDs, this superb collection is now available as a deluxe ...Read more