About the album
In its 10th year, chamber orchestra Kremerata Baltica (founded 1997) plays the adagio of Gustav Mahler’s unfinished 10th Symphony, as well as the 14th Symphony of Dmitri Shostakovich - also a ‘late work’- , with its settings of poetry by García Lorca, Apollinaire and Rilke. Both pieces were written in times of personal crises. Under the musical direction of Gidon Kremer, the orchestra brings forth both the pain and the beauty of these exceptional compositions.
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