About the album
Recording dates 22-24 April 2003
Recoding location Muziekcentrum van de Omroep, Studio 5, Hilversum
Recording producer Ron Ford
Recording technician Willem van den Berg, Dutch View
Editing & mastering Gert Altena, Dutch View
Liner notes Maarten Brandt
Translation Jonathan Reeder
Graphic design Ad van der Kouwe, Manifesta Rotterdam
Cover photography Erich Lessing AKG London
Tomb of Maria Christine of Austria , Sculpture in marble, 1798/1806, by Antonio Canova
Vienna, Church of Augustiner.
Challenge Classics is proud to present a brand new recording of Karl Amadeus Hartmann's rarely recorded opera Simplicius Simplicissimus. This recording features conductor Markus Stenz, the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, and a cast of twentieth century music specialists, including Juliane Banse in the title role. Simplicius Simplicissimus is available in beautifully packaged 2SACD format. And already this recording is nominated and appears on the longlist of the Preis der deutschen ...