Posts tagged as "concertgebouw-chamber-orchestra"

Brahms: Double Concerto; Mendelssohn: Concerto for Violin, Piano and Strings

May 25, 2016

The first-ever pairing of these two marvellous ‘Double’ Concertos on CD. The Brahms is a classic performance, gutsy as well as autumnal and the work comes from towards the end of the composer’s rich harvest. The Mendelssohn, by far the lesser-known of the two pieces, conversely comes from the beginning of his life – in […]

Vivaldi: Stabat Mater; Salve Regina

May 5, 2016

One could be forgiven for being more surprised that sacred music does not account for a more substantial proportion of Vivaldi’s life’s work, especially in view of his having been ordained a priest. The music on this disc, however, presents the ‘other’ side of Vivaldi which in recent years has been gaining increasing popularity thanks […]

Haydn, Hummel, Mozart: Oboe Concertos

April 29, 2016

These peerless recordings of Oboe Concertos are despatched with beautiful clarity by Ernest Rombout both playing the oboe and directing the Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra.