Posts tagged as "deutsches-sinfonie-orchester-berlin"

Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Die erste Walpurgisnacht

April 20, 2016

Vladimir Ashkenazy’s truly magical account of Mendelssohn’s most beautiful fairy music – ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ – returns to the catalogue, coupled with another fantastical work, ‘The First Walpurgisnacht’, in a scintillating performance from Christoph von Dohnányi.

Mahler: Symphony No. 3; Schoenberg: Pelleas und Melisande

April 20, 2016

Two gargantuan late-Romantic Austrian works are coupled on this very rare recording by Vladimir Ashkenazy and the Deutsches Sinfonie-Orchester Berlin. The recording had limited release in Germany and this is its first international release. Mahler’s Third Symphony is the longest symphony by any composer to be part of the basic repertoire and, at first, had […]