Posts tagged as "francois-huybrechts"

Nielsen: Symphonies Nos. 3 & 5

April 18, 2019

First releases on Decca CD for a pair of underrated Nielsen recordings. No less than Sibelius or Shostakovich, Nielsen became the custodian and the renovator of the classical symphonic tradition in the first half of the last century. Both the Third and Fifth symphonies make strenuous demands upon even the world’s great orchestras but at […]

Springtime in Yugoslavia

February 8, 2019

Three Decca albums issued complete, including a first release on CD for the ‘Simfonija Orijenta’, a monument of Yugoslavian musical modernism and François Huybrechts’s poetic ‘Taras Bulba’ from his Janáček disc. This release forms an important appendix to the Eloquence reissues of the seven Russian opera recordings made by Decca with the company of the Belgrade […]