Posts tagged as "herbert-blomstedt"

Schubert: Symphonies Nos. 5 & 8

June 28, 2016

Warm and relaxed readings of two of Schubert’s best loved symphonies, this recording is completed with two of his most songful  Overtures.

Strauss: Burleske; Duet-Concertino; Oboe Concerto; Aus Italien; Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme

May 25, 2016

Relative rarities among his output are Richard Strauss’ concertos, many written later in his life. This collection brings together works for oboe, clarinet and bassoon (the Duet Concertino) and the scintillating ‘Burleske’ for piano and orchestra. In addition to conducting the concertos, Ashkenazy also conducts the early tone poem ‘Aus Italien’ and Maazel’s humorous reading […]

Grieg: Peer Gynt (Incidental Music)

April 20, 2016

Grieg’s mighty score for the incidental music to Ibsen’s dramatic literary work, here receives a thrilling performance under Herbert Blomstedt with an orchestra from the very city Peer Gynt himself was reputed to have visited on his travels. The 73 minutes of incidental music take in all the movements traditionally included in the two suites […]