Posts tagged as "ingrid-haebler"

Mozart: Piano Sonatas Nos. 11, 12, 13 & 16

May 25, 2016

A collection of four of the most popular of Mozart’s sonatas, including the Alla Turca with its famous Rondo finale and the C major, KV545, sometimes called ‘for beginners’ and certainly played by many of them. Haebler delivers suitably eloquent performances.

Beethoven: Violin Sonatas Nos. 2, 5 & 9

April 29, 2016

A relaxed and eloquent ‘Spring Sonata’ contrasts with a lean and athletic performance of the ‘Kreutzer’ from two expert Beethovenians. In between comes the Op. 12 No. 2 – a sonata that greatly puzzled its audience at the time of its composition.

Mozart: Clarinet Quintet; Schubert: Piano Quintet ‘Trout’

April 29, 2016

Has there ever been a more quicksilver version of the ‘Trout Quintet’? We doubt it! Ingrid Haebler’s effortless pianism and Artur Grumiaux’s airy playing are a match made in heaven. As is the combination of Jack Brymer and the Allegri Quartet in one of Mozart’s most sublime pieces, the Clarinet Quintet in A major.

Schumann: Études symphoniques; Papillons; Fantasiestücke

April 29, 2016

Three wondrous Schumann piano works on a single CD. Gulda’s iridescent ‘Fantasiestucke’ was issued in the early days of the compact disc. Haebler’s beautifully-shaded account of ‘Papillons’ receives its first release on CD (outside Japan, where it is also currently unavailable) and likewise Magaloff’s ‘Etudes symphoniques’ (only ever issued in France, and no longer available).

Schumann: Concertos; Concert Pieces

April 29, 2016

A unique collection, bringing together Schumann’s Concertos and concertante works, including the first international release of Ingrid Haebler’s recording of the Piano Concerto and Barenboim’s of the Konzertstück for Four Horns. The unjustly neglected Concert Pieces, Opp. 92 & 134 are given glorious readings by Ashkenazy and both the Cello and Violin Concertos receive admirable […]