Berlioz Sinfonia Fantastica

Massenet & Berlioz - Le Portrait de Manon - Les Nuits d' Ete (2013) {Opera Rara}

Massenet & Berlioz - Le Portrait de Manon - Les Nuits d' Ete (2013) {Opera Rara}
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© 2013 Opera Rara | ORC47
Classical / Opera

This release features a double bill of Massenet's Le Portrait de Manon and Berlioz's song cycle Les nuits d'ete, recorded from live staged performances at the Royal Opera House with artists from the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme and the Southbank Sinfonia led by Geoffrey Paterson and Volker Krafft. This is the first time the composers Massenet and Berlioz have appeared as part of the Opera Rara catalogue. The single-disc set comes with a lavishly illustrated book, including a complete libretto for Le Portrait de Manon and song translations for Les nuits d'ete, as well as detailed notes on both pieces written by the eminent musicologist Hugh Macdonald.
Berlioz - Symphonie Fantastique (Daniele Gatti) (2016) [Blu-Ray]

Berlioz - Symphonie Fantastique (Daniele Gatti) (2016) [Blu-Ray]
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 21695 kbps / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 95 min | 23,2 Gb
Audio1: LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 96 kHz / 24-bit | Audio2: DTS-HD Master Audio / 5.0 / 96 kHz / 6715 kbps / 24-bit
Classical | RCO

With the release of this live recording of Hector Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique, RCO Live celebrates the start of its collaboration with Daniele Gatti as the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra's seventh chief conductor on 9 September 2016. His unconventional take on this spectacular score evokes the astonishment audiences must have experienced at the time of the 1830 premiere. It is exactly this sense of surprise and freshness - founded on a thorough knowledge of the score - and the sheer joy of making music together that prompted the members of the RCO to choose Daniele Gatti as their new chief conductor.
Kammerorchester Basel & Julia Schröder - Mozart, Holzbauer & Pleyel: Sinfonia Concertante (2017) [Official Digital Download]

Kammerorchester Basel & Julia Schröder - Mozart, Holzbauer & Pleyel: Sinfonia Concertante (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 67:30 minutes | 1.22 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

There was hardly a music genre more popular at the height of the Classical period than the Sinfonia Concertante. An entirely new concert experience resulted from a combination of a straightforward orchestral setting and brilliant playing by soloists as well as blending elements of the symphony, solo concerto and divertimento. Composers did not score works for individual soloists only, but also created a symphonic genre with as many as nine solo instruments.
Lars Vogt & Royal Northern Sinfonia - Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 5 (2017)

Lars Vogt & Royal Northern Sinfonia - Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 5
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks)+cue, log, d. booklet| 73:34 min | 260 MB
Label: Ondine | Tracks: 06 | Rls.date: 2017
Classical, Romantic

Lars Vogt continues his Ondine recordings with a new cycle of Beethovens Piano Concertos. Conducting the Royal Nothern Sinfonia from the keyboard Lars Vogt shows the brilliance and the beauty of these two majestic works of the classic piano concerto literature. Beethoven made an early reputation for himself as a keyboard player. Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 5 feature two opposite sides in Beethovens career: the 1st concerto is a masterpiece by a young composer in his 20s who is already looking into new dimensions of musical expression.
L' Inviti Singers, L' Inviti Sinfonia & Paul Brough - Christopher Wood: Requiem (2017)

L' Inviti Singers, L' Inviti Sinfonia & Paul Brough - Christopher Wood: Requiem
Classical, Contemporary, Sacred | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 60:48 min | 220 MB
Label: Orchid Classics | Tracks: 10 | Rls.date: 2017

This work by self-proclaimed ""non-composer"" Christopher Wood pays homage to the grief felt around the UK following the passing of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother in 2002. A former cancer surgeon who now develops life-saving cancer drugs, Wood is a pharmaceutical entrepreneur who had, until 2002, never composed a note of music. But when the Queen Mother passed away, Wood was moved by the people who queued for hours to pay their respects, and felt a strong connection to their grief and sadness, but also their honour, gratitude and patriotic pride.
Lars Vogt & Royal Northern Sinfonia - Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 5 (2017)

Lars Vogt & Royal Northern Sinfonia - Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 5
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 73:34 min | 170 MB
Label: Ondine | Tracks: 06 | Rls.date: 2017

Lars Vogt continues his Ondine recordings with a new cycle of Beethovens Piano Concertos. Conducting the Royal Northern Sinfonia from the keyboard, Lars Vogt shows the brilliance and the beauty of these two majestic works of the classic piano concerto literature.
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle - Haydn: Symphonies 88-92, Sinfonia Concertante (2007/2014) [24/44]

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle - Haydn: Symphonies 88-92, Sinfonia Concertante (2007/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 145:13 minutes | 1.28 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

This live recording of a group of Haydn's late masterworks lies at the intersection of several tales of trouble – that of Simon Rattle's conductorship of the venerable Berlin Philharmonic, that of the EMI label's flagging fortunes and those of the classical recording industry in general, and that of the attempts of the massive symphony orchestras rooted in the nineteenth century to remain relevant in music written by composers who for the most part had no inkling of their existence. The results are, well, troubled. Rattle tries to borrow a page from the authentic-performance book, using a small group of strings with little vibrato and striving for transparent textures that reveal Haydn's wind and horn parts.
Gordan Nikolic, NCO - Haydn: Sinfonia Concertante In B Flat Major; Symphony No. 100, Military (2007) [24/96]

Gordan Nikolic, Netherlands Chamber Orchestra - Haydn: Sinfonia Concertante In B Flat Major; Symphony No. 100, Military (2007)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 51:01 minutes | 934 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

This album from PentaTone Classics features Gordan Nikolic as both solist and conductor with the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra. The recording opens with the overture "L'isola disabitata," which Nikolic conducts from the harpsichord. The Sinfonia Concertante features Nikolic on violin, Herre-Jan Stegenga on cello, Toon Durville on oboe, and Margreet Bongers on bassoon. The performances are bright and brisk, and the recording quality is top-notch.
Feng Bian - Liszt: Complete Piano Music, Vol. 46 – Berlioz Transcriptions (2017)

Feng Bian - Liszt: Complete Piano Music, Vo. 46 – Berlioz Transcriptions (2017)
Classical, Piano | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:04:38 | 148 MB
Label: Naxos | Release Year: 2017

Liszt first met Hector Berlioz in Paris before the premiere of the Symphonie fantastique in 1830 and at first their mutual esteem was unbounded. Liszt proceeded to transcribe the music of his friend and two movements from his innovative transcription of the whole of the Symphonie are heard in this recording. Each transcription reveals a different facet of Liszt’s art, from the faithful reflection of the concert overture King Lear through the dramatic panache of the popular overture to Les Francs-Juges to the beautiful Pilgrims’ March from Harold en Italie.
Giuseppe Grazioli and Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi - Marinuzzi: Sinfonia In La - Suite Siciliana (2017)

Giuseppe Grazioli and Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi - Marinuzzi: Sinfonia In La - Suite Siciliana
Classical, Orchestral | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 67:45 min | 278 MB
Label: Decca | Tracks: 07 | Rls.date: 2017

Gino Marinuzzi (Palermo, 1882 – Milan, 1945) was, as the few surviving discographic recordings testify, the greatest orchestral conductor of the 20th century. He was a humanist and bibliophile; an ardent writer, memoirist and epistolographer. At an early age he moved to Milan and to Rome, but never stopped speaking his own language, improperly defined a dialect.