Annette von Hehn, violin
Stefan Heinemeyer, cello
Thomas Hoppe, piano
"The repertoire for piano trio holds many surprises as well as treasures and great masterworks, and we get the chance to interprete these incredible pieces many times, again and again. In times of an ever-growing pace of life, of crossover arts and highspeed careers, the chance to repeatedly and steadily work together on these wonderful pieces has become a luxury and a necessity to us. We tremendously enjoy the freedom to form own ideas and concepts and to make our own decisions, as a piano trio – a freedom that is inate to the concept of chamber music." ATOS Trio
Robert Schumann Concert piece for 4 valve horns and orchestra F major, op. 86
Richard Wagner Siegfried-Idyll
Richard Strauss Metamorphoses for 23 solo strings
Bavarian State Orchestra
When conducting the Bavarian State Orchestra, a matter which is of key importance to Kent Nagano is the orchestra’s special character, which has evolved from out of its almost 500 years of tradition, it being one of the oldest orchestras world wide. For Nagano, herein lies the analogy which is necessary for his commitment for all that is new in music.
Thus the program on this SACD sketches, in its own quiet way, a portrait of the Bavarian State Orchestra and its general music director.
ECHO Klassik Prize 2012 Award for the Munich Horn Trio
Congratulations to the Munich Horn Trio, on being awarded the ECHO Klassik prize 2012, in the category of "Chamber music recording of the year (19th Century)", for their debut album "Horn trios by Brahms, Ligeti and Koechlin"
The Munich Horn Trio
natural horn & double horn
Markus Wolf, violin
Julian Riem, piano
Giulio Cesare Ann Murray
Cleopatra Susan Gritton
Tolomeo Christopher Robson
Cornelia Patricia Bardon
Sesto Katarina Karnéus
Achilla Marcello Lippi
Nireno Axel Köhler
Curio Jan Zinkler
Bavarian State Orchestra
"… Exaltation in opera…"
"Giulio Cesare", the cult-production from Munich, from the
Sir Peter Jonas era.
A love such as that between Cesar and Cleopatra was never so much on a knife’s edge. Literally. When Cleopatra was just about to reveal all at the end of the second act, the murderers were already on the move. Having been warned early, Cesar manages to escape, Cleopatra remains behind, in fear for the great Roman. In the end, her plans for power bear fruit, and she becomes queen of the desert state of Egypt.
Friede auf Erden – Peace on earth
A cappella works
A cappella works of
The works on this CD include pieces on earthly yearnings for peace as well as God’s derisiveness when looking at the headstrong mankind, ordo thoughts from the Middle Ages as well as the almost wordless grievance of the 20th century, the cradle song from the eve of war as well as the large-scale re-narration of the vision of peace we know from the nativity story.