This marvelous two disc set brings back into the catalog Jerome Lowenthal's superb readings of all four of the works that Tchaikovsky wrote for piano and orchestra. The recordings focus on Tchaikovsky's original, uncut scores in virtuoso performances by Lowenthal, accompanied by the London Symphony Orchestra, directed by the late Sergiu Comissiona. The recordings, made in the late 1980s, were originally released on Arabesque.
After the success of the re-released first album of Twenty Sixty Six And Then MIG comes up now with a complex Collectors Premium edition of two further classics by Geff Harrison.
After the break-up of Twenty Sixty Six And Then, Geff Harrison became the singer with among other bands Kin Ping Meh, before he made his dream come true: to collaborate with a big orchestra, the London Symphonic-Rock Orchestra. Ralph Siegel was persuaded to finance the whole project. Trevor Jones who had also worked with the Moody Blues sat in the producer’s chair…
Here is the 1985 Nimbus release 'Benjamin Britten: Works for String Orchestra' performed by English String Orchestra conducted by William Boughton with Roger Best on viola. This particular Nimbus release has been out of print for some time now, but all of these works by Britten has been included on various later and more recent Nimbus releases.
Celebrated Handelian René Jacobs, 'the most exciting opera conductor of the day' (Münchner Merkur), leads the dynamic, exquisitely honed Ghent ensemble and an outstanding cast in one of the composer's most spectacular and ravishingly beautiful creations. The title role, written for the legendary Senesino, is sung by its finest modern exponent, Bejun Mehta, 'one of the most commanding, exhilarating countertenors of the modern era' (New York Times).