Harmonia Mundi dominates this week’s releases with three rarely performed pieces and all-star casts. Here is a look.
Harmonia Mundi will release Schubert’s Mass in A Flat featuring Anke Vondung, Anna Korondi, Andreas Karasiak, and Kay Stiefermann. The recording features the Orchestre des Champs-Elysse and conductor Herreweghe.
Dido and Aeneas
Purcell’s “Dido and Aeneas” stars Lynne Dawson, Rosemary Joshua, and Gerald Finley. Rene Jacobs conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment in a CD which Harmonia Mundi will release.
Rossini Petite Messe
Marcus Creed conducts Rossini’s “Petite Messe Solennelle” with Krassimira Stoyanova, Birgit Remmert, Steve Davislim, and Hanno Muller-Brachmann. Harmonia Mundi releases.
Mieczyslaw Wajnberg’s modern masterpiece “The Passenger” gets a DVD from the Ekaterinberg State Opera. Dux recording will release the opera which stars Natalia Karlova, Dmitri Staodubov, and Olga Tenyakova.