Bruckner: Symphony No 8
[ Profil / 2 Hybrid SACD - released 27/Sep/2010 ]
Live from the Semperoper - The Lehár Gala From Dresden
Piotr Beczala (tenor), Angela Denoke (soprano) / Staatskapelle Dresden, Christian Thielemann
[ Deutsche Grammophon / CD - released 28/Aug/2014 ]
The soloists, Angela Denoke, Ana Maria Labin and Piotr Beczala, assisted by the Dresden State Opera Chorus, offer arias and ensembles that will delight you with their joie de vivre.
LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Symphonies Nos 6 "Pastoral" & 8
Staatskapelle Dresden, Sir Colin Davis
[ Decca The Full Works / CD - released 10/Jan/2018 ]
"The Pastoral Symphony is a joy from first to last...I can think of no orchestra - not even the Berliners - who play Beethoven with a richer, fuller, darker, warmer sound than the Staatskapelle Dresden." Gramophone
Staatsopernchors Dresden, Staatskapelle Dresden, Giuseppe Sinopoli
[ Deutsche Grammophon / CD - released 17/May/2000 ]
Liszt's mighty Dante conducted by the mighty Sinopoli
Orchestral Works (Incls Symphonies, Concertos & Overtures)
Truls Mork (cello) Christian Zacharias, Daniel Barenboim (piano) Staatskapelle Dresden, Wolfgang Sawallisch / Philharmonia Orchestra, Riccardo Muti
[ EMI Budget Boxes / 4 CD Box Set - released 10/Oct/2010 ]
'Outstandingly good. I count these performances of the Schumann Symphonies as among the best things Sawallisch has ever done. The playing of the Staatskapelle Dresden is superlative in every department. Not to be missed.' - Gramophone
BRAHMS / SCHUBERT / WAGNER
Symphony No 4 / Symphony No 8 Unfinished / Tristan und Isolde (Act 3 Scene 3)
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Staatskapelle Dresden / Carlos Kleiber (with Margaret Price, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Wolfgang Hellmich etc)
[ Deutsche Grammophon / CD - released 28/Oct/2004 ]
1001 Classical recordings you must hear before you die (1851-1900) -- "(Kleiber's) tiny legacy of recorded performances is one of the gems of the DG catalogue. Listening to his Schubert, Brahms and Wagner on this swiftly produced Commemorative...
SCHUMANN / GRIEG
Piano Concertos (with Franck's Symphonic Variations) (rec 1932-42)
Walter Gieseking (piano) / Berlin State Opera Orchestra / London Philharmonic Orchestra / Dresden Staatskapelle
[ Naxos Historical Great Pianists / CD - released 13/Mar/2006 ]
Gieseking made his London début in 1923, his American début in 1926, and appeared in Paris for the first time in 1928. During the 1930s he spent much of his time touring Europe, the United States and South America.
MOZART / BEETHOVEN / BRAHMS / SCHUMANN / LISZT
Wilhelm Kempff: Complete 1950s Concerto Recordings
Wilhelm Kempff (piano) / Berliner Philharmoniker / Staatskapelle Dresden / London Symphony Orchestra
[ DG Original Masters / 5 CD - released 18/Dec/2005 ]
A comprehensive collection of the Complete 1950s Concerto Recordings of WILHELM KEMPFF, on 5 CDs.
GINASTERA / BOIELDIEU
Jutta Zoff (harp) / Staatskapelle Dresden, Siegfried Kurz
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - released 24/Jun/2013 ]
This disc explores that rarity of the classical repertoire, the harp concerto. The musical characteristics of the harp can provide somewhat of a challenge for the composer if writing a concerto for the instrument, but this disc boasts two wonderful...
Zvetkova, Donose, Botha, Scandiuzzi, Staatskapelle Dresden, Sinopoli
Dvorak - Stabat Mater Op 58
[ Deutsche Grammophon / 2 CD - released 17/May/2001 ]
GRAMOPHONE AWARD NOMINATION 2002 - Choral