Michael Gielen Edition, Vol. 8 (1954-2013)
Label: SWR MUSIC
Format: COMPACT DISC
Kolisch, Rudolf; Reich, Günter; SWR Sinfonieorchester des Südwestrundfunks; South West German Radio Vocal Ensemble, male section; Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart des SWR; Harper, Thomas; Taskova, Slavka; Müller-Brachmann, Hanno; Quatuor Diotima; Gawriloff, Saschko; Lechner, Konrad; Naef, Yvonne; SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg; Tautenhahn, Willy; Helffer, Claude; Johnson, James; Rundfunkchor Berlin; Gielen, Michael; Marschner, Wolfgang; Lukas, Ralf; Smith, Robert Dean; Aikin, Laura; Gazz
This is the 8th installment of the internationally acclaimed Michael Gielen Edition, dedicated to the Second Viennese School (Schönberg, Berg, Webern). It consists mainly of first releases. Austrian conductor Michael Gielen was a champion of contemporary music both in the opera and concert repertoires. He conducted many premieres during his career. He has held appointments at the Royal Swedish Opera, the Netherlands Opera, the Frankfurt Opera, the Belgian National Orchestra, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, and the Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra, which he has remained closely associated with since the end of his appointment in 1999.