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by brendan g carroll
Tue May 12, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Recordings (CD's, DVD's)
Topic: KORNGOLD's VIOLANTA - new release on CD/DVD/Blu-ray
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KORNGOLD's VIOLANTA - new release on CD/DVD/Blu-ray

The Turin production of VIOLANTA (January 2020) will be released on CD and DVD/Blu-ray on the Dynamic label Here are the links:- CD https://www.europadisc.co.uk/classical/146941/Korngold-_Violanta.htm BLU-RAY https://www.europadisc.co.uk/classical/146940/Korngold-_Violanta_(Blu-ray).htm DVD https://...
by brendan g carroll
Mon May 11, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: Web site announcements - News
Topic: KORNGOLD SYMPHONY - new recording wins BBC award!
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KORNGOLD SYMPHONY - new recording wins BBC award!

NEWS JUST IN

The recent landmark recording by John Wilson & the Sinfonia of London of Korngold’s Symphony in F sharp (Chandos) has won the Best Orchestral Award from BBC Music magazine for this year!
by brendan g carroll
Thu May 07, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: Opera and concert perfomances
Topic: KORNGOLD in BERLIN - January 2021
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KORNGOLD in BERLIN - January 2021

An interesting concert next January at the Komische Oper. Including music from ELISABETH & ESSEX, the tone poem TOMORROW Opus 33 and arias from Das Wunder der Heliane and Die Kathrin!!


https://askhelmut.com/events/2021-01-15 ... ?locale=en
by brendan g carroll
Fri May 01, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: Web site announcements - News
Topic: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING : A Korngold Anniversary
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MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING : A Korngold Anniversary

This month marks the centenary of the world premiere of Korngold's delightful incidental music for Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing and, lockdown notwithstanding, I have written an extended article detailing its history for the Museum of Music History in London. This is published online, today a...
by brendan g carroll
Mon Mar 16, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Recordings (CD's, DVD's)
Topic: Major CD Re-Release - APRIL 2020
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Major CD Re-Release - APRIL 2020

These fine recordings originally appeared in the 1990s on the now defunct ASV label. If you did not get them then, they have all been re-packaged for release next month on the Capriccio label - and at a bargain price!

SEE:

https://www.chandos.net/products/catalogue/C7%200350
by brendan g carroll
Sat Mar 07, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Recordings (CD's, DVD's)
Topic: Rare 78 from the 1931 London adaptation of La Belle Helene
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Rare 78 from the 1931 London adaptation of La Belle Helene

Posted to Youtube is a record I never knew existed.....a piano fantasy on Korngold's adaptation of Offenbach's La Belle Helene drawn from the score for its London adaptation called "Helen" for C B Cochran. The pianist is the legendary Billy Mayerl. A priceless rarity! Enjoy! https://youtu.be/je4nFvH...
by brendan g carroll
Sun Mar 01, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Opera and concert perfomances
Topic: VIOLANTA - Turin, January 2020 - On YOUTUBE
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VIOLANTA - Turin, January 2020 - On YOUTUBE

The recent Italian premiere in Turin of Korngold's early opera VIOLANTA (composed at the age of 17) and which is available to view at Operavision.eu, is now also uploaded in its entirety on Youtube. This is handy for those outside of Europe or who are unable to access Operavision. Here is the link:-...
by brendan g carroll
Sun Mar 01, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Recordings (CD's, DVD's)
Topic: New recording of the Violin Concerto + Sextet Opus 10 release date announced
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New recording of the Violin Concerto + Sextet Opus 10 release date announced

The NEW RECORDING from British conductor John Wilson, of Korngold's Violin Concerto Opus 35 (Andrew Haveron, soloist) paired with the String Sextet Opus 10, is due for release on March 27 and is already available for pre-order on Amazon in the UK (not sure about the US and other countries) Here is t...
by brendan g carroll
Sun Feb 02, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Recordings (CD's, DVD's)
Topic: New Review for the CD of Korngold's Symphony in F#
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New Review for the CD of Korngold's Symphony in F#

"..........it’s a late romantic masterpiece, full of the saturated orchestral sensuality so beloved of Strauss and Mahler"

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/event/ ... ntion.html
by brendan g carroll
Thu Jan 30, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: Recordings (CD's, DVD's)
Topic: New recording of the Violin Concerto + Sextet Opus 10
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New recording of the Violin Concerto + Sextet Opus 10

This CD will be coming in the Spring from CHANDOS - the soloist in the concerto is Andrew Haveron, and it is conducted by John Wilson. The Sextet will be performed in the original chamber version, not the expanded string orchestra arrangement..
by brendan g carroll
Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: Opera and concert perfomances
Topic: VIOLANTA - Turin, January 2020 - review and Youtube trailer
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VIOLANTA - Turin, January 2020 - review and Youtube trailer

Here's one of the first important reviews of this operatic triumph in TURIN: https://www.nzz.ch/feuilleton/korngold-renaissance-in-italien-woher-genies-ihr-wissen-nehmen-ld.1536002?mktcid=smsh&mktcval=OS%20Share%20Hub I was there and could not describe it better. There is also a trailer on YOUTUBE. ...