Fischer / ZKO: Rossini, Petite Messe Solennelle — Zurich, 2015-05-23

A re-encounter with a fascinating composition in concert, with some excellent soloists (Rachel Harnisch, Judith Schmid, Vsevolod Grivnov, and Klaus Mertens), the Zürcher Konzertchor and the ZKO — followed by a late re-encounter with a legendary recording featuring Kari Lövaas, Brigitte Fassbaender, Peter Schreier, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, the Münchner Vokalsolisten, and Wolfgang Sawallisch conducting and accompanying (…)


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Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde

Gustav Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde — comparing recordings with the following artists: Walter/Ferrier/Patzak (1952) / Klemperer/Ludwig/Wunderlich (1966) / Bernstein/King/Fischer-Dieskau (1966)


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Schubert: Works for Violin & Piano (Diary 2013-11-21)

Schubert, Works for Violin and Piano — Ibragimova, Tiberghien / Shiokawa, Schiff (and for comparison: Fischer-Dieskau, Moore)


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Schubert: Vocal (2/3/4) — Berlioz: Requiem (Diary 2013-02-17)

Franz Schubert: Vocal Duets, Trios and Quartets — Ameling/Baker/Schreier/Laubenthal/Fischer-Dieskau/Gerald Moore; Hector Berlioz: Requiem (Grande messe des morts), op.5 — Ozawa/Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus


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Schumann: Liederkreis op.39, Dichterliebe op.48

Schumann: Liederkreis op.39, Dichterliebe op.48 — comparing recordings with the following artists: Fischer-Dieskau/Moore (Live, 1956), Fischer-Dieskau/Brendel (1986), Goerne/Schneider (1998), Terfel/Martineau (1999), Wunderlich/Giesen (1965), Bostridge/Drake (1997); notes about related recordings


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Schubert, Schumann, Webern (Diary 2012-11-01)

Lieder recordings (Beethoven & Schumann) with Fischer-Dieskau/Moore, Wunderlich/Giesen, Goerne/Schneider, Terfel/Martineau, Bostridge/Drake; Schumann: Piano Quintet op.44, Piano Quartet op.47 — Melnikov/Jerusalem Quartet, Levine/LaSalle Quartet; Webern: 6 Bagatellen, 5 Movements for string quartet, op.5 — Hagen Quartett


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