In November, we released a 4-CD box-set of the Schubert Symphonies, recorded live by the Austrian Radio (ORF) in 1988 with Nikolaus Harnoncourt at the Styriarte Festival in Graz. Since the release, we are delighted that the critics all seem unanimous so far and have received this box-set with great enthusiasm.
We are delighted to let you know that we will be releasing a 4-CD box-set at the start of November on the ICA label featuring all Schubert Symphonies, performed LIVE with Nikolaus Harnoncourt at the Styriarte Festival in Graz in July 1988. This cycle represents an important milestone in the life of COE and of our 30-year long association with Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
On 29th November 2019, Warner Music releases its first-ever Beethoven Complete Works in an 80-CD box-set. We are delighted to feature on a significant number of discs, particularly with Nikolaus Harnoncourt, as well as alongside Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Gidon Kremer amongst other soloists.
Deutsche Grammophon has now released the 6th installment of its collection of Mozart’s late operas. This follows recordings of Don Giovanni, Così fan tutte, Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Grammy Award Nomination), Le Nozze di Figaro (Grammy Award Nomination & Echo Klassik Award) and La Clemenza di Tito, all recorded at the Baden-Baden Festspielhaus, under the baton of Yannick Nézet-Séguin and featuring tenor Roland Villazon.
On 18 January 2019, Warner Classics released a CD featuring Schumann’s Cello Concerto with the COE, Gautier Capuçon and Bernard Haitink recorded in 2015 at Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw.
Our residency at the Baden-Baden Festspielhaus this year for the concert performances of The Magic Flute coincides with the release of La Clemenza di Tito, following last year’s recorded performances.
We are grateful that Lisa Batiashvili has chosen to work with the COE for her latest album “Visions of Prokofiev”, which has won an Opus Klassik Award (formerly ECHO).
Piotr Anderszewski recorded the pairing of Mozart’s Piano Concertos Nos 25 and 27 with the COE in the summer of 2017 following a series of concerts in which he directed the Orchestra from the keyboard.