Beethoven, Symphony No. 9 w/Mito Chamber OrchestraDecca Classics
45 years after his debut Philips recording of Beethoven's Ninth, Seiji Ozawa returns to this epic masterpiece with the Mito Chamber Orchestra. This new recording features star players Radek Baborák (horn), Ricardo Morales (clarinet), and Philippe Tondre (oboe) as well as the German baritone Markus Eiche, who leads a quartet of Japanese soloists and the Tokyo Opera Singers in a riveting performance of the famed final movement.
Deutsche Grammophon celebrates 120th birthday / udiscovermusic.
The world's oldest and best-known classical label will use its anniversary year to continue building a lasting legacy. Deutsche Grammophon is marking the 120th anniversary of its company foundation on 6 December 1898 with a carefully curated global programme of DG120 live concerts, special events, record releases and much more. The birthday celebrations began with the spectacular DG 120 – The T...