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Bertrand de Billy / Vienna Radio Symphony


Release Date: 06/14/2019 
Label:  Oehms   Catalog #: 32  
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenJohannes BrahmsFranz SchubertJosef Suk,   ... 
Performer:  Johan BothaMaighread McCrannJane HenschelRicarda Merbeth,   ... 
Conductor:  Bertrand De Billy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Radio Symphony OrchestraVienna State Opera ChorusVienna Boys' Choir,   ... 
Number of Discs: 9 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This new release features the complete symphonic recordings of OehmsClassics with Bertrand de Billy and the ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra from 2003-2010 when Bertrand de Billy was Chief Conductor in Vienna. Bertrand de Billy was born in Paris where he studied music. Starting as a member of an orchestra, he soon took on conducting. 1993-95 he was first Kapellmeister and Deputy Music Director at the Anhaltisches Theatre in Dessau, 1996-98 he held the same position at the Vienna Volksoper. 1999-2004 he was Music Director at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona and 2002-2010 he was Music Director of the Radio Symphony Orchestra in Vienna. Bertrand de Billy is principal guest of the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne (2013-2016). Since Read more 2014/2015 he is also principal guest conductor of the Dresdner Philharmonie. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 36 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Bertrand De Billy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801-1802; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Rinaldo, Op. 50 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Johan Botha (Tenor)
Conductor:  Bertrand De Billy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Chorus,  Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863-1868; Austria 
3.
Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Bertrand De Billy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Egmont, Op. 84: Overture by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Bertrand De Billy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1810; Vienna, Austria 
5.
Coriolan Overture in C minor, Op. 62 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Bertrand De Billy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807; Vienna, Austria 
6.
Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Bertrand De Billy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
7.
Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Bertrand De Billy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Written: 1808 
8.
Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Bertrand De Billy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811-1812; Vienna, Austria 
9.
Symphony no 8 in F major, Op. 93 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Bertrand De Billy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1812; Vienna, Austria 
10.
Symphony no 9 in C major, D 944 "Great" by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Bertrand De Billy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1825-28; Vienna, Austria 
11.
Fairy tale, Op. 16 by Josef Suk
Performer:  Maighread McCrann (Violin)
Conductor:  Bertrand De Billy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; Prague, Czech Republ 
12.
Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World" by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Bertrand De Billy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
13.
Symphony no 8 in E flat major "Symphony of A Thousand" by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Jane Henschel (Alto), Ricarda Merbeth (Soprano), Stella Grigorian (Alto),
Elza van den Heever (Soprano), Johan Botha (Tenor), Boaz Daniel (Baritone),
Kwangchul Youn (Bass)
Conductor:  Bertrand De Billy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir,  Slovak Philharmonic Chorus  ... 
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906; Vienna, Austria 
14.
Don Juan, Op. 20 by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Bertrand De Billy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Germany 
15.
Aus Italien, Op. 16 by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Bertrand De Billy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Germany 
16.
Carmen: Suite no 1 - Excerpt(s) by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Bertrand De Billy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
17.
Carmen: Suite no 2 - Excerpt(s) by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Bertrand De Billy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
18.
Prélude ŕ l'aprčs-midi d'un faune by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Bertrand De Billy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1892-1894; France 
19.
Pavane pour une infante défunte by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Bertrand De Billy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; France 
20.
Le festin de l'araignée, Op. 17 by Albert Roussel
Conductor:  Bertrand De Billy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912; France 
21.
Masques et bergamasques Suite, Op. 112 by Gabriel Fauré
Conductor:  Bertrand De Billy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1919; France 

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