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Horizon 3: Recordings From The 2008-2009 Season / Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

Stotijn / Cgb / Spanjaard / Stenz / Robertson
Release Date: 10/12/2010 
Label:  Rco Live   Catalog #: 10003   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Michel van der AaOtto KettingTristan KeurisMayke Nas,   ... 
Performer:  Christianne Stotijn
Conductor:  Ed SpanjaardMarkus StenzDavid Robertson
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 21 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

With this third release in the Horizon series, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra once again underlines the importance it attaches in its concert programming to performances of contemporary music. The compositions featured on this CD represent a selection of recordings of contemporary works which the orchestra premiered in its 2008-9 season (some of which were commissioned by the orchestra) or of which few or no quality recordings are available. Two Dutch composers of the latest generation (Nas and van der Aa) are brought together here with two members of the older guard (Ketting and Keuris). Sofiya Gubaydulina, for her part, represents the international contingent on this CD. In its performance of these works, the orchestra was led by Read more conductors Ed Spanjaard, Markus Stenz and David Robertson. The CD also features soloist mezzo-soprano Christianne Stotijn, to whom van der Aa dedicated his song cycle. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Spaces of Blank, for voice & orchestra by Michel van der Aa
Performer:  Christianne Stotijn ()
Conductor:  Ed Spanjaard
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2007-2008 
Venue:  Live  Concertgebouw Amsterdam 
Length: 27 Minutes 9 Secs. 
2.
Trajecten in four movements, for orchestra by Otto Ketting
Conductor:  Markus Stenz
Written: 2008 
Venue:  Live  Concertgebouw Amsterdam 
Length: 21 Minutes 34 Secs. 
3.
Antologia for orchestra by Tristan Keuris
Conductor:  David Robertson
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1991 
Venue:  Live  Concertgebouw Amsterdam 
Length: 14 Minutes 30 Secs. 
4.
No reason to panic, for orchestra by Mayke Nas
Conductor:  David Robertson
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2007 
Venue:  Live  Concertgebouw Amsterdam 
Length: 6 Minutes 7 Secs. 
5.
Der Reiter auf dem weißen Pferd, for organ & orchestra by Sofia Gubaidulina
Conductor:  David Robertson
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2002 
Venue:  Live  Concertgebouw Amsterdam 
Length: 10 Minutes 35 Secs. 

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