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French composer Olivier Messiaen was fortunate to have literary parents and a musical education at the Paris Conservatoire starting at age 11. And we are fortunate that Sylvain Cambreling is so sensitive to the mysticism and drama in Messiaen's compositions. David Hurwitz calls Cambreling a 'vivid and idiomatic interpreter' of Messiaen, and Victor Carr Jr. writes that Cambreling is 'thoroughly successful in realizing the exotic and mystical states evoked by Messiaen's L'Ascension, reveling as he does in its captivating sonorities and astringent edges. ' The judges at Midem agreed, awarding the Orchestral Works box set the Award for best Contemporary Classical release of the year. For a limited time, take 20% off this selection of Haenssler Classic releases from O. Messiaen and Sylvain Cambreling.

Featured Release:

Midem Award winner Best Contemporary Classical
MESSIAEN, O.: Orchestral Works (South West German Radio Orchestra, Baden Baden, Cambreling)

Other Messiaen:

MESSIAEN: 5 Rechants / JOLIVET: Epithaleme / DEBUSSY: 3 Chansons de Charles d'Orleans
MESSIAEN: Eclairs sur l'Au-dela (Illuminations of the Beyond)
MESSIAEN: Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ (The) / Awakening of the Birds (The)
BERLIOZ: Romeo and Juliet, Op. 17 / MESSIAEN: L'Ascension

Others conducted by Sylvain Cambreling:

BERLIOZ, H.: Harold en Italie / La damnation de Faust (Cambreling Conducts Berlioz)
BERLIOZ, H.: Vocal Works with Orchestra - Tristia / La captive / Sara la baigneuse / Chant sacre (Aikin, Poulson, Cambreling)
BERLIOZ: Concert Overtures
DEBUSSY, C.: Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune / SCHMITT, F.: La Tragedie de Salome / STRAVINSKY, I.: Petrushka (Les Ballets Russes, Vol. 3)
DEBUSSY: Images / Danses / La Mer
FASZINATION MUSIK - Highlights from the SWR Faszination Musik Programme 2001
HENZE: Symphony No. 7 / Ariosi on Poems by Torquato Tasso
MESSIAEN: Eclairs sur l'Au-dela (Illuminations of the Beyond)
MESSIAEN: Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ (The) / Awakening of the Birds (The)
Orchestral Music (Romantic) - MENDELSSOHN, Felix / SCHUBERT, F. / GRIEG, E. / BRUCKNER, A. / MAHLER, G. (Romantic Orchestral Masterpieces)
RAMEAU / MOZART / BERLIOZ / GRISEY: Paris Compositions
RIHM, W.: Quid est Deus / Ungemaltes Bild / Frau/Stimme (Rihm Edition, Vol. 4)
RIHM: Dis-Kontur / Lichtzwang / Sub-Kontur (Rihm Edition, Vol. 2)
STRAVINSKY: Sacre du printemps (Le) / DEBUSSY: Jeux / DUKAS: La Peri (Les Ballets Russes, Vol. 1)
VERDI, G.: Requiem / HAYDN, J.: Symphony No. 26, "Lamentatione" / MOZART, W.A.: Kyrie, K. 341 (South West German Radio Symphony, Cambreling)
ZENDER: Schumann-Phantasie / Bardo

*Offer available from April 7 to 20, 2010 only.


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