"A powerful and riveting reading, carried by an orchestra admirably and precisely tuned by Steven Sloane. It is in the most tragic moments that the alchemy best succeeds - Der Tambourg'sell, of course, Zu Straßburg auf der Schanz. But in the elegant (Wo die schönen Trompeten blasen) there is an inwardness of the finest kind, to the point of the intangible," was Sylvain Fort's verdict in Diapason magazine on the recording, which was released by Avanticlassic. The recording served as the basis for Clara Pons' film project Wunderhorn.
Originally recorded for a film, this masterful interpretation of Mahler's Wunderhorn Lieder with baritone Dietrich Henschel and the Bochumer Symphoniker under Steven Sloane has now been released on CD.
Before the series of concerts celebrating Philippe Manoury's 70th birthday comes to an end, there are two important premieres to come: On 9 December, the Ensemble intercontemporain under François-Xavier Roth will perform Grammaires du sonore and Four Songs from Kein Licht at the Philharmonie de Paris.