Robert Schumann

Schumann: Complete Symphonic Works Vol. I - WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln, Robert Schumann, Heinz Holliger

This CD launches a complete series of recordings of Robert Schumann s orchestral works, performed by the WDR Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Heinz Holliger. The series will contain all the symphonies (including both versions of the Fourth) as well a

Schumann: Violin Concertos, Phantasie - Baiba Skride, Robert Schumann, John Storgards

These works were written in the last three years of Schumann's life, and it was a stroke of ill luck that the Violin Concerto in D Minor was completed in 1854 just as Schumann succumbed to mental illness. Baiba Skride now offers her performer s perspectiv