The debut concerto CD of rising star Rasa Vitkauskaite featuring two of the greatest of all piano concertos: Mozart's Concerto No. 20 in D Minor, K. 466 and Beethoven's Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37!
Virtuoso clarinetist and conductor Jonathan Cohler brings us the second in his "plays and conducts" series featuring a well-chosen selection of some of the greatest works by Mozart in his last 10 years. Including the Clarinet Concerto played on basset clarinet in original style alongside the Symphony No. 35 in D Major and the overtures of Don Giovanni and The Magic Flute all in brand new editions by Cohler, this CD features virtuoso playing all around by both Cohler and the up-and-coming Anima Musicae Chamber Orchestra. An absolute must-have for all Mozart lovers.
This digital single features a scintillating performance by Rasa Vitkauskaite of Weber's bravura show piece Polonaise brillante, S. 367 with the renowned Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra.
Groundbreaking new audiophile recording by virtuoso clarinetist conductor Jonathan Cohler that follows Weber's original scores based on the most recent research. Hear the Weber Concertino and clarinet concertos as Weber wrote them! And enjoy the audiophile quality sound of the Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra under Cohler playing from Weber's actual score that from which he premiered Oberon just weeks before he died.
American Tribute celebrates 70 years of American musical life. Jonathan Cohler and Rasa Vitkauskaite, today’s leading clarinet-piano duo, have been hailed around the globe. This CD is dedicated to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing.
In her brilliant debut solo CD, award-winning Lithuanian pianist Rasa Vitkauskaite demonstrates an uncanny depth and breadth of musical understanding coupled with outstanding technique and consummate pianism.
David Alpher: American Reflections
Jonathan Cohler, clarinet
; Maureen Gallagher, viola
; Robert Honeysucker, baritone
; Myron Lutzke, cello
; Robert Lynam, string bass
; Martha Moor, harp ; Jean Newton, harpsichord
; Ken Radnofsky, saxophone