ALFRED SCHNITTKE (1934-1998): Symphonies Nos. 0-9.
Catalogue Number: 01L076
Description: BIS is in a boxing-up mood these days and they've now recoupled and put together their long-running Schnittke cycle. This started in 1988 and was only completed this year with the Symphony No. 9 so many orchestras and conductors were involved to make this the only Schnittke complete symphony cycle on any label. 6 CDs for the price of 2. Soloists and chorus, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Stockholm Sinfonietta, Göteborg Symphony Orchestra, Norrköping Symphony Orchestra, Cape Philharmonic Orchestra; Leif Segerstam, Eri Klas, Tadaaki Otaka, Okko Kamu, Neeme Järvi, Lü Jia, Owain Arwel Hughes.