Record Labels Archives: Dacapo

Per Norgard’s First and Eighth from Dacapo

Between its Nielsen cycle with the New York Philharmonic and now this recording featuring the Vienna Philharmonic, Dacapo has come...

Gilbert’s Powerful Nielsen Cycle Continues

These are strong, exciting performances of symphonies that demand the sort of bold muscularity in their execution that these artis...

Dacapo’s Riisager Edition Concludes Brilliantly

This third and, sadly, last entry in Dacapo's Riisager Symphonic Edition contains some of the best music so far, smashingly perfor...

Magnificent Magnus Lindberg On Dacapo

When was the last time a composer in residence at a major orchestra produced three first-rate pieces? Here is your answer. Magnus ...

Big Boxes: Fischer’s Mozart Complete Symphonies

There is some controversy about just how many symphonies Mozart wrote, and what qualifies for inclusion in the series, but this se...

Mozart Symphonies Vol. 10 from Fischer, Still HIP

Adam Fischer and his Danish National Chamber Orchestra use modern instruments, but they play in period style. This means little to...

Riisager Volume 2: Neoclassical Energy and Tart Lyricism

The five works presented in this second volume of the Riisager "Symphonic Edition" reflect the composer's neoclassical leanings: s...

Two and a Half Glorious World Premiere Holmboe Concertos

Let's not mince words. This is a great disc. The "half" concerto refers to the very early (1929) Concerto for Orchestra, a single ...

Dacapo’s Smoking New Nielsen Cycle

The New York Philharmonic is a powerhouse orchestra, Nielsen is a powerhouse symphonist, and Alan Gilbert revels in the music's en...

Holmboe’s Lean and Mean Chamber Symphonies

Vagn Holmboe's three chamber symphonies span the latter half of his career, from 1951 to 1970. They are wonderful works: sophistic...