Mahler: Das Knaben Wunderhorn / Baborák Ensemble - ArkivMusic

Mahler: Das Knaben Wunderhorn / Baborák Ensemble

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Having reached worldwide success and an absolute peak in horn performance, Radek Baborák (b. 1976) has been dedicating himself with great vigor to ever new artistic projects which he often initiates as a soloist, conductor, or artistic director of several chamber ensembles. Following two albums which he, together with his ensemble Orquestrina, dedicated to the music of Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla, he now releases an entirely different project: a complete recording of Mahler’s famous Lieder collection The Youth’s Magic Horn. The original orchestration has been adjusted to the possibilities of Baborák Ensemble and its variable line-up of seven to sixteen players. The diverse and lively new arrangements which have been made with respect to the brilliant qualities of the individual instrumentalists (members of the ensemble include oboe player Jana Brožková and harpist Katerina Englichová), inject new energy and youthful spirit into Mahler’s beautiful music. Baborák invited three internationally renowned Czech vocalists to collaborate on the album: Katerina Knežíková, Markéta Cukrová and Adam Plachetka.


Product Description:


  • Release Date: January 28, 2022


  • Catalog Number: ANI099-2


  • UPC: 8594155997343


  • Label: Animal Music


  • Period: Romantic


  • Composer: Gustav Mahler


  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Orquestrina


  • Performer: Radek Baborák