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Elīna Garanča    
DRP, Karel Mark Chichon


Allegri, Mozart, Gounod, Bizet, Puccini, Mascagni, Vasks et al.

Elīna Garanča, mezzo-soprano
Latvian Radio Choir
Opera Choir Saarbrücken
Sigvards Kļava, choral conductor    
Gunther Rost, organ
German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
(DRP Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern)

conductor: Karel Mark Chichon

Deutsche Grammophon 2014  
DGG 4792071

sample: G. Puccini, Salve Regina
sample: P. Mascagni, Regina coeli laetare
video clip: P. Mascagni, Regina coeli laetare

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PETR EBEN - CHAMBER MUSIC / 2. CONCERT

Okna / Landscapes / Concerto No. 2

»Rost and the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra with conductor Gabriel Feltz form a world-class team, that is unfortunately only seldom encountered when it comes to recordings«
(FONO FORUM)
»There are other recordings of Eben's music, but this one combines superb sonics with a trio of exceptional soloists«
(All Music Guide - James Manheim)

"Okna" (Windows) for organ and trumpet, "Landscapes of Patmos" for organ and percussion, Concerto No. 2 for organ and orchestra

Gunther Rost, organ
Tine Thing Helseth, trumpet
Babette Haag, percussion
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Gabriel Feltz

Bayerischer Rundfunk / OehmsClassics 2012
OC 420

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Frédéric Chopin

24 Préludes op. 28

»a curageous but very felicitous project. Strongly recommended!«
(J. van Beek, orgelnieuws.nl)
»Rost knows how to 'orchestrate' these pieces convincingly«
(BR Klassik CD-Tipp)

Gunther Rost, Stiftsbasilika Kevelaer

DLR Kultur/ OehmsClassics 2011
SACD - OC 681

BR Klassik CD-Tip (German)

Dutch review


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WANDERER

Christoph Prégardien ensembleKONTRASTE

Lieder by Schumann, Killmayer and Mahler, arranged for small ensemble

Christoph Prégardien, Tenor

Anke Trautmann, flute
Günter Voit, clarinet
Annedore Oberborbeck, violin
Mathias Bock, violin
Andreas Ticozzi, viola
Cornelius Bönsch, violoncello
Ruben Hoppe, doule bass
Stefan Danhof, piano
Gunther Rost, harmonium
Christian Wissel, percussion

Challenge Classics 2011
SACD - CC 72518

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Trilogies

Marcel Dupré / Jehan Alain

»Breathtaking moments, combined with exceptionally gifted, virtuosic playing«
(orgelnieuws.nl)

M. Dupré: Trois Préludes et Fugues op. 7,
Trois Esquisses op. 41
J. Alain: Trois Danses 

Gunther Rost, Neubaukirche Würzburg 
Bayerischer Rundfunk/ OehmsClassics 2010
SACD - OC 679

review Rheinische Post (German) 
review Der neue Merker (German)
review orgelnieuws (Dutch)


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Petr Eben – Symphonia Gregoriana

Concert No 1 for Organ and Orchestra

»this is a very assured work, and perhaps it just needs a good performance on disc to bring it to wider attention. And this is a very good performance.«
(The Gramophone Magazine)
»one of the finest performances and best produced CDs that I have heard for some considerable time«
(The Dvorak Society London)

»one of the best examples of organ and orchestra that I’ve heard on disc«
(sa-cd.net)
»a CD I don't want to miss..«
(Der neue Merker)

Gunther Rost
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Gabriel Feltz

Bayerischer Rundfunk/ OehmsClassics 2010 
SACD - OC 643

The Dvorak Society review
review on pizzicato.lu (German)

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Antonio Vivaldi – Six Concertos

Arrangements by J. S. Bach and G. Rost

»72 minutes worth of thrilling music making« (Fanfare Magazine)

Gunther Rost, Naumburg St. Wenzel
Bayerischer Rundfunk/ OehmsClassics 2010
SACD - OC 642

US review I
US review II

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Joh. Seb. Bach, Goldberg Variations

BWV 988

»Bach would have enjoyed playing duets with Rost« (Fanfare Magazine)
»maybe the most distinctive recording to be heard today - including harpsichord and piano versions« (Fono Forum)


Gunther Rost, Paris St. Louis en l’Île
Bayerischer Rundfunk/ OehmsClassics 2009
SACD - OC 636

comparative review Fono-Forum (German)
US review

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Petr Eben - Complete Organ Works I

Faust / Mutationes

»Rost is by far the best player of this music«
(American Record Guide)


Gunther Rost, St. Martin Memmingen
SWR / Motette 2002

ARG review
review Ars Organi (German)
review musica sacra (German)
review Musik und Kirche (German)

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Petr Eben - Complete Organ Works II

Job

»A gesamtkunstwerk, that also those, who are normally not that much into organ sound, will enjoy listening to.«
(Dr. Markus Zepf)


Gert Westphal, Speaker
Gunther Rost, Tonhalle Zurich
Motette 2002

ARG review
review Ars Organi (German)
review musica sacra (German)
review Musik und Kirche (German)

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Petr Eben - Complete Organ Works III

Sunday Music / Laudes

»Idealbesetzung!« (Antje Wissemann)

Sunday Music, Laudes, Two Chorale Fantasies,
A Festive Voluntary - Variations on Good King Wenceslas

Gunther Rost, Neubaukirche Würzburg
Bayerischer Rundfunk / Motette 2005
SACD

review Ars Organi (German) 
review musica sacra (Germana
review organ (German)
review Musik und Kirche (German)

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Petr Eben - Complete Organ Works IV

Biblical Dances / Hommages

Four Biblical Dances, Small Chorale Partita on "O Jesu, all mein Leben bist Du", Hommage à Dietrich Buxtehude, Versetti, Hommage à Henry Purcell

Gunther Rost, Fulda Cathedral
Bayerischer Rundfunk / Motette 2006
SACD

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Petr Eben - Complete Organ Works V

The Labyrinth of the World and the Paradise of the Heart

The Labyrinth of the World and the Paradise of the Heart, Momenti d'Organo, Chorale Preludes, Campanae Gloriosae, Amen - es werde wahr

Gunther Rost, St. Martin Memmingen
SWR / Motette 2006
Double-SACD

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Myriam Marbe - Chamber Music

Myriam Marbe Symposium 2000

Maria Jonas, Voice
Jeremias Schwarzer, Baroque Flute
Carin Levine, Flute
Cornelius Bönsch, Violoncello
Christian Niculescu, Piano/ Celeste/ Harpsichord
Gunther Rost, Organ
marc aurel edition 2004
Double-CD

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