San Francisco Symphony – Michael Tilson Thomas records Alban Berg with Gil Shaham and Susanna Phillips for SFS Media.

This impressive release, superbly recorded, includes Berg’s Seven Early Songs, impressionistic and expressive gems, sung voluptuously by Susanna Phillips – Richard Strauss-ravishing in fact – and how sensitive and accommodating the SFS and MTT are to her. German texts and English translations are included in the booklet, although Phillips’s revealing word-painting and voice-colouring rather mitigate … Continue reading San Francisco Symphony – Michael Tilson Thomas records Alban Berg with Gil Shaham and Susanna Phillips for SFS Media.