Schmitt's Tragedy of Salome

Listen to a clip from the Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra's disc here 

Hindemith • Respighi • Schmitt

Respighi: Belkis, Queen of Sheba; Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes by Weber; Schmitt: The Tragedy of Salome

Borusan Istanbul PO/Sascha Goetzel
Onyx 4048 77:32 mins

‘Sascha Goetzel excels in Florent Schmitt’s festeringly erotic Tragedy of Salome, screwing the tension up expertly in the work’s many crashing climaxes’ Terry Blain

Audio clip: Schmitt: The Tragedy of Salome – The Enchantments of the Sea

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