Cassandra Records presents for your discovery some very special music from the 20th century that you may not have been aware of previously, but was at one time championed by legendary maestri such as Wilhelm Furtwängler, Franz Konwitschny, and Hans Rosbaud.
Inaugural Release: Hessenberg
Our Kurt Hessenberg CD was selected as one of the five best recordings of 2001 on reviewer Paul Snook’s “Want List” in Fanfare Magazine (Nov/Dec 2001) and was awarded a “Star of the Month” by the German publication Fono Forum (Nov. 2001). Please see the Reviews page for press coverage on this recording in various publications around the world.
Check out the Brief Autobiography of Kurt Hessenberg. This document tells the story of the coming into being of an utmost sincere composer and offers a glimpse into his artistic philosophies and temperaments.
Peteresen CD EA10280
Cassandra Records is pleased to serve as the U.S. importer in presenting the world-premiere recording of some exquisite, newly rediscovered vocal repertoire by Wilhelm Petersen.