Iveta Apkalna

The works of the composer Walter Braunfels (born 19 December 1882 in Frankfurt am Main; died 19 March 1954 in Cologne) is of great variety and comprises nearly all genres, ranging from romantic lieder, piano works and chamber music to very large symphonic choral-orchestral works and several very successful operas.
Each of the three works introduced on this CD can be assigned to one of the three periods in the oeuvre and life of this composer.