The Kansas City Symphony Orchestra has developed since 2005 into a renowned Michael Stern in the US and internationally ensemble. For the fourth recording with the Orchestra Reference Recordings chose three masterpieces of modern classics. Hindemith's Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber, Prokofiev's Suite from the opera The Love for Three Oranges and Bartók's Suite from The Miraculous Mandarin. It is the first recording of the label in the new home of the orchestra, the Helzberg Hall in the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, Missouri.
As always with Reference Recordings of the title is also encoded in HDCD and it comes with a detailed manual.
Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber
2 Turandot: Scherzo
The Love for Three Oranges Suite
5 The Odd Fellows
6 Infernal Scene
9 The Prince and the Princess
11 The Miraculous Mandarin Suite