Harmonia Mundi has announced a new collaboration with acclaimed Spanish conductor Pablo Heras-Casado. The young maestro will make his label debut with two recordings, currently in production, to be released in 2013:
Mendelssohn Symphony No 2, Lobgesang
Christiane Karg and Christiana Landshamer (sops) Michael Schade (ten)
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Schubert Symphonies Nos 3 & 4
Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
A regular collaborator with the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, and Los Angeles and San Francisco Symphonies, Heras-Casado was recently appointed principal conductor of the Orchestra of St Luke’s, with an initial contract extending through 2015.