The Recorded Maestro

Budapest with the Masters continues the tradition of impressive string sounds with the Budapest Chamber Orchestra, in the music of Vivaldi, Mozart and the well-loved Serenade for Strings by Dvorák
Crazy for Gershwin
features the Maestro conducting a Gershwin Medley while
Hollywood Favourites and Hollywood Classics spotlight the Maestro in some of the most popular Hollywood film music of this generation: Star Wars, Superman, Camelot, Cabaret and more
Summerfest Serenade highlights the renowned Budapest Chamber Orchestra in music of Vivaldi, Grieg, Weiner, Bach and Mozart
Seasons of Change, live from the legendary Vigado Theater in Budapest, presents the Hungarian Virtuosi in Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, Bartók’s Romanian Folk Dances and Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings
Love Arias features the Sofia State Theater Orchestra of Bulgaria and Maestro Brooks-Bruzzese accompanying international soprano Demetra George in popular Love Arias by Verdi, Puccini, Rossini, and Lehar
Echos of Habsburg at Summerfest features the music of Janácek, Bruckner, Suk and Vivaldi with Cappella Istropolitana

SUMMERFEST COMPACT DISCS     (Available at $ 15 each)

vivid-music-landscapes Vivid Musical Landscapes
Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Summerfest, and with the Remenyi Ede Chamber Orchestra of Hungary. Featured is the music of Vivaldi, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Vitali, Boccherini, tangos of Piazzolla, and the hauntingly beautiful Meditation from Thais by Massenet. (2011)

magestic-mont-blanc Summerfest in Majestic Mont Blanc
Surrounded by the altitude of beauty, Mont Blanc creates its own sounds of serenity combining with musicians of the Symphony of the Americas and soloists Marilyn Maingart, Laszlo Pap and Lorenzo Turchi-Floris. Featured is the music of Corelli and Vivaldi. Virtuosity dominates with Sarasate, Paganini and Turchi-Floris (as pianist and composer in a world premiere)  (2010)

reflection Reflections
A 20 year retrospective reflection. Released in 2011 in a three-disc set,  it features some of our favorite selections with various European chamber orchestras from past Summerfest music festivals.

romaamor Roma Amor
Recorded in Rome, the eternal city of love, for Summerfest 2012,  Amor celebrates with the music of Italian and romantic composers, Corelli, Saint-Saëns, (with soloist Marilyn Maingart), Borodin, Mendelssohn and Italian composer-pianist, Turchi-Floris in a world premiere of his composition, Tarantango. (2012)

Centuries by Candelight
from their performance home and concerts by candelight in Moravia just
outside of Prague, the Czech Virtuosi joined members of the Symphony in
this recording for music of Italian, Hungarian, & Mexican composers, plus
sizzling Argentine tangos, with soloists Laszlo Pap and Marilyn Maingart.

alt Masquerade
Hidden secrets of the flute featuring centuries of mystical sounds in
Summerfest highlights with Marilyn Maingart, principal flutist of the
Symphony of the Americas

alt Summer Rhapsody
From the depths of a Cave concert hall setting, the Hungarian Reményi Ede
orchestra and Symphony of the Americas musicians with soloists Laszlo Pap,
Claudia Cagnassone, and Endre Balog, feature a Bach Brandenburg Concerto,
classic Hungarian Rhapsody, the showmanship of Wieniawski and sizzling beats of
Cuban and Panamanian selections. (2009)

alt Musical Visions, Ancient and Modern at Summerfest
Musical Visions with the Hungarian Virtuosi brings to life
two famous and well-known compositions, Elgar’s Serenade and
Tchaikovsky’s Souvenir de Florence

alt Maestro at Summerfest
Maestro James Brooks-Bruzzese leads the Czech Virtuosi
Orchestra in varied repertoire of exciting compositions ranging
from Stamitz to Holst on Maestro at Summerfest.

alt OPUS II Czech Moravian Virtuosi at Summerfest
The Czech Moravian Virtuosi, back for a second year of Summerfest in 2001,
is featured together with Symphony of the Americas’ Principal Flutist Marilyn
Maingart in Telemann’s “Suite for Flute in A minor.” Also included is Vivaldi
and Mendelssohn.This CD was recorded in the Czech Republic.

alt A Musical Odyssey
Features the soloists of Summerfest in the works of Sarasate, Bizet, Rossini
and Mendelssohn, recorded in the first portion of our 2002 Musical Odyssey
in Thessaloniki, Greece.

alt Mendelssohn and more
Features soloists violinist Péter Kováts, Artistic Director of the Mendelssohn
Chamber Orchestra and flutist Marilyn Maingart in the music of Chaminade,
Mendelssohn, Quantz and the Hungarian composer, Farkas.

alt Opus III Melodies along the Moldau
Recorded in May of 2004 in the Czech Republic, this CD features
the Czech composer Josef Suk, along with other popular composers
including Mendelssohn, Corelli, Vivaldi, Holst and Sibelius

alt Alpine Romanze
The Arpeggione Kammerorchester of Hohenems,
Austria is featured on this release, recorded in 2005 in the
magnificent Palast von Hohenems. Hear great works of Sibelius, Puccini, Barber,
Vivaldi, Corelli and Piazzolla.

alt The Scent of Tango
Entirely devoted to the marvelous tangos of Piazzolla featuring
the Arpeggione Kammerorchester with violinst Alejandro
Drago, and the Roel-Fagilde Piano Duo

alt I Musici Estenci LIVE!
Featuring violinists Laszlo Pap, Claudia Cagnassone, & the Roel
Piano Duo in the music of Vivaldi, Cadario, Piazzolla, Mozart &
Rutter with the I Musici Chamber Orchestra of Italy

alt Musical Vintages
From the magnificent Palast in Hohenems, Austria, home to the
Arpeggione Kammerorchester and host to the first portion of the
Summerfest 2007 cultural exchange, comes Musical Vintages... Through
famous composers of countries known for their fine wines — Italy, Spain,
and Argentina among others — we have created a musical journey from
the Mediterranean to Argentina. (2007)

alt The Magic of Budapest at Summerfest
features the Budapest Chamber Orchestra and Renée LaBonte as soloist on the
Haydn Concerto in F Major and continuo on the works of Copelli and Vivaldi.


The Recorded Maestro