RHEINLAND-PFALZ STATE PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
The Rheinland-Pfalz Philharmonic was founded in 1919 and is based in Ludwigshafen. Principal conductors have included Christoph Eschenbach, Leif Segerstam and, in 1991, Franz Welser-Möst, and guest conductors and soloists with the orchestra have included musicians of the greatest distinction, from Furtwängler and Richard Strauss onwards. The 100-strong orchestra has toured widely throughout Europe, with regular performances in Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Cologne and many other cities and frequent recordings, broadcasts and appearances on television.
Released in June 2010 (UK only): Chill With Collection (Naxos 8.501046, 10-CD box set); in June 2010 (internationally): Meditation (Naxos 8.508010, 8-CD box set)