Recording Discography

The SPCO boasts a long recording history, including releases on such major labels as Sony Classical, Teldec, Philips, and CBS Masterworks. Browse the following discography to see a complete list of these recordings, plus selected recordings from days past.

Listen to over 200 pieces in our Concert Library.


Mozart: Mozart Piano Concertos
Jeremy Denk, director, piano
Nonesuch Records (September 17, 2021)
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Schubert: Death and the Maiden
Patricia Kopatchinskaja, director, arranger, violin
Alpha Classics (October 28, 2016)
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Maria Schneider: Winter Morning Walks
Dawn Upshaw, soprano; Maria Schneider, conductor
Best Contemporary Classical Composition
Best Classical Vocal Solo
Best Engineered Album, Classical


Maria Schneider: Carlos Drummond de Andrade Stories
Dawn Upshaw, soprano and Maria Schneider, conductor


Tsontakis: works by George Tsontakis; Violin Concerto No. 2, Clair de Lune, The Past, the Passion
Douglas Boyd, conductor
Wrinkled Moon: works of Daniel Godfrey; Festoons, Luna Rugosa, From a Dream of Russia, Arietta, Serenata Ariosa, Breath and Shadow, Pomp and Revelry


Schubert: Symphonies 4 & 8, Entr’acte III from the Incidental Music to Rosamunde
Douglas Boyd, Conductor
SPCO Media


Meyer & Bottesini Concertos
Meyer: Double Concerto for Cello and Double Bass and Concerto in D for Double Bass and Orchestra.
Bottesini: Concerto No. 2 in B Minor for Double Bass and Orchestra and Gran Duo Concertante
Hugh Wolff, conductor, Edgar Meyer, double bass, Yo-Yo Ma, cello and Joshua Bell, violin.
60956 (CD) 2002
Sony Classical


Barber: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
Meyer: Violin Concerto
Hilary Hahn, violin
Hugh Wolff, conductor
89029 (CD); 89029 (Cassette Tape), 2000
Sony Classical


Aaron Jay Kernis: Double Concerto for Violin & Guitar
Hugh Wolff, conductor
Cho-Liang Lin, violin; Sharon Isbin, guitar
Also included: Air for Violin, Minnesota Orchestra and David Zinman, conductor; Lament and Prayer, Pamela Frank, violin
460 226-2 (Compact Disc), 1999


Live in Tokyo
Copland: Appalachian Spring Suite, “Hoe Down” from Rodeo
Mozart: Oboe Concerto in C, K. 314
Stravinsky: Pulcinella Suite
Other works by Samuel Barber and George Gershwin
Hugh Wolff, conductor
Fumiaki Miyamoto, oboe; Timothy Paradise, clarinet
Two-Compact Discs set, 1996^
SPCO Limited Edition

Trumpet Concertos of Vivaldi, Telemann, Neruda, and Marcello
J.S. Bach: Agnus Dei from Mass in B Minor
Hugh Wolff, conductor
Sergei Nakariakov, trumpet
0630-10788-2 (Compact Disc), 1996

Stravinsky: Pulcinella (complete ballet), Renard, Suites No. 1 and No. 2 for Small Orchestra, Ragtime
Hugh Wolff, conductor
4509-94548-2 (Compact Disc), 1996^

The Mozart Sessions
Mozart: Piano Concertos No. 20 and 23, K. 466 and 488
McFerrin/Corea: Song for Amadeus (Improvisation on Mozart’s Piano Sonata No. 2 in F. Major, K. 280/189e)
Bobby McFerrin, conductor and vocalist; Chick Corea, piano
62601 (CD); 62601 (Cassette Tape), 1996
Sony Classical


Paper Music
Works by Bach, Boccherini, Fauré, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky, and Vivaldi
Bobby McFerrin, conductor and vocalist
64600 (CD); 64600 (Cassette Tape). 1995
Sony Classical

John Corigliano: Troubadours:Variations for Guitar and Orchestra
Lukas Foss: American Landscapes for Guitar and Orchestra
Joseph Schwantner: From Afar…A Fantasy for Guitar and Orchestra
Hugh Wolff, conductor; Sharon Isbin, guitar
55083 (Compact Disc), 1995
Virgin Classics


Respighi: Trittico boticelliano; Gli Uccelli; Ancient Airs and Dances – Suites No.1 and No. 3
Hugh Wolff, conductor
4509-91729-2 (Compact Disc) 1994^(Reissued on a compilation)

Milhaud: La Création du monde
Works by Falla, Walton, and Martin
Hugh Wolff, conductor
Jennifer Larmore, mezzo-soprano
90852-2 (Compact Disc), 1994^

Aaron Copland:
Old American Songs; Eight Poems of Emily Dickinson; Billy the Kid: Three Pieces; Down a Country Lane
Hugh Wolff, conductor
Thomas Hampson, baritone; Dawn Upshaw, soprano
77310-2 (Compact Disc), 1994

Bartók: Divertimento for String Orchestra; Romanian Folk-Dances
Kodály: Galanta Dances; Marosszek Dances
Hugh Wolff, conductor
73134-2 (Compact Disc), 1994^

Corelli: Trio Sonata in B Minor; Concerto Grosso in F
Works by Tippett and Bach on themes of Corelli
Holst: St. Paul’s Suite; A Fugal Concerto
Christopher Hogwood, conductor
440 376-2 (Compact Disc), 1994^


Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 in D; Haydn: Symphony No. 1 in D; Bizet: Symphony in C
Hugh Wolff, conductor
77309-2 (Compact Disc), 1993^

Bach, Vivaldi, and Tartini: Cello Concertos
Hugh Wolff, conductor
Mstislav Rostropovich, cello
77311-2 (Compact Disc), 1993

Shostakovich: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2, Piano Sonata No. 2
Hugh Wolff, conductor
Elisabeth Leonskaja, piano
73282-2 (Compact Disc), 1993^

Sinfonietta La Jolla; Toccata e due canzoni; Tre Ricercare; Le Revue de Cuisine; Merry Christmas 1941
Christopher Hogwood, conductor
433 660-2DH (Compact Disc), 1993^


Ravel:  Ma mère l’oye, Pavane pour une infante défunte, Le tombeau de Couperin
Hugh Wolff, conductor
74006 (Compact Disc), 1992(Reissued as a compiliation)

Haydn:  Symphonies Nos. 82 and 84
Hugh Wolff, conductor
74005 (Compact Disc) 1992^

Haydn: Symphonies Nos. 83 and 87
Hugh Wolff, conductor
73133 (Compact Disc), 1992^


Christmas with Thomas Hampson – Traditional Christmas selections
Hugh Wolff, conductor
Thomas Hampson, baritone
73135-4 (Cassette Tape); 73135-2 (Compact Disc), 1991

Dvorák:  Serenade in E., Op. 22; Serenade in D Minor, Op. 44
Hugh Wolff, conductor
46315 (Compact Disc), 1991^ (Reissued on compilation)

Appalachian Spring (complete ballet); Quiet City; Music for the Theater; Three Latin American Sketches
Hugh Wolff, conductor
46314 (Compact Disc), 1991

Haydn: Symphonies Nos. 85 and 86
Hugh Wolff, conductor
46313 (Compact Disc), 1991^

Bizet:  L’Arlésienne (original orchestration)
Gounod:  Symphony No. 1 in D; Petite Symphonie
Christopher Hogwood, conductor
430 231-2 (Compact Disc), 1991^

Haydn: Die Jahreszeiten, “The Seasons”
Joel Revzen, conductor
The Minnesota Chorale
Arleen Auger, soprano; John Aler, tenor; Hakan Hagegard, baritone
7065 (Compact Disc), 1991
KOCH International Classics


Stravinsky: Pulcinella (complete ballet); Concerto in E-flat, “Dumbarton Oaks”
Works by Gallo and Pergolesi
Bernadetta Manca di Nissa, mezzo-soprano; David Gordon, tenor; John Ostendorf, bass
Romuald Tecco and Thomas Kornacker, violin
Peter Howard and Joshua Koestenbaum, cello
Christopher Hogwood, harpsichord and conductor
425 614-4 (Cassette Tape); 425 614-2 (Compact Disc), 1990^


Haydn:  Die Schopfung (“The Creation”)
The Minnesota Chorale; Joel Revzen, conductor
Lynne Dawson, soprano; Neil Rosenschein, tenor; John Cheek, bass
AR005-6 (Cassette Tape); AR005-6 (Compact Disc), 1988
Albany Label


Boccherini:  Concerto for Cello and Orchestra, G482
J. C. Bach:  Symphonie Concertante in A for Violin, Cello and Orchestra
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Pinchas Zukerman, violin and conductor
M 39964  (LP) Digital MT 39964 (Cassette Tape); MK 39964 (Compact Disc), 1987
CBS Masterworks Label


Telemann and Heberle:  Works for recorder, violin, and viola
Pinchas Zukerman, conductor, viola and violin; Michala Petri, recorder
420 243-1  (LP) Digital; 420 243-4  (Cassette Tape); 420 243-2  (Compact Disc), 1986^
Phillips Label

Beethoven and Dvorák: Romances; Schubert: Polonaise in B; Konzertstuck in D; Rondo in A
Pinchas Zukerman, violin and conductor
420 168-1  (LP) Digital; 420 168-4  (Cassette) Digital; 420 168-2  (Compact Disc), 1986^
Phillips Label

J. S. Bach and Vivaldi: Violin concertos
Midori, violin
Pinchas Zukerman, violin and conductor
416 389-1  (LP) Digital; 416 389-4  (Cassette Tape); 416 389-2  (Compact Disc), 1986^
Phillips Label


W. A. Mozart:  Horn Concertos
Pinchas Zukerman, conductor; Hermann Baumann, horn
412 737-1  (LP) Digital; 412 737-4  (Cassette); 412 737-2  (Compact Disc), 1984
Phillips Label

W. A. Mozart: Violin Concerto in D No. 4, K. 218; Adagio in E; Rondos in C and B-flat
Pinchas Zukerman, violin and conductor
M 37839  (LP) Digital, 1984 (Reissued on a compilation)
MT 37839  (Cassette Tape)^
CBS Masterworks Label

W. A. Mozart: Violin Concertos
Pinchas Zukerman, violin and conductor
M 37833  (LP) Digital, 1984(Reissued on a compilation)
MT 37833  (Cassette Tape)^
CBS Masterworks Label


Pachelbel: Canon and Gigue in D
Handel:  Concerto Grosso in G, Op. 6, No. 1; Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Telemann and Vivaldi: Concertos for Violin and Viola
Works by Purcell and Rameau
Pinchas Zukerman, violin, viola and conductor
412 215-1  (LP) Digital; 412 215-4  (Cassette); 412 215-2 (Compact Disc), 1983
Phillips Label

Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E Minor, Octet in E-flat
Pinchas Zukerman, violin and conductor
412 212-1  (LP) Digital; 412 212-4 (Cassette Tape); 412 212-2 (Compact Disc), 1983
Phillips Label

W. A. Mozart: Violin Concertos
Pinchas Zukerman, violin and conductor
M 37290  (LP) Digital, 1983(Reissued on a compilation)
MT 37290  (Cassette Tape); MK 37290  (Compact Disc)^
CBS Masterworks Label


J. S. Bach and Vivaldi: Concertos for violin and oboe
Richard Killmer, oboe; Isaac Stern, violin
Pinchas Zukerman, violin and conductor
M 37278  (LP) Digital, 1982(Reissued on a compilation)
MT 37278  (Cassette Tape); MK 37278  (Compact Disc)
CBS Masterworks Label

W. A. Mozart: Piano Concertos
Emanuel Ax, piano; Pinchas Zukerman, conductor
ARC1-4522  (LP) Digital ARE1-4522 (Cassette Tape), 1982
Reissued as 60136-4-RV  (Cassette Tape); 60136-2-RV  (Compact Disc)
RCA Red Seal


Vivaldi:  The Four Seasons
Pinchas Zukerman, violin and conductor
M 36710  (LP) Digital, 1981
MT 36710  (Cassette Tape), MK 36710  (Compact Disc)
Reissued on CBS Masterworks: MDT 44644 (Cassette Tape); MDK 44644  (Compact Disc)
CBS Masterworks Label

Dave Brubeck:  La Fiesta de la Posada
Dennis Russell Davies, conductor
The Dale Warland Singers; Edith Norberg’s Carillon Choristers
Phyllis Bryn-Julson, soprano; Gene Tucker, tenor
Jake Gardner, baritone; John Stephens, bass
Dave Brubeck, piano; Richard Davis, bass
Mel Lewis, drums; Lee Arellano, latin percussion
M36662 (LP) Digital, 197
CBS Masterworks Label


Copland: Appalachian Spring; Ives: Three Places in New England
Dennis Russell Davies, conductor
S80 101 (LP) Direct to Disc, 1978
Re-released on Pro Arte (Digital), PAD 140
Sound 80 Label

Schubert: Symphony No. 5 in B-flat, D. 485
Dennis Russell Davies, conductor
S80 102 (LP) Direct to Disc, 1978
Reissued on Quintessence PMC-7225
Sound 80 Label


Schubert: Mass No. 5 in A-flat, D. 678
Dennis Russell Davies, conductor
Carleton College Choir, Chamber Singers and Chamber Chorale; William Wells, director
Marlee Sabo, Jan DeGaetani, Paul Sperry, and Leslie Guinn, soloists
71335  (LP), 1976
Nonesuch Label


Gutche: Bongo Divertimento, Opus 35; Haydn: Symphony in D Major, No. 73 ‘The Hunt’; Fetler: Nothing But Nature: A Comedy Cantata
Leopold Sipe, conductor
Hamline University Choir; Robert Holliday, director
(LP, Mono), 1963
Saint Paul Recording Company