Classical Upcoming Releases

Classical Upcoming Releases

The following classical CD titles are due for release / re-release in the near future.

Displaying items 1 to 20 of 39

Per Page: 10 20 40
Sort
Per Page
Marvellous Mezzo-Soprano and Contralto: Best Loved Opera Arias cover
add to cart $20.00 Pre-order
VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Marvellous Mezzo-Soprano and Contralto: Best Loved Opera Arias
Agnes Baltsa (mezzo-soprano), Sonia Ganassi (mezzo-soprano), Marjana Lipovšek (mezzo-soprano), Ewa PodleĊ› (contralto)
[ Naxos / CD - due 23/Apr/2021 ]
Portraying characters such as Rossini's lovestruck heroines, Verdi's dramatic roles and the seductive Carmen, the mezzo voice is valued for a tone that embodies richness and sensuality in all its operatic variety.
Andre Previn: The Warner Edition cover
add to cart $300.00 Pre-order
VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Andre Previn: The Warner Edition
André Previn (conductor & piano), with Itzhak Perlman (violin) Paul Tortelier (cello) Radu Lupu, Christina Ortiz (pianos) Angel Romero (guitar) etc
[ Warner Classics / 96 CD Box Set - due 23/Apr/2021 ]
Conductor, pianist, composer and media personality, André Previn excelled in a diversity of musical genres and idioms. A child prodigy in his native Berlin, he moved to the USA in 1939 and made his early career in Hollywood.
1942: Violin Sonatas by Copland, Prokofiev & Poulenc cover
add to cart $35.00 Pre-order
COPLAND / PROKOFIEV / POULENC
1942: Violin Sonatas by Copland, Prokofiev & Poulenc
Benjamin Baker (violin), Daniel Lebhardt (piano)
[ Delphian / CD - due 23/Apr/2021 ]
Each marked in its own way by a world at war, these three sonatas - by Aaron Copland, Francis Poulenc and Sergei Prokofiev - show three of the twentieth century's most individual and admired composers engaging themes of private loss, political...
Ritchie: Symphony No. 5 'Childhood' cover
add to cart $30.00 Pre-order
ANTHONY RITCHIE
Ritchie: Symphony No. 5 'Childhood'
Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, Kenneth Young
[ Rattle Records / CD - due 23/Apr/2021 ]
Performed by the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra in the newly restored Christchurch Town Hall under the very sure baton of conductor and album producer, Kenneth Young, Symphony No. 5 "Childhood" is an optimistic work that uses childhood as a metaphor...
Mayr: Messa di Gloria cover
add to cart $20.00 Pre-order
JOHANN SIMON MAYR
Mayr: Messa di Gloria
Dorota Szczepánska, Anna Feith, Freya Apffelstaedt, Maia Grazia Insam, Markus Schäfer, Fang Zhi, Thomas Stimmel, Elia Merguet, Simon Mayr Chorus
[ Naxos / CD - due 23/Apr/2021 ]
Mayr's Masses were in demand across Europe, and their composition is rooted in the Italian tradition of the messa concertata which demands division into separate vocal numbers. The Mass in E minor has long been recognised as an outstanding example of...
Music From The Guatemalan City Cathedral Archive cover
add to cart $20.00 Pre-order
CASTELLANOS / DURON / TORRES etc
Music From The Guatemalan City Cathedral Archive
El Mundo, Richard Savino
[ Naxos / CD - due 23/Apr/2021 ]
Spanish colonies in Central and South America emerged as wellsprings of cultural activity throughout the 17th and 18th centuries. The meeting of indigenous populations with Latin American cathedrals and courtly life resulted in styles bearing the...
Wolf-Ferrari: Violin Sonatas Nos. 1-3 cover
add to cart $20.00 Pre-order
WOLF-FERRARI
Wolf-Ferrari: Violin Sonatas Nos. 1-3
Emmanuele Baldini (violin), Luca Delle Donne (piano)
[ Naxos / CD - due 23/Apr/2021 ]
Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari's reputation rests largely on his operas, but the instrumental music he composed at the beginning and end of his career deserves a wider currency. The influence of Brahms can be detected in the First and Second Violin Sonatas,...
Cecil Coles, Gustav Holst: Piano Music cover
add to cart $35.00 Pre-order
COLES / HOLST
Cecil Coles, Gustav Holst: Piano Music
James Willshire (piano)
[ Delphian / CD - due 23/Apr/2021 ]
James Willshire's groundbreaking survey of Cecil Coles' piano music reveals a young Scottish composer finding his voice in pre-war Britain, France and Germany, a poignant and distinctive blend of 'happy-sad', as Nigel Osborne's perceptive notes...
Booming Bass & Baritone: Best Loved Opera Arias cover
add to cart $20.00 Pre-order
VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Booming Bass & Baritone: Best Loved Opera Arias
Lado Ataneli (Baritone), Matthias Goerne, (Baritone), Carlo Colombara (Bass), Samuel Ramey (Bass)
[ Naxos / CD - due 23/Apr/2021 ]
From the jack-of-all-trades, Figaro, to the impotent jester Rigoletto, and from the heroic William Tell to the mischievous Méphistophélès, these larger-than-life characters for baritone and bass represent the grandeur of great music combined with...
Beethoven: Symphony no.3 'Eroica', Mehul : Overture from 'Les Amazones' cover
add to cart $35.00 Pre-order
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Symphony no.3 'Eroica', Mehul : Overture from 'Les Amazones'
Les Siècles, François-Xavier Roth
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - due 23/Apr/2021 ]
Continuing their exploration of Beethoven's symphonies, François-Xavier Roth and Les Siècles give us an opportunity to rediscover the Eroicain all its modernity and power. Thanks to the magic of period timbres, Beethoven's intended instrumental...
Poulenc: Cello Sonata / Dutilleux: Trois Strophes / Franck: Cello Sonata cover
add to cart $35.00 Pre-order
POULENC / DUTILLEUX / FRANCK
Poulenc: Cello Sonata / Dutilleux: Trois Strophes / Franck: Cello Sonata
Michael Petrov (cello), Erdem Misirlioglu (piano)
[ Rubicon / CD - due 23/Apr/2021 ]
The three works that make up this highly attractive programme span a century: Franck's sonata in its officially sanctioned transcription for cello was taken from his popular violin sonata of 1886. It was composed as a wedding present for the...
Adam: La Filleule des fées (Complete Ballet) cover
add to cart $30.00 Pre-order
ADOLPHE ADAM
Adam: La Filleule des fées (Complete Ballet)
Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Mogrelia
[ Naxos / 2 CD - due 23/Apr/2021 ]
Adolphe Adam is best known today for the ballets Giselle and Le Corsaire, but his prolific output included 39 operas and several other ballet scores, including the vivacious tale of La Filleule des fées ('The Fairies' God-daughter'). The story takes...
Kôrôlén cover
add to cart $30.00 Pre-order
Toumani Diabaté And The London Symphony Orchestra
Kôrôlén
[ World Circuit/Warner / CD - due 23/Apr/2021 ]
Kôrôlén is a very special collaboration between two titans in music: Toumani Diabaté, the Grammy-winning Malian kora virtuoso, and the London Symphony Orchestra, renowned worldwide for their performances of orchestral music on record, film and...
Kôrôlén (LP) cover
add to cart $55.00 Pre-order
Toumani Diabaté And The London Symphony Orchestra
Kôrôlén (LP)
[ World Circuit/Warner / LP - due 23/Apr/2021 ]
Kôrôlén is a very special collaboration between two titans in music: Toumani Diabaté, the Grammy-winning Malian kora virtuoso, and the London Symphony Orchestra, renowned worldwide for their performances of orchestral music on record, film and...
N'espérez plus mes yeux… Airs sérieux & à boire Vol.3 cover
add to cart $35.00 Pre-order
VARIOUS COMPOSERS
N'espérez plus mes yeux… Airs sérieux & à boire Vol.3
Les Arts Florissants, William Christie
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - due 30/Apr/2021 ]
With this third volume of Airs sérieux et à boire, the ensemble Les Arts Florissants return to this genre whose refinement had marked the French musical landscape for over a hundred years. By turns gallant, earthy, or spiritual, these vocal...
Schumann: Complete Piano Trio, Quartet & Quintet cover
add to cart $50.00 Pre-order
ROBERT SCHUMANN
Schumann: Complete Piano Trio, Quartet & Quintet
Trio Wanderer
[ Harmonia Mundi / 2 CD - due 30/Apr/2021 ]
Constantly shifting from the most impulsive exuberance to the most restrained meditation, from the most intense passion to the most innocent tenderness, this programme forms a representative panorama of Schumann's chamber music. Going beyond the...
Zemlinsky: Die Seejungfrau / Schreker: Der Geburtstag der Infantin cover
add to cart $35.00 Pre-order
ZEMLINSKY / SCHREKER
Zemlinsky: Die Seejungfrau / Schreker: Der Geburtstag der Infantin
Vasily Petrenko (conductor), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
[ Onyx / CD - due 30/Apr/2021 ]
Following on from their critically acclaimed albums of Stravinsky, Elgar and Tchaikovsky, the award winning team of Vasily Petrenko and the RLPO turn to Zemlinsky and Schreker. Premiered in the same concert as his brother-in-law Schoenberg's...
Mozart: Gran Partita - Wind Serenades K. 361 & 375 cover
add to cart $35.00 Pre-order
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART
Mozart: Gran Partita - Wind Serenades K. 361 & 375
Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - due 7/May/2021 ]
When Mozart took up the popular genre of the serenade, it was to transcend it and lend it new lustre. A festive masterpiece of simplicity and emotion, his Gran Partitaquickly became a genuine 'hit'! Thanks to the distinctive, spellbinding timbres of...
Roelofs: Rope Dance cover
add to cart $35.00 Pre-order
JORIS ROELOFS
Roelofs: Rope Dance
Bram van Sambeek, bassoon; Joris Roelofs, bass clarinet and clarinet; Bram de Looze, piano; Clemens van der Feen, double bass; Martijn Vink, drums
[ BIS / CD - due 7/May/2021 ]
The award-winning Dutch composer and bass clarinet player Joris Roelofs is also currently working on a PhD dissertation on Friedrich Nietzsche, improvisation and the notion of freedom. On the album Rope Dance he is able to combine all of this, in a...
Handel: Ariodante (complete opera) cover
add to cart $50.00 Pre-order