Classical Upcoming Releases

Classical Upcoming Releases

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

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Novák: In the Tatra Mountains / etc cover
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VITEZSLAV NOVAK
Novák: In the Tatra Mountains / etc
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, JoAnn Falletta
[ Naxos / CD - due 28/Mar/2017 ]
Emerging from the fertile background of Bohemian nationalism, VítÄ•zslav Novák's music achieved cult status in his homeland for its richness of melody and full-blown romantic orchestral colour. The lush timbres and monumental solemnity of In the Tatra...
Taneyev / Borodin: Piano Trios cover
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SERGEY TANEYEV / ALEXANDER BORODIN
Taneyev / Borodin: Piano Trios
Delta Piano Trio
[ Naxos / CD - due 28/Mar/2017 ]
Sergey Taneyev was a distinguished pianist and influential educator, succeeding Tchaikovsky as professor at the Moscow Conservatory and counting Scriabin and Rachmaninov among his students. The Piano Trio Op. 22 is a demonstration of Taneyev's...
Brahms: String Quartet No 3 / Clarinet Quintet cover
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JOHANNES BRAHMS
Brahms: String Quartet No 3 / Clarinet Quintet
New Zealand String Quartet, with James Campbell (clarinet)
[ Naxos / CD - due 28/Mar/2017 ]
Brahms wrote his String Quartet in B flat major, Op. 67 in 1876 and its largely unclouded and cheerful qualities culminate in a theme and variations finale of exceptional imagination and mastery of form. His last chamber music was inspired by a great...
Torroba: Guitar Concertos, Vol. 2 cover
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FEDERICO MORENO TORROBA
Torroba: Guitar Concertos, Vol. 2
Pepe Romero & Vicente Coves (guitars) / Extremadura Symphony Orchestra, Manuel Coves
[ Naxos / CD - due 28/Mar/2017 ]
Federico Moreno Torroba composed about one hundred works for the guitar, thereby reinforcing his status as one of Spain's great twentieth-century composers. Homenaje a la seguidilla pays lively tribute to that characteristically Spanish song and...
Schubert: Piano Variations cover
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FRANZ SCHUBERT
Schubert: Piano Variations
Yevgeny Yontov (piano)
[ Naxos / CD - due 28/Mar/2017 ]
Franz Schubert's life was centered around a variety of close friendships. The theme for the Variations, D576 comes from a string quartet by Anselm Hüttenbrenner, the colleague and friend to whom Schubert sent his Unfinished Symphony and among whose...
Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine, SV 206 cover
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MONTEVERDI
Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine, SV 206
John Eliot Gardiner
[ Deutsche Grammophon / 3 CD/DVD - due 31/Mar/2017 ]
In March 1964, as a student at King's College, Cambridge, John Eliot Gardiner led a performance of Monteverdi's Vespers that not only launched his career as a conductor, but also provided the impetus to create his world-renowned Monteverdi Choir. In...
Jubilate: 500 Years Of Cathedral Music cover
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TALLIS / PARRY / STANFORD / RUTTER / HANDEL etc
Jubilate: 500 Years Of Cathedral Music
St Paul's Cathedral Choir, Aled Jones, Andrew Carwood
[ Decca / CD - due 31/Mar/2017 ]
The world's first cathedral super-group, in an album from St Paul's Cathedral Choir augmented on 4 tracks by choristers from no fewer than 50 cathedrals, all recorded in the astonishing acoustics of St Paul's Cathedral. 500 years of best-loved...
Very Lynn 100 cover
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Vera Lynn
Very Lynn 100
[ Decca / CD - due 31/Mar/2017 ]
A true icon, Vera Lynn reaches her 100th Birthday in March 2017. To celebrate this milestone, the newly recorded album, Vera 100, features Vera Lynn's utterly distinctive original vocals set to completely new re-orchestrated versions of her most...
Elgar: Symphony No. 1 / Introduction and Allegro for strings cover
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EDWARD ELGAR
Elgar: Symphony No. 1 / Introduction and Allegro for strings
Doric String Quartet / BBC Symphony Orchestra, Edward Gardner
[ Chandos SACD / Hybrid SACD - due 1/Apr/2017 ]
This new Elgar surround-sound recording brings together some of Chandos' finest exclusive British artists for the first time. The Doric String Quartet - highly praised for its series of Haydn and Schubert quartets - joins the BBC Symphony...
Brahms: Die schöne Magelone, Op. 33 cover
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Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde cover
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GUSTAV MAHLER
Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde
Jonas Kaufmann (tenor) / Wiener Philharmoniker, Jonathan Nott
[ Sony Classical / CD - due 7/Apr/2017 ]
Mahler's masterpiece is subtitled as - A Symphony for Tenor and Alto (or Baritone) - and therefore traditionally two voices have sung the six movements of the work. However Jonas Kaufmann feels differently about this and wanted to sing both parts...
The Anniversary Collection: 30 CDs to Celebrate 30 Years cover
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
The Anniversary Collection: 30 CDs to Celebrate 30 Years
Jeno Jando, Idil Biret, Gerard Schwarz, Norbert Kraft, Leonard Slatkin, Maria Kliegel, James Judd, Kodaly Quartet, Tianwa Yang & more
[ Naxos / 30 CD Box Set - due 14/Apr/2017 ]
In 2017, Naxos Records celebrates its 30th anniversary. Founded in 1987 by Klaus Heymann, the label now boasts a catalogue of over 9,000 albums spanning every genre of classical music. This limited edition anniversary boxed set comprises thirty CDs...
Orff: Carmina Burana cover
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CARL ORFF
Orff: Carmina Burana
London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox
[ Alto / CD - due 15/Apr/2017 ]
"brilliantly recorded CD..ravishing climaxes"
Rory Boyle: Music for Clarinet cover
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RORY BOYLE
Rory Boyle: Music for Clarinet
Fraser Langton, James Willshire, Trio Dramatis
[ Delphian / CD - due 21/Apr/2017 ]
Building on the legacy of Rory Boyle's own youthful studies as a clarinettist and pianist, the works on this new portrait disc span a near fortyyear compositional period, from the Sonatina - written as a gift to Boyle's teacher Lennox Berkeley - to...
Resound Volume 5 cover
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BEETHOVEN
Resound Volume 5
Orchester Wiener Akademie / Martin Haselbock
[ Alpha / CD - due 21/Apr/2017 ]
The Orchester Wiener Akademie and its conductor Martin Haselböck continue their RESOUND Beethoven series. The aim of this project is to record the complete Beethoven symphonies on period instruments in the venues where they were first performed,...
Petits Motets Volume 2 cover
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JOSEPH-HECTOR FIOCCO
Petits Motets Volume 2
Scherzi Musicali, Nicolas Achten
[ Musique En Wallonie / CD - due 21/Apr/2017 ]
Joseph-Hector Fiocco's music is remarkable for its quality, richness of invention and the liveliness that characterises it all. With a somewhat surprising coherence it achieves a fusion of French and Italian aesthetics, as regards both harmony and...
Haydn 2032 - Volume 4 (LP) cover
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FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN
Haydn 2032 - Volume 4 (LP)
Il Giardino Armonico, Giovanni Antonini
[ 2 LP - due 28/Apr/2017 ]
The fourth volume in the Haydn2032 project is released in a collector's edition at the same time as the CD: an double LP album on high-quality vinyl (180 grams) containing the complete musical programme plus a forty-page booklet with a series of...
Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro (complete opera) cover
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W. A. MOZART
Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro (complete opera)
Andreas Schmidt, Lella Cuberli, Joan Rodgers, John Tomlinson, Cecilia Bartoli / Berlin Philharmonic / Daniel Barenboim
[ Erato / Warner The Home of Opera / 3 CD Box Set - due 1/May/2017 ]
"Everything that Barenboim does provides some sort of illumination of the drama," said Gramophone of this Figaro; "It has something to say, something that arises from deep and serious musical perception."
Massenet: Thaïs (complete opera) cover
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Jules MASSENET
Massenet: Thaïs (complete opera)
Beverly Sills, Sherrill Milnes, Nicolai Gedda, Ann Murray, Richard van Allan / John Alldis Choir & New Philharmonia Orchestra, Lorin Maazel
[ Warner Classics The Home of Opera / 2 CD Box Set - due 1/May/2017 ]
"There is a beat in some of Miss Sills' sustained notes, but she tosses off Thaïs' airier statements with convincing charm and conveys from the first the latent serious side of the character, which later gains dominance." (Opera News)
Mozart: Die Zauberflote (complete opera) cover
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W. A. MOZART
Mozart: Die Zauberflote (complete opera)
Natalie Dessay, Rosa Mannion, Hans Peter Blochwitz, Anton Scharinger / Les Arts Florissants, William Christie
[ Erato / Warner Classics Home of Opera / 2 CD - due 1/May/2017 ]
"Among period performances William Christie's stands out," wrote Gramophone of this recording of Die Zauberflöte, an interpretation that falls "sweetly and lovingly on the ear". Hans-Peter Blochwitz is "probably the finest Tamino around", Rosa...