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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Catoire / Friedman: Piano Quintets cover
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GEORGY CATOIRE & IGNAZ FRIEDMAN
Catoire / Friedman: Piano Quintets
Bengt Forsberg (piano), Nils-Erik Sparf (violin I), Ulf Forsberg (violin II), Ellen Nisbeth (viola), Andreas Brantelid (cello)
[ BIS / CD - due 29/Mar/2019 ]
Of French descent, the Russian composer Georgy Catoire studied the piano in Moscow as well as Berlin and it is primarily his piano music that is heard today. With its original use of harmony and inventive rhythmic structure, the quintet is...
Gorecki: Symphony No. 3 (Symphony Of Sorrowful Songs) cover
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HENRYK MIKOLAJ GORECKI
Gorecki: Symphony No. 3 (Symphony Of Sorrowful Songs)
Beth Gibbons, The Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
[ Domino / CD - due 29/Mar/2019 ]
This performance took place at The National Opera Grand Theatre in Warsaw on November 29th 2014, and was part of an evening of programming that also featured Jonny Greenwood's (Radiohead) 48 Responses To Polymorphia and the world premiere of Bryce...
Gorecki: Symphony No. 3 (Symphony Of Sorrowful Songs) (LP) cover
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HENRYK MIKOLAJ GORECKI
Gorecki: Symphony No. 3 (Symphony Of Sorrowful Songs) (LP)
Beth Gibbons, The Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
[ Domino / LP - due 29/Mar/2019 ]
This performance took place at The National Opera Grand Theatre in Warsaw on November 29th 2014, and was part of an evening of programming that also featured Jonny Greenwood's (Radiohead) 48 Responses To Polymorphia and the world premiere of Bryce...
Bach: Markus Passion [St Mark's Passion] BWV 247 (1744) cover
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J. S. BACH
Bach: Markus Passion [St Mark's Passion] BWV 247 (1744)
La Capella Reial de Catalunya, Le Concert des Nations, Cor Infantil Amics de la Unió Jordi Savall
[ Alia Vox SACD / 2 CD/Book - due 29/Mar/2019 ]
The existence of a third Passion by Bach based on the Gospel of St. Mark had long been known. Numerous studies carried out from the second half of the 20th century by specialist musicologists and musicians confirmed that on Good Friday, 1731, Bach...
Piano Book cover
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Piano Book
Lang Lang (piano)
[ Deutche Grammophon / CD - due 29/Mar/2019 ]
Lang Lang returns with his brand new solo album 'Piano Book' - a collection of pieces which first inspired him to play the piano and led him on his path to international stardom. Lang Lang says: "I want to take every music lover on a journey...
Piano Book (Deluxe CD) cover
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Piano Book (Deluxe CD)
Lang Lang (piano)
[ Deutche Grammophon / 2 CD - due 29/Mar/2019 ]
Lang Lang returns with his brand new solo album 'Piano Book' - a collection of pieces which first inspired him to play the piano and led him on his path to international stardom.
Elgar: Enigma Variations / In the South (Alassio) / Serenade For Strings cover
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ELGAR
Elgar: Enigma Variations / In the South (Alassio) / Serenade For Strings
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Vasily Petrenko
[ Onyx / CD - due 29/Mar/2019 ]
The third Elgar album from Petrenko and the RLPO , a critically acclaimed team of Elgarians, brings together three masterpieces, In the South, a vibrant and colourful depiction of the Southern Italian coast, the Serenade for String Orchestra, and the...
Rachmaninov: Préludes cover
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SERGEI RACHMANINOV
Rachmaninov: Préludes
Boris Giltburg (piano)
[ Naxos / CD - due 1/Apr/2019 ]
Written over a period of 18 years, Rachmaninov's sets of Préludes are a mirror and a record of his compositional development. With so rich a variety of character, colour, texture and mood, no two préludes are fully alike, and differentiation of tempo...
Howells: Chamber Music [Incls String Quartet No. 3] cover
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HERBERT HOWELLS
Howells: Chamber Music [Incls String Quartet No. 3]
Dante Quartet / Gould Piano Trio
[ Naxos / CD - due 1/Apr/2019 ]
Herbert Howells' style, immediately recognisable for its long melodic lines, rhapsodic nature and rich harmonies, defined the sound of English cathedral music in the 20th century. His studies in London imbued his works with sophistication and a...
Music from New Zealand for 2 Guitars cover
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JACK BODY / JOHN PSATHAS / ANTHONY RITCHIE / TRADITIONAL
Music from New Zealand for 2 Guitars
Jane Curry, Owen Moriarty (guitars)
[ Naxos / CD - due 1/Apr/2019 ]
Guitar works by new Zealand composers continue to display a richness of imagination and sense of colour that makes them intensely attractive to listeners. In 1990 Jack Body wrote African Strings, which transcribed music of the Madagascan valiha tube...
Auber: Sirène (complete opera) cover
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DANIEL-FRANCOIS AUBER
Auber: Sirène (complete opera)
Jeanne Crousaud, Dorothee Lorthiois, Xavier Flabat / Les Métaboles, Orchestre des Frivolités Parisiennes, David Reiland
[ Naxos / CD - due 1/Apr/2019 ]
Auber earned international adulation in the late 1820s for his revolutionary grand opera La Muette de Portici and by the time he composed La Sirène, the success of which inspired potpourris of its melodies, he occupied a central place in French...
Grace Williams: Chamber Music cover
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GRACE WILLIAMS
Grace Williams: Chamber Music
Madeleine Mitchell (violin) / London Chamber Ensemble
[ Naxos / CD - due 1/Apr/2019 ]
Grace Williams is widely considered to be Wales' foremost female composer. She studied with Vaughan Williams at the Royal College of Music and Egon Wellesz in Vienna, composing in many genres throughout her life. Her chamber music, recorded here for...
The Organ At The Sydney Opera House cover
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BACH / ALBINONI / CLARKE / MENDELSSOHN / WIDOR / etc
The Organ At The Sydney Opera House
Peter Hurford (Organ of Sydney Opera House)
[ Australian Decca Eloquence / CD - due 1/Apr/2019 ]
While playing organs worldwide, and concentrating his work in his native England, Peter Hurford nonetheless gave recitals on organs across Australia throughout his long career. However, he hardly played an instrument more dazzling in its impact and...
Boccherini: Stabat mater / String Quartet, G. 234 / String Quintet, G. 348 cover
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LUIGI BOCCHERINI
Boccherini: Stabat mater / String Quartet, G. 234 / String Quintet, G. 348
Sarasa Ensemble
[ Naxos / CD - due 1/Apr/2019 ]
Boccherini enjoyed enormous popularity during his lifetime thanks to music that emphasised rich melody, instrumental vibrancy and disarming beauty. He chose the intimacy of a chamber music setting for his Stabat Mater, writing for a solo soprano and...
Donizetti: Vesper Psalms cover
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LUIGI BOCCHERINI
Donizetti: Vesper Psalms
Sarasa Ensemble
[ Naxos / CD - due 1/Apr/2019 ]
Gaetano Donizetti is renowned as a leading composer of the Italian romantic bel canto opera style during the first half of the 19th century. But in his earlier years and as a student of Simon Mayr his dramatic genius came to the fore in his settings...
Mendelssohn: Early Piano Music cover
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FELIX MENDELSSOHN
Mendelssohn: Early Piano Music
Sergio Monteiro (piano)
[ Naxos / CD - due 1/Apr/2019 ]
In addition to his prodigious youthful genius as a composer, Mendelssohn was an exceptionally able pianist. Demonstrating an astonishing level of maturity beyond the composer's teenage years, this group of rare works is notable for a sequence of...
Forgotten Russians cover
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STANCHINSKY / FEINBERG / MOSOLOV / PROTOPOPOV / etc
Forgotten Russians
Vladimir Feltsman (piano)
[ Nimbus / CD - due 1/Apr/2019 ]
"His involvement is shown by the fact that the recording sometimes catches him breathing hard in his concentration, but more importantly by the finesse and sensitivity he brings to a demanding programme." MusicWeb
Stravinsky: Persephone (compete melodrama) cover
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IGOR STRAVINSKY
Stravinsky: Persephone (compete melodrama)
Andrew Staples & Pauline Cheviller / Finnish National Opera, Esa-Pekka Salonen
[ Pentatone SACD / CD - due 1/Apr/2019 ]
"Orchestral textures are clean yet sensuous, rhythms exactingly precise. In lesser hands, the score can seem episodic. Salonen, however, forges it into a unified drama, in which not a note or word seems wasted…The choral singing is warm and focused."
Duruflé: Complete Choral Works cover
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MAURICE DURUFLE
Duruflé: Complete Choral Works
Houston Chamber Choir, Ken Cowan (organ)
[ Signum / CD - due 5/Apr/2019 ]
The choral works of Duruflé, like his organ works, are small in number but beautifully crafted. Frequently written and rewritten until he was completely satisfied, he was a composer who rethought and reconfigured his music right up to the moment he...
Schubert & Berwald: Chamber Music cover
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FRANZ SCHUBERT / FRANZ BERWALD
Schubert & Berwald: Chamber Music
Anima Eterna Brugge, Jos van Immerseel
[ Alpha / CD - due 12/Apr/2019 ]
Jos van Immerseel: "While since its foundation in 1987 Anima Eterna Brugge has grown organically into a symphonic orchestra, chamber music once again forms an important part of our repertory today. We will continue our journey through orchestral...