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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Mozart: Violin Concertos 3 & 4 cover
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MOZART
Mozart: Violin Concertos 3 & 4
Francesa Dego (violin), Francesca Leonardi (piano), Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Sir Roger Norrington (conductor)
[ Chandos / CD - due 21/Sep/2021 ]
Virtuoso violinist Francesca Dego joins forces with legendary conductor and period performance pioneer Sir Roger Norrington for this recording of Mozart's 3rd and 4th violin concertos - the first time either soloist or conductor have recorded the...
Le temps perdu cover
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RAVEL / LISZT / FAURE
Le temps perdu
Imogen Cooper (piano)
[ Chandos / CD - due 21/Sep/2021 ]
Borrowing the title from Proust's great novel, Imogen Cooper's latest recital features a collection of pieces that she learnt as a teenager in Paris, or in her twenties working with Alfred Brendel in Vienna, but none of which she has performed on the...
British Oboe Quintets cover
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BAX / FINZI / VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
British Oboe Quintets
Nicholas Daniel (oboe, cor anglais); Doric String Quartet
[ Chandos / CD - due 21/Sep/2021 ]
The legendary British oboist Leon Goossens inspired all the composers represented on this recording, and they wrote all but one of the pieces for his oboe, on which he premièred the works by Delius, Bax, Bliss, and Finzi featured here. The piece by...
Penderecki: Complete Quartets cover
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KRZYSZTOF PENDERECKI
Penderecki: Complete Quartets
Silesian Quartet; Piotr Szymyslik (clarinet)
[ Chandos / CD - due 21/Sep/2021 ]
The Silesian Quartet sprang to international attention with its award-winning recordings of chamber music by Grażyna Bacewicz. Its latest project - the complete quartets of Penderecki - was started in 2012, but not completed until January 2021....
Melancolía - Música Temprana cover
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Melancolía - Música Temprana
Olalla Alemán (soprano), Adrián Rodríguez Van der Spoel, Luciana Cueto (mezzo-soprano) Adrián Rodríguez Van der Spoel / Música Temprana
[ Pentatone / CD - due 24/Sep/2021 ]
Música Temprana, one of today's most exciting Hispanic early music ensembles, presents its first PENTATONE album Melancolía, on which they present Spanish courtly songs on mourning and unrequited love around 1500 together with the apocalyptic...
Paderewski: Songs and Mélodies / Suite in G major / Nocturne cover
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JAN IGNACY PADEREWSKI
Paderewski: Songs and Mélodies / Suite in G major / Nocturne
Alina Adamski (Soprano) Agata Schmidt (Mezzo-soprano) / Capella Bydgostiensis, Mariusz Smolij
[ Naxos / CD - due 24/Sep/2021 ]
Although Paderewski is more readily associated with his career as a legendary virtuoso pianist, his modest output of 70 orchestral, instrumental and vocal works deserves to be more widely known.
Beck: L'Isle deserte, Opéra comique in one acte cover
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FRANZ IGNAZ BECK
Beck: L'Isle deserte, Opéra comique in one acte
Ana Maria Labin, Samantha Gaul, Theodore Browne, Fabian Kelly, La Stagione Frankfurt, Michael Schneider
[ CPO / CD - due 24/Sep/2021 ]
Franz Ignaz Beck is one of the most fascinating composers of the eighteenth century, a musical visionary as well as a »genuine European« with roots in Mannheim. His opera L'isle déserte, long regarded as lost, has resurfaced in a score manuscript in...
Le fier virtuose. Le clavecin de Louis XIII cover
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Le fier virtuose. Le clavecin de Louis XIII
Arnaud De Pasquale
[ Château de Versailles Spectacles / CD - due 24/Sep/2021 ]
One hundred and fifty years of harpsichord music at Versailles, under the reigns of Louis XIII, Louis XIV and Louis XV: French harpsichord music is inseparable from the Court, which gave rise to its greatest performers. The Harp¬sichord Cycle at...
Chopin: Études Op. 25 / 4 Scherzi cover
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FREDERICK CHOPIN
Chopin: Études Op. 25 / 4 Scherzi
Beatrice Rana (piano)
[ Warner Classics / CD - due 24/Sep/2021 ]
'Beatrice Rana set a new standard. She made the Chopin sound as poetic and colorful as anything he ever wrote. Her playing was refined and soft-spoken in its brilliance throughout. She had the audience rapt.' - The New York Times
30 Years of New Organ Works (1991-2021) cover
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DUSAPIN / FOCCROULLE / HOSOKAWA / JOLAS / LACOTE
30 Years of New Organ Works (1991-2021)
Bernard Foccroulle; Sonia Wieder-Atherton; Yoann Tardivel
[ Fuga Libera / CD - due 24/Sep/2021 ]
During the years in which Bernard Foccroulle was successively director of the Théâtre de la Monnaie in Brussels and the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, he never ceased to devote himself to his instrument, the organ, regularly making recordings, giving...
Beethoven: Complete Piano Sonatas cover
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LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Complete Piano Sonatas
Boris Giltburg (piano)
[ Naxos / 9 CD Box Set - due 24/Sep/2021 ]
Boris Giltburg is lauded worldwide as a deeply sensitive, insightful and compelling interpreter, with critics praising his impassioned approach to performance. This project to record all of Beethoven's 32 piano sonatas is a personal exploration for...
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo cover
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MONTEVERDI
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo
Cappella Mediterranea; Chœur de Chambre de Namur; Leonardo García Alarcón
[ Alpha Classics / 2 CD - due 24/Sep/2021 ]
Monteverdi's L'Orfeo is naturally an iconic work for Leonardo García Alarcón. The Argentinian conductor has performed and matured his interpretation of Monteverdi's masterpiece throughout his life. Together with his group of soloists, the Namur...
Hybrid / C cover
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CARLOS CIPPELLETTI
Hybrid / C
Carlos Cippelletti
[ Outnote Records / CD - due 24/Sep/2021 ]
HYBRID/C is a musical and cultural fusion project with a common point that is Afro-Cuban music and jazz. Jazz serves as a vehicle on this journey to the roots of Cuban music and Afro- Cuban culture from a modern musical perspective. Born in Spain to...
No Time for Chamber Music cover
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GUSTAV MAHLER
No Time for Chamber Music
Collectif9
[ Alpha Classics / CD - due 24/Sep/2021 ]
Collectif9 is a Montreal-based string ensemble whose main focus is an original exploration of the classical repertoire, including transcriptions for chamber ensemble of large-scale works. Alpha is starting a collaboration with this innovative group...
Mozart: Mass No. 16 'Coronation Mass' / Missa longa cover
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W. A. MOZART
Mozart: Mass No. 16 'Coronation Mass' / Missa longa
Carolina Ullrich, Marie Henriette Reinhold, Angelo Pollak, Konstantin Krimmel /Cologne West German Radio Chorus, Cologne Chamber, Christoph Poppen
[ Naxos / CD - due 24/Sep/2021 ]
The occasion for the composition of Mozart's Missa longa is still a matter of speculation, but the Mass remains an exceptional work with its elaborate choral writing, extended orchestration and dramatic changes.
Saint-Georges: Symphonies concertantes / Symphony in G major cover
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JOSEPH BOULOGNE SAINT-GEORGES
Saint-Georges: Symphonies concertantes / Symphony in G major
Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice, Michael Halász
[ Naxos / CD - due 24/Sep/2021 ]
Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges was a brilliant swordsman, athlete, violin virtuoso and gifted composer, with a claim to being the most talented figure in an age of remarkable individuals. He was an early and important exponent of the...
Swithun! cover
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ANONYMOUS
Swithun!
Dialogos, Katarina Livljanić
[ Arcana / CD - due 24/Sep/2021 ]
Open the door onto one of the best-kept secrets of medieval music… It is the music from the Winchester Troper, one of the earliest, and most stunning sources of medieval polyphonic music, written in the first decades of the eleventh century, more...
Weinberg: Chamber Symphonies Nos. 2 and 4 cover
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MIECZYSLAW WEINBERG
Weinberg: Chamber Symphonies Nos. 2 and 4
East-West Chamber Orchestra, Rostislav Krimer
[ Naxos / CD - due 24/Sep/2021 ]
Symphonic thinking dominated Mieczysław Weinberg's final decade, and these chamber symphonies are part of an interrelated sequence that reworks and cites earlier pieces.
Azevedo: Hukvaldy Cycle cover
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SERGIO AZEVEDO
Azevedo: Hukvaldy Cycle
Ensemble Darcos, Nuno Côrte-Real
[ Naxos / CD - due 24/Sep/2021 ]
Taking its title from the village in which Leoš Janáček was born, this album of chamber works by the prize winning Portuguese composer Sérgio Azevedo reveals his deep affinity for the music and personality of the great Czech composer.
Saint-Saens: Danse macabre / Introduction et rondo capriccioso / Havanaise / Air de Dalila cover
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CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS
Saint-Saens: Danse macabre / Introduction et rondo capriccioso / Havanaise / Air de Dalila
Fanny Clamagirand (violin) & Vanya Cohen (piano)
[ Naxos / CD - due 24/Sep/2021 ]
Saint-Saëns composed many original works for the violin. He also took the art of arrangement to new heights of refinement, believing his transcriptions were independent of their models, following the precedent of composers such as Liszt.
Farrenc: Music for Violin & Piano cover
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LOUISE FARRENC
Farrenc: Music for Violin & Piano
Italian Rest Ensemble
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - due 24/Sep/2021 ]
Louise Farrenc was one of the first successful female composers in 19th century France. Born in a family of high artistic activity, she became an accomplished pianist (having had lessons with Moscheles and Hummel), eventually holding a professorship
Buxtehude: Trio Sonatas Op. 2 cover
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DIETRICH BUXTEHUDE
Buxtehude: Trio Sonatas Op. 2
Jonathan Cohen; Arcangelo; Thomas Dunford; Sophie Gent; Jonathan Manson
[ Alpha Classics / CD - due 24/Sep/2021 ]
The sonata concertata form is perfectly illustrated in these trios by Dietrich Buxtehude which, according to Peter Wollny constitute 'a landmark in the history of the sonata'. They provide a better understanding of a composer who has owed his fame...
Widmann, Strauss & Beethoven: Con brio cover
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WIDMANN / STRAUSS / BEETHOVEN
Widmann, Strauss & Beethoven: Con brio
Jörg Widmann, Irish Chamber Orchestra
[ Alpha Classics / CD - due 24/Sep/2021 ]
Here we meet Jörg Widmann as soloist, conductor and composer. With his piece Con brio, premiered in 2008, he pays a vibrant tribute to Beethoven in general and his Seventh Symphony in particular. At the head of the excellent Irish Chamber Orchestra,...
Aado - Senegalese Kora cover
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Kadialy Kouyate (kora)
Aado - Senegalese Kora
[ Naxos World / CD - due 24/Sep/2021 ]
Kadialy's captivating kora skills originate from his long family history of Kouyate griots. Embracing the art of traditional storytelling, via the 21-stringed kora, he draws on his past heritage for inspiration.
Strauss, (J.): Waldmeister (complete operetta) cover
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JOHANN STRAUSS II
Strauss, (J.): Waldmeister (complete operetta)
Martina Bortolotti von Haderburg, Andrea Chudak, Annika Egert, Dorothe Ingenfeld / Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus, Dario Salvi
[ Naxos / 2 CD - due 24/Sep/2021 ]
Johann Strauss II's operetta Waldmeister ('Woodruff') was staged for the first time in December 1895.
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach cover
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C.P.E. BACH
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Nevermind, Anna Besson, Louis Creac'h, Robin Pharo; Jean Rondeau
[ Alpha Classics / CD - due 24/Sep/2021 ]
For their third album on Alpha, the musicians of Nevermind - Anna Besson (flute), Louis Creac'h (viola), Robin Pharo (viola da gamba) and Jean Rondeau (harpsichord) - explore the riches of a little-played repertory, the quartets and sonatas of Carl...
Czerny: Romantic Piano Fantasies on Sir Walter Scott's Novels cover
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CARL CZERNY
Czerny: Romantic Piano Fantasies on Sir Walter Scott's Novels
Pei-I Wang, Samuel Gingher (piano duet)
[ Naxos / CD - due 24/Sep/2021 ]
Carl Czerny's instructional exercises may be his lasting legacy but there remain numerous largely forgotten pieces that reveal important elements of his compositional range.
Pleyel: Preußische Quartette 10-12 cover
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IGNAZ PLEYEL
Pleyel: Preußische Quartette 10-12
Pleyel Quartett Köln
[ CPO / CD - due 24/Sep/2021 ]
When Ignaz Pleyel concluded his work on the last of his twelve »Prussian Quartets,« he had already garnered a great deal of experience as a composer of string quartets. His unmistakable musical voice had brought him countless admirers - including, no
Binge: Elizabethan Serenade / Scottish Rhapsody / Sailing By cover
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RONALD BINGE
Binge: Elizabethan Serenade / Scottish Rhapsody / Sailing By
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ernest Tomlinson
[ Naxos / CD - due 24/Sep/2021 ]
'one way and another this must be one of the most successful of this excellent series, and it can only heighten the standing of a fine English light music composer' (Gramophone)
Bach: L'Extase Musicale cover
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Various Artists
Bach: L'Extase Musicale
[ Alpha Classics / 3 CD - due 24/Sep/2021 ]
Johann Sebastian Bach? His very name arouses admiration, while his art generally provokes wonder, even ecstasy... To 'pay homage' to Bach is to acknowledge his special status - if not the God, at least the Pope of musicians: an unquestionable and...
Folk Music of China, Vol. 17 - Folk Songs of the Tujia and Sui Peoples cover
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Various Artists
Folk Music of China, Vol. 17 - Folk Songs of the Tujia and Sui Peoples
[ Naxos World / CD - due 24/Sep/2021 ]
This series explores China's rich and diverse musical heritage. The songs featured in these recordings are folk songs from the Tujia and Sui peoples of Hubei and Guizhou Province. Folk songs from the Tujia and Sui peoples of Hubei and Guizhou...
Brahms: Piano Sonata no.3 & Fantasien op.116 cover
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JOHANNES BRAHMS
Brahms: Piano Sonata no.3 & Fantasien op.116
Adam Laloum (piano)
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - due 1/Oct/2021 ]
After his recent Schubert album, Adam Laloum pays a visit to Brahms: the young prodigy of the early 1850s immediately established himself as the worthy heir of Beethoven and Schumann with his dazzling Sonata no.3. Almost forty years later, we find...
Alexander Gadjiev - Live cover
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HAYDN / CHOPIN / MESSIAEN / VINE / SCRIABIN / PROKOFIEV / etc
Alexander Gadjiev - Live
Alexander Gadjiev (piano)
[ Decca Australian Eloquence / CD Box Set - due 1/Oct/2021 ]
ALEXANDER GADJIEV, winner of the 2021 Sydney International Piano Competition, makes his debut recording for Decca (Australia) on the Eloquence "New Series" imprint, devoted to brand new recordings.
Mozart: Violin Concertos 1 & 2 cover
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MOZART
Mozart: Violin Concertos 1 & 2
Arabella Steinbacher (violin) / Festival Strings Lucerne, Daniel Dodds
[ Pentatone / CD - due 1/Oct/2021 ]
After having recorded Mozart's last three violin concertos in 2014, Arabella Steinbacher, the Festival Strings Lucerne and its leader Daniel Dodds now complete the cycle by presenting Mozart's less well-known, but equally enchanting Violin Concertos...
Béla Bartók - The Hungarian Soul cover
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BELA BARTOK
Béla Bartók - The Hungarian Soul
Pierre Amoyal, James Conlon, Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Sakari Oramo, Franz Welser-Möst, Mariss Jansons, Constantin Silvestri, András Schiff, Iván Fischer
[ Warner Classics / 20 CD Box Set - due 1/Oct/2021 ]
Béla Bartók is regarded as one of the greatest composers of the twentieth century, the creator of a body of works as immense as it is complex. He was passionate about Hungarian folk music and carried out serious ethnological research in the field.
Beethoven: String Quartets Op.18, Vol.1 cover
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LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: String Quartets Op.18, Vol.1
Chiaroscuro Quartet
[ BIS SACD / SACD - due 1/Oct/2021 ]
The Chiaroscuro Quartet embarks on a Beethoven cycle. Chiaroscuro Quartet Alina Ibragimova & Pablo Hernán Benedí violins Emilie Hörnlund viola · Claire Thirion cello Formed in 2005, the Chiaroscuro Quartet consists of the violinists Alina...
Regnart: Missa Christ ist erstanden & other works cover
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JACOB REGNART
Regnart: Missa Christ ist erstanden & other works
Cinquecento
[ Hyperion / CD - due 1/Oct/2021 ]
Two substantial Mass settings, sounding here as though Regnart might have written them specifically for the glorious voices of Cinquecento: this is a welcome contribution to the restoration of an important but still under-appreciated figure.
A. E. Pratté: Works for the Harp cover
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ANTON EDVARD PRATTE
A. E. Pratté: Works for the Harp
Delphine Constantin-Reznik (harp) / Norrköping Symphony Orchestra / Daniela Musca
[ BIS SACD / SACD - due 1/Oct/2021 ]
A new discovery: Swedish harp music from the early 19th century.
Gautier Capucon - Souvenirs cover
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BACH / KODALY / DUTILLEUX / CAMPOS / BEETHOVEN / SCHUBERT / DVORAK / etc
Gautier Capucon - Souvenirs
Gautier Capucon (cello) with Renaud Capucon (violin) Frank Braley (piano) Gabriela Montero (piano) Martha Argerich (piano) etc
[ Erato Classics / 3 CD - due 1/Oct/2021 ]
Cellist Gautier Capucon celebrates his fortieth birthday this year - thirty-five years of which have been spent with his cello. This release is a three disc album which reflects on his worldwide success over the past 20 years, celebrating the many...
Gidon Kremer: The Warner Collection Complete Teldec, EMI Classics & Erato Recordings cover
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SILVESTROV / PIAZZOLLA / KANCHELI / SCHNITTKE / SCHUMANN / BRAHMS / etc
Gidon Kremer: The Warner Collection Complete Teldec, EMI Classics & Erato Recordings
Gidon Kremer (violin), with Andrei Gavrilov (piano) Oleg Maisenberg (piano) Clemens Hagen (cello) Kremerata Baltica, etc
[ Warner Classics / 21 CD Box Set - due 1/Oct/2021 ]
Gidon Kremer avoids the well-trodden paths of the musical world as he explores it with style and sensitivity. Kremer combines a passion for freedom with a quest for authenticity, as is revealed in the recordings he made over a period of two decades.