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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Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I cover
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J.S BACH
Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I
Aaron Pilsan (piano)
[ Alpha Classics / 2 CD - due 26/Mar/2021 ]
Aaron Pilsan is only twenty-five years old, but he already has a busy career to his credit, with a solo album devoted to Beethoven and Schubert - very well received by the critics - and another of duo repertory with the cellist Kian Soltani. A...
Marvellous Mezzo-Soprano and Contralto: Best Loved Opera Arias cover
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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.
Liszt: Complete Piano Music Vol. 57 cover
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FRANZ LISZT
Liszt: Complete Piano Music Vol. 57
Alexandre Dossin (piano)
[ Naxos / CD - due 26/Mar/2021 ]
It was natural for virtuoso performer Franz Liszt to expand his repertoire by transcribing his songs for solo piano. The human voice is the purest of musical instruments, and composers have always been inspired by its warmth, expression and emotional...
…and… cover
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ARVO PART / JULIA WOLFE / CAROLINE SHAW
…and…
Ars Nova Copenhagen, Paul Hillier
[ Naxos / CD - due 12/Mar/2021 ]
… and … …a collection of sacred music by Arvo Pärt, Julia Wolfe, Caroline Shaw, interspersed with songs from the Laudario di Cortona, Italy.
Bach: Sonatas & Partitas cover
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JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
Bach: Sonatas & Partitas
Augustin Hadelich
[ Warner Classics / CD - due 9/Apr/2021 ]
"Recording Bach's complete Six Sonatas and Partitas has long been a dream of mine," says Augustin Hadelich "They are formidable tests of technical ability and stamina, but also of musical imagination and expressive range - they never cease to provide...
Music for the King of Scots cover
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ANONYMOUS
Music for the King of Scots
The Binchois Consort / Andrew Kirkman
[ Hyperion / CD - due 2/Apr/2021 ]
A re-creation of the music combined with a technological reconstruction of the acoustic in Linlithgow Chapel: this is a project which offers a fascinating perspective on how such repertoire might originally have been heard.
Russian Piano Trio Volume 3 cover
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RIMSKY-KORSAKOV / CUI / BORODIN
Russian Piano Trio Volume 3
The Brahms Trio
[ 8574114 / CD - due 26/Mar/2021 ]
Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov's influence as composer and teacher was profound in Russia and beyond, yet his chamber music has been overshadowed by his operas and orchestral works. The unfinished Piano Trio in C minor was completed by his son-in-law...
Officina Romana: A Wonder Lab at the Dawn of the 18th Century cover
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Officina Romana: A Wonder Lab at the Dawn of the 18th Century
Carlo Vistoli (countertenor) / Le Stagioni, Paolo Zanzu (direction)
[ Arcana / CD - due 26/Mar/2021 ]
Following the success of his solo recordings, Paolo Zanzu returns at the head of his ensemble Le Stagioni with 'Officina Romana', featuring the countertenor Carlo Vistoli. In the early eighteenth century, Rome was one of the great music capitals of...
Schumann: Lieder Edition, Vol. 10 cover
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ROBERT SCHUMANN
Schumann: Lieder Edition, Vol. 10
Caroline Melzer (soprano), Anke Vondung (mezzo-soprano), Simon Bode (tenor), Ulrich Eisenlohr (piano)
[ Naxos / CD - due 12/Mar/2021 ]
Some of Schumann's early songs, such as Lied für xxx, show the influence of Schubert, but it was in 1840, his 'Year of Song', that Schumann fully turned his attention to vocal music. The Zweistimmige Lieder, Op. 43 were the first that he composed...
Thierry Escaich: Cris cover
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Chœur de Radio France, Maîtrise de Radio France, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Solistes de l'Orchestre National de France
Thierry Escaich: Cris
[ Formations musicales de Radio France / CD - due 12/Mar/2021 ]
For its 28th edition in 2018, the Festival Présences of Radio France paid tribute to Thierry Escaich -one of the greatest French living composers. Composer, but also organist and improviser, Thierry Escaich does not dissociate the three aspects of...
Thoughts About the Piano cover
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VARIOUS ARTISTS
Thoughts About the Piano
Claudia Chan (piano)
[ B Records / CD - due 26/Mar/2021 ]
Inspired by her fruitful residence at Royaumont Abbey and drawing on dual musical influences from America and Europe, Canadian pianist Claudia Chan explores the mysteries of contemporary music in this CD. She thus takes us on a magical journey...
Bach: 'Meins Lebens Licht' Cantata BWV 45-198 & Motet BWV 118 cover
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J.S BACH
Bach: 'Meins Lebens Licht' Cantata BWV 45-198 & Motet BWV 118
Collegium Vocale Gent, Philippe Herreweghe (director) / Dorothee Mields (soprano), Alex Potter (alto), Thomas Hobbs (tenor), Peter Kooij (bass)
[ Phi / CD - due 26/Mar/2021 ]
After a widely acclaimed St John Passion in 2020 (Gramophone Editor's Choice, BBC Music Magazine Choice, Trophée Radio Classique), Philippe Herreweghe and his Collegium Vocale Gent continue their in-depth exploration of the works of the composer who...
César Franck: Triptyques -Piano Works cover
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CÉSAR FRANCK
César Franck: Triptyques -Piano Works
Daniel Isoir (piano)
[ Muso / CD - due 12/Mar/2021 ]
The pianist Daniel Isoir is the son of one of the greatest French organists, who died in 2016, André Isoir. Like all children of musicians, he was bathed in music from birth, was impregnated with the organ repertory and notably with the works of...
Heinrich Albert's Pumpkin Hut cover
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Heinrich Albert's Pumpkin Hut
Dorothee Mields (soprano) / Hathor Consort, Romina Lischka
[ Ramée / CD - due 26/Mar/2021 ]
Königsberg in East Prussia (now Kaliningrad, Russia) was a rare haven of peace during the Thirty Years' War thanks to its geographical location. Many people, including artists and musicians, fled there from the horrors of plague and war. Heinrich...
Music From The Guatemalan City Cathedral Archive cover
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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...
Beethoven: Violin Sonatas, Vol. 2 cover
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LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Violin Sonatas, Vol. 2
Frank Peter Zimmermann (violin), Martin Helmchen (piano)
[ BIS / CD - due 9/May/2021 ]
Zimmermann and Helmchen continue their acclaimed traversal.
Marais: Troisième Livre de Pièces de Viole cover
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MARTIN MARAIS
Marais: Troisième Livre de Pièces de Viole
François Joubert-Caillet (bass viol) / L'Achéron
[ Ricercar / 4 CD - due 26/Mar/2021 ]
Between the publication of the Second Book in 1701 and that of the Third Book, ten years went by, during which Marais established himself as a composer of tragédies lyriques. In the meantime, however, a number of young viol players, some of whom had...
Spain cover
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VARIOUS ARTISTS
Spain
Franz Halász (guitar)
[ BIS / CD - due 9/Apr/2021 ]
A leading guitarist goes on a Spanish pilgrimage.
Handel: Concerti grossi Op. 3 and Op. 6 cover
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HANDEL
Handel: Concerti grossi Op. 3 and Op. 6
Georg Kallweit, Bernhard Forck , Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
[ Pentatone / 3 CD - due 12/Mar/2021 ]
BRILLIANT PERFORMANCES OF HANDEL'S MASTERWORKS Handel's concerti grossi Op. 3 and Op. 6 are among the most exceptional instrumental music of the baroque age, and the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin brings out all the brilliance of these delightful...
Isolation Songbook cover
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Isolation Songbook
Helen Charlston (mezzo-soprano), Michael Craddock (baritone) / Alexander Soares (piano)
[ DELPHIAN / CD - due 26/Mar/2021 ]
The feeling which many of us experienced in spring 2020 as, country by country, the world went into lockdown - a sense of life gone into standstill - was especially acute for musicians, deprived suddenly of both their livelihoods and the human...