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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Rossini: Eduardo e Cristina (complete opera) cover
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GIOACHINO ROSSINI
Rossini: Eduardo e Cristina (complete opera)
Baurzhan Anderzhano, Laura Polverelli, Silvia Dalla Benetta, Kenneth Tarver, Xiang Xu / Virtuosi Brunensis, Gianluigi Gelmetti
[ Naxos / 2 CD - due 20/Jul/2019 ]
Rossini's Eduardo e Cristina was a huge success in its day, but as perhaps the last centone opera (one assembled from previously existing material) by a major composer, it became forgotten under the subsequent tide of Romantic idealism. Today we can...
The British Line: A celebration of British Music cover
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BRITTEN / DELIUS / ELGAR / VAUGHAN WILLIAMS / TIPPETT / HOLST
The British Line: A celebration of British Music
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis, with Dame Evelyn Glennie, Thomas Hampson, Tasmin Little, Sir Bryn Terfel, etc
[ Warner Classics / 16 CD Box Set - due 20/Jul/2019 ]
In 1991, Hamburg-based record label Teldec Classics embarked on a fruitful partnership with Sir Andrew Davis and the BBC Symphony Orchestra. "The British Line" was soon to become an essential series of critically acclaimed digital recordings of major...
Tchaikovsky: 6 Symphonies cover
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PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOSVKY
Tchaikovsky: 6 Symphonies
Berliner Philharmoniker [Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra], Herbert von Karajan
[ Deutsche Grammophon CDs plus Blu-ray audio / 5 CD Box Set - due 28/Jul/2019 ]
"Symphonies Nos. 1, 2 and 3, dating from 1979 are Karajan's only recordings of those earlier works, but ones which saw him at his very finest combining high polish with freshness and lyrical spontaneity." Gramophone
Rota: The Fellini Album cover
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NINA ROTA
Rota: The Fellini Album
Filarmonica della Scala, Riccardo Chailly
[ Decca Records / CD - due 19/Jul/2019 ]
Filarmonica della Scala and Riccardo Chailly enchant and delight in an album celebrating the legendary and prolific collaboration between director Federico Fellini and composer Nino Rota.
Bruckner: 9 Symphonies cover
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ANTON BRUCKNER
Bruckner: 9 Symphonies
Berliner Philharmoniker [Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra], Herbert von Karajan
[ Deutsche Grammophon Karajan Edition / 10 CD/Blu-ray Disc - due 20/Jul/2019 ]
"It is Karajan who is best able to present a Bruckner Symphony as a single vision … some of the most consistently impressive Bruckner recordings of recent years" - Gramophone
Liszt: Piano Transcriptions - Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique cover
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FRANZ LISZT
Liszt: Piano Transcriptions - Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique
Idil Biret (piano)
[ Naxos / CD - due 20/Jul/2019 ]
"offers greater temperament and excitement than many of the orchestral versions. A pianistic tour de force" ClassicCD
Strauss, (R.) - Don Quixote, Op. 35 / Cello Sonata / etc cover
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RICHARD STRAUSS
Strauss, (R.) - Don Quixote, Op. 35 / Cello Sonata / etc
Daniel Müller-Schott (cello) / Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Davis, with Herbert Schuch (piano)
[ ORFEO / CD - due 20/Jul/2019 ]
During his long and exceptionally fruitful creative life, Richard Strauss (18641949) composed only a few works for the cello. Only three have survived and small as that number may seem, those cello works are critical to the composers development....
The Ernst Haefliger Edition cover
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KODALY / JANACEK / BACH / MOZART / SCHUMANN / etc
The Ernst Haefliger Edition
Ernst Haefliger (tenor) with various performers, orchestras & conductors
[ Deutsche Grammophon / CD - due 20/Jul/2019 ]
Marking the centenary of Ernst Haefliger, one of the foremost lyric tenors of his time; renowned for his interpretations of Mozart, Bach and Lieder.
One Hundred Days Away cover
add to cart $33.00 Pre-order
TRADITIONAL
One Hundred Days Away
Evergreen Ensemble
[ ABC Classics / CD - due 20/Jul/2019 ]
One Hundred Days Away, is a haunting album focusing on songs and tunes that are linked to the sea, a nostalgia for 'home', or the struggle to settle in unfamiliar lands.
Mozart: The String Quintets cover
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W. A. MOZART
Mozart: The String Quintets
Griller Quartet, with William Primrose, viola
[ Vanguard Classics / 2 CD - due 20/Jul/2019 ]
"Without a doubt, this is one of the most important chamber music recordings ever made." 10/10 ClassicsToday
Haochen Zhang plays Prokofiev & Tchaikovsky cover
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PROKOFIEV / TCHAIKOVSKY
Haochen Zhang plays Prokofiev & Tchaikovsky
Haochen Zhang (piano), Lahti Symphony Orchestra / Dima Slobodeniouk
[ BIS SACD / CD - due 5/Aug/2019 ]
Winner of the 2009 Van Cliburn competition, Haochen Zhang is no stranger to a challenge. On this début concerto disc he proves this once more, boldly jumping in at the deep end as he takes on Sergei Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 2. The demands posed...
Helen Watts - Lieder Recital cover
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WOLF / SCHUMANN / SCHUBERT / BRAHMS
Helen Watts - Lieder Recital
Helen Watts (contralto), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
[ Decca Australian Eloquence / 2 CD - due 1/Aug/2019 ]
Presented on CD for the first time and newly remastered, a pair of Romantic Lieder recitals by the Welsh contralto who inherited the mantle of Kathleen Ferrier.
Handel: Cantatas; Arias cover
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GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel: Cantatas; Arias
Helen Watts (contralto), Robert Tear (tenor) / Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner
[ Decca Australian Eloquence / CD - due 1/Aug/2019 ]
Of the works by Handel presented here, three are cantatas devoted to the Patron Saint of music, St. Cecilia, another is an Italian cantata that was probably presented for a private patron in Rome, while the remaining two works are drawn from Handel's...
Songs for Courtiers and Cavaliers [recorded 1956 - 1958] cover
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Songs for Courtiers and Cavaliers [recorded 1956 - 1958]
Helen Watts (contralto), Thurston Dart (harpsichord) Philomusica of London
[ Decca Australian Eloquence / 2 CD - due 1/Aug/2019 ]
Three L'Oiseau-Lyre LPs celebrating the art of a much-loved contralto, newly remastered and compiled together for the first time, including material new to CD.
Sailing By - 25 British Light Classics cover
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Sailing By - 25 British Light Classics
Iain Sutherland Concert Orchestra, Iain Sutherland
[ Alto / CD - due 20/Jul/2019 ]
Iain Sutherland was awarded the Gold Badge of Merit by the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors for Lifetime Achievement and his unique contribution to British Music.
Romance: The Piano Music of Clara Schumann cover
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CLARA SCHUMANN
Romance: The Piano Music of Clara Schumann
Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano) / Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Holly Mathieson
[ Decca / CD - due 20/Jul/2019 ]
Rising pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason illuminates the world of her musical heroine, Clara Schumann, in her 200th anniversary year.
Ramirez: Misa Criolla / Navidad en Verano / Navidad Nuestra cover
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ARIEL RAMIREZ
Ramirez: Misa Criolla / Navidad en Verano / Navidad Nuestra
José Carreras (tenor) / Coral Salvé de Laredo, Sociedad Coral de Bilbao, José Luis Ocejo, Damián Sanchez
[ Philips / Decca / CD - due 20/Jul/2019 ]
"Ramirez' Creole Mass is a daring fusion of Catholic liturgy and Latin American folk music. This particular performance is made even better by the presence of José Carreras as lead singer. Carreras seems to have a personal feeling for this music and...
Kalinka: The loveliest Russian folk songs cover
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TRADITIONAL
Kalinka: The loveliest Russian folk songs
Red Star Red Army Chorus, Anatoly N. Bazhalkin
[ Warner Classics Inspiration / CD - due 6/Sep/2019 ]
"Kalinka" beautifully captures the brash power and deep emotions of the Red Star Red Army Chorus.
Berlioz: La damnation de Faust cover
add to cart $41.00 Pre-order
HECTOR BERLIOZ
Berlioz: La damnation de Faust
Karen Cargill, Bryan Hymel, Christopher Purves, Gábor Bretz / London Symphony Chorus & Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle
[ LSO Live SACD / 2 Hybrid SACD - due 20/Jul/2019 ]
"Hymel's Faust is the most convincing soloist. But it's the vivid detail Rattle conjures up, the brilliant playing and the force and intensity of the choral singing that give greatest satisfaction." Sunday Times
Riley: Sun Rings cover
add to cart $28.00 Pre-order
TERRY RILEY
Riley: Sun Rings
Kronos Quartet
[ Nonesuch / Warner / CD - due 30/Aug/2019 ]
Kronos Quartet's groundbreaking 2002 collaboration with composer Terry Riley, Sun Rings, is available in full for the first time. Riley incorporates into his composition "space sounds" (plasma waves) that NASA had collected from the Voyager probes,...