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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An die ferne Geliebte cover
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BEETHOVEN / SCHUMANN / KREISLER / LISZT
An die ferne Geliebte
Alexander Krichel (piano)
[ Sony Classical / CD - due 1/Mar/2019 ]
Alexander Krichel is a young Hamburg-based pianist who has recently gone through the round of international piano competitions. He' won first prize at the Steinway international piano competition.
Teatro Spirituale cover
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Alice Foccroulle, Reinoud Van Mechelen, Lambert Colson
Teatro Spirituale
[ Ricercar / CD - due 22/Mar/2019 ]
This recording transports us to Rome's Chiesa Nuova, the Oratory Church where in 1600 the premiere took place of the first spiritual opera, La Rappresentatione di Anima e di Corpo by Cavalieri. That pioneering spirit has inspired this programme...
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...
Imaginario: De un libro de música de vihuela cover
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VASQUEZ / WILLAERT / ARCADELT / DES PREZ
Imaginario: De un libro de música de vihuela
Armonía Concertada: María Cristina Kiehr (soprano), Ariel Abramovich (vihuelas de mano)
[ Arcana / CD - due 8/Mar/2019 ]
The brilliant soprano María Cristina Kiehr, together with lutenist-vihuelist Ariel Abramovich, presents her first solo album devoted to Renaissance music. With her broad experience in sixteenth-century polyphonic repertoire (in La Colombina and...
Praetorius & Schildt: Selected Organ Works cover
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JACOB PRAETORIUS & MELCHIOR SCHILDT
Praetorius & Schildt: Selected Organ Works
Bernard Foccroulle (organ)
[ Ricercar / CD - due 12/Apr/2019 ]
Bernard Foccroulle devotes his latest recording - the last of the anthology of Northern German organ music of the Baroque period - to Jacob Praetorius and Melchior Schildt, both pupils of Sweelinck. Praetorius and Schildt's music is not only strongly...
Schumann - Frage cover
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ROBERT SCHUMANN
Schumann - Frage
Christian Gerhaher (baritone), Gerold Huber (piano)
[ Sony Classical / CD - due 1/Mar/2019 ]
"This is an album to treasure and to savour - and to listen to again and again" Gramophone Editor's Choice Feb 2019.
Ophelia: Songs of Exile cover
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BRAHMS / BERLIOZ / SHOSTAKOVICH / CHAUSSON / STRAUSS etc
Ophelia: Songs of Exile
Clara Inglese; Élodie Vignon; Sébastien Walnier; Alyssia Hondekijn
[ Cypres / CD - due 8/Mar/2019 ]
Clara Inglese was twenty when she discovered the multi-facetted personality of Ophelia who breathes a special energy into her desire to sing. Today she imagines through a CD, from the 19th musical century, a journey between worlds, questioning...
Bach: The Well Tempered Clavier - Book II cover
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JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
Bach: The Well Tempered Clavier - Book II
Céline Frisch (harpsichord)
[ Alpha / 2 CD - due 22/Mar/2019 ]
Two years after releasing her CD dedicated to Book I of J.S. Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, Céline Frisch now presents the second volume of this musical landmark. Bach compiled Book II in 1744, twenty-two years after Book I. It took until 1801 for...
Liszt: Via Crucis cover
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FRANZ LISZT
Liszt: Via Crucis
Collegium Vocale Gent; Reinbert de Leeuw
[ Alpha / CD - due 8/Mar/2019 ]
Franz Liszt a 67 ans lorsqu'il compose le Via Crucis. Il faudra toutefois attendre 1929, soit 43 ans après le décès du compositeur, pour que le Via Crucis soit joué pour la première fois. Cette œuvre de la maturité est construite en 15 parties, qui...
Taverner: Missa Gloria tibi trinitas cover
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JOHN TAVERNER
Taverner: Missa Gloria tibi trinitas
Contrapunctus, Choir of Queens College, Oxford, Owen Rees
[ Signum / CD - due 20/Feb/2019 ]
Owen Rees leads early-music consort Contrapunctus alongside The Choir of The Queen's College, Oxford in performances of John Taverner's masterwork, the Missa Gloria tibi trinitas. A virtuosic work, it has pride of place in the Forrest-Heyther...
Complete String Quartets Vol2. "Revelations" op.18 no.2 / op.59 nos. 2 & 3 / opp. 74 & 132 cover
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LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
Complete String Quartets Vol2. "Revelations" op.18 no.2 / op.59 nos. 2 & 3 / opp. 74 & 132
Cuarteto Casals
[ Harmonia Mundi / 3 CD - due 15/Mar/2019 ]
After 'Inventions', 'Revelations' is the second volume in a complete set of the Beethoven quartets that breaks new ground: it aims to regroup the works according to their position within the three broad creative divisions of the composer's life - the...
J.H. Roman - The Golovin Music cover
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JOHAN HELMICH ROMAN
J.H. Roman - The Golovin Music
Dan Laurin, Höör Barock
[ BIS / CD - due 22/Feb/2019 ]
In 1728, the recently appointed court Kapellmeister Johan Helmich Roman was approached by Count Golovin, the Russian ambassador in Stockholm. Golovin was organizing a celebration of the recent coronation in Moscow of Tsar Peter II, and naturally...
La vie en rose cover
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DEBUSSY / FRANCAIX / GIRAUD / MILHAUD / SAINT-SAENS
La vie en rose
Daniel Ottensamer (clarinet) / Münchner Symphoniker, Stephan Koncz
[ Sony Classical / CD - due 1/Mar/2019 ]
Daniel Ottensamer has been principal clarinetist of the Vienna Philharmonic and the Vienna State Opera since 2009.
Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending, Greensleves & Job cover
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RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending, Greensleves & Job
David Jurwitz (violin) / Philharmonia Orchestra, Robert Haydon Clark, Barry Wordsworth
[ Alto / CD - due 20/Feb/2019 ]
"The much underrated Barry Wordsworth delivers a powerful and sensitive Job with the Philharmonia; David Juritz excels with the Consort of London in The Lark Ascending." BBC Music Five Stars
Borodin: Prince Igor (complete opera recorded in 1955) cover
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IGOR BORODIN
Borodin: Prince Igor (complete opera recorded in 1955)
Dragomir Ninkovich, Biserka Cvejic, Melanie Bugarinovich, Dragutin Petrovich, Dushan Popovich / Belgrade National Opera Orchestra & Chorus, Oskar Dano
[ Decca Australian Eloquence / 3 CD - due 1/Mar/2019 ]
"Popović strikes me as an excellent baritone, a muscular sound with ringing top notes. His is one of the best Prince Igors on disc - heroic and noble...Bugarinović has a dark, almost contralto-ish tone and no Slavic wobble" Gramophone Editor's Choice
Tan Dun - Fire Ritual, violin concertos cover
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TAN DUN
Tan Dun - Fire Ritual, violin concertos
Eldbjörg (Eldbjørg) Hemsing, Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Tan Dun (conductor)
[ BIS / CD - due 22/Feb/2019 ]
The first encounter between Chinese composer Tan Dun and Norwegian violinist Eldbjørg Hemsing took place in 2010 during the Shanghai World Expo, when Hemsing premièred Tan's Love Concerto. Both have strong roots in the rich musical traditions of...
Prokofiev: Masques - Sonatas for Violin and Piano cover
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SERGEI PROKOFIEV
Prokofiev: Masques - Sonatas for Violin and Piano
Elsa Grether, David Lively
[ Fuga Libera / CD - due 12/Apr/2019 ]
"Masques, the title of this CD, is a reference to Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet; it mirrors his visionary music, so full of wit, colour and drama, that expresses every possible human emotion. The thousand characters created by the music are both...
Haydn: The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross - Die sieben letzten Worte unseres Erlösers am Kreuze cover
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JOSEPH HAYDN
Haydn: The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross - Die sieben letzten Worte unseres Erlösers am Kreuze
Ensemble Resonanz, cond. Riccardo Minasi
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - due 22/Mar/2019 ]
Following an acclaimed disc of cello concertos and symphonies by C. P. E. Bach, the musicians of the Ensemble Resonanz continue their exploration of eighteenth-century orchestral music. For several years now, under the direction of its inspired...
Japan cover
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ISHIKAWA / MITSUZAKI / NAKAO TOZAN
Japan
Ensemble Yonin no Kaï
[ Ocora Radio France / CD - due 8/Mar/2019 ]
Refined pieces (vocals, lute, zither and flute) from the 19th and early 20th centuries, performed by the Yonin no Kaï Ensemble from Tôkyô (created in 1957) -one of the most emblematic Japanese traditional group.
Bach: Concertos For Pianos cover
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J.S. BACH
Bach: Concertos For Pianos
Evgeni Koroliov / Anna Vinnitskaya / Ljupka Hadzi Georgieva / Kammerakademie Postdam
[ Alpha / 2 CD - due 12/Apr/2019 ]
Over the past five years, pianist Anna Vinnitskaya has made three Alpha recordings dedicated to Shostakovitch, Brahms et Rachmaninov. Evgeni Koroliov is a great master of the piano, a great Bach specialist, whose recordings of Bach are an acclaimed...