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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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...
Heinrich Albert's Pumpkin Hut cover
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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...
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...
Isolation Songbook cover
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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...
Ysaye: Sonatas For Solo Violin, Op.27 cover
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YSAŸE
Ysaye: Sonatas For Solo Violin, Op.27
James Ehnes (violin)
[ Onyx / CD - due 26/Mar/2021 ]
Multi award-winning violinist James Ehnes recorded this album during lockdown at his home. Recording commenced in the early hours of the morning when all was quiet in the house. The solo violin, recorded in the small hours during these troubled times...
Rameau: Les Indes Galandes cover
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JEAN PHILIPPE RAMEAU
Rameau: Les Indes Galandes
La Chapelle Harmonique, Valentin Tournet
[ Château de Versailles Spectacles / 2 CD - due 26/Mar/2021 ]
With the creation of his masterpiece Les Indes galantes in 1735, Rameau renewed the genre of opera-ballet with the presentation of separate independent tableaux, to include a series of crazy love stories involving exotic peoples, treated in various...
Sculpting the Fabric cover
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Sculpting the Fabric
La Vaghezza
[ Ambronay Éditions / CD - due 26/Mar/2021 ]
Inspiration, energy and freedom compose the alluring menu of La Vaghezza's very first opus. The five instrumentalists of the young Italian ensemble, recent winners of the EEEMERGING+ scheme, sculpt one by one these magnificent pieces of 17th century...
Brahms: Trio, Op. 114 & Sonatas, Op. 120 cover
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JOHANNES BRAHMS
Brahms: Trio, Op. 114 & Sonatas, Op. 120
Miguel Da Silva (viola), Xavier Phillips (cello), François-Frédéric Guy (violin)
[ Alpha Classics / CD - due 26/Mar/2021 ]
Brahms's Trio op.114, originally conceived for clarinet (like the two Sonatas op.120), is presented here in its version with viola: 'Like all Brahms's works, this trio is a vocal, melodic piece. And the viola is perhaps the instrument of the string...
Fisher: Symphonies Nos. 1-6 cover
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JOHN ABRAHAM FISHER
Fisher: Symphonies Nos. 1-6
Petra Žďárská, Harpsichord Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice Michael Halász
[ Naxos / CD - due 26/Mar/2021 ]
Described as having 'natural genius', John Abraham Fisher was a significant figure in London during the second half of the 18th century. A virtuoso violinist, he also wrote admired stage works for the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden. His orchestral...
J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Consort - II cover
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J.S BACH
J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Consort - II
Phantasm, Laurence Dreyfus
[ Linn Records / CD - due 26/Mar/2021 ]
This is the second instalment in Phantasm's series of recordings dedicated to the keyboard music of J. S. Bach. The first was named a Chamber Choice by BBC Music Magazine and Prise de son d'exception by Diapason. This new recording explores further...
Java: Tembang Sunda - Classical Music and Songs cover
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Java: Tembang Sunda - Classical Music and Songs
Various Artists
[ Ocora / CD - due 26/Mar/2021 ]
In Indonesia, in the Sunda country (west of the island of Java), in about the middle of the 19th century, in order to entertain the princesses of the city of Cianjur, it occurred to a group of musicians, led by a prince smitten with poetry, to create...
Beethoven: Violin Sonatas 4, 5 & 7 cover
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BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Violin Sonatas 4, 5 & 7
Viktoria Mullova (violin), Alasdair Beatson (piano)
[ Onyx Classcis / CD - due 26/Mar/2021 ]
Viktoria Mullova's first album of Beethoven Violin Sonatas, Nos 3 & 9'Kreutzer' with Kristian Bezuidenhout, was reviewed enthusiastically by Gramophone magazine. ' The sound, in these familiar pieces has a startling clarity'; it went on to say that...
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.
Mozart: The complete multipiano concertos cover
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MultiPiano Ensemble, English Chamber Orchestra
Mozart: The complete multipiano concertos
[ Hyperion / CD - due 2/Apr/2021 ]
The Larghetto and Allegro in E flat major is mature Mozart-contemporary with Idomeneo and Die Entführung-but remains incomplete. Tomer Lev has finished the job brilliantly, making it the perfect companion for Mozart's official concertos for two and...
Lim Fantasy of Companionship for Piano and Orchestra cover
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MANU MARTIN
Lim Fantasy of Companionship for Piano and Orchestra
Susan Lim & Christina Teenz Tan (creators) Tedd Joelson (piano) / London Symphony Orchestra, Arthur Fagen / London Voices / Matthieu Eymard (solo voic
[ Signum / CD - due 2/Apr/2021 ]
Armonico Consort return to Signum with a collection of Handel arias, performed by leading counter-tenor William Towers. A noted soloist in both opera and oratorio, the programme is taken from roles which Towers has sung across his career in various...
McDowall: Sacred Choral Music cover
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CECILIA MCDOWALL
McDowall: Sacred Choral Music
Trinity College Choir Cambridge / Stephen Layton
[ Hyperion / CD - due 2/Apr/2021 ]
McDowall's keen sensitivity to text and her flair for writing vocal lines that are grateful to sing are just two of the virtues which justify the success of her choral music. Her original and distinctive voice is well served by Stephen Layton and his...
Handelian Pyrotechnics cover
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GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handelian Pyrotechnics
William Towers (countertenor) / Armonico Consort, Christopher Monks
[ Signum / CD - due 2/Apr/2021 ]
Armonico Consort return to Signum with a collection of Handel arias, performed by leading counter-tenor William Towers. A noted soloist in both opera and oratorio, the programme is taken from roles which Towers has sung across his career.
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...
Spain cover
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Spain
Franz Halász (guitar)
[ BIS / CD - due 9/Apr/2021 ]
A leading guitarist goes on a Spanish pilgrimage.