These are the best-selling Classical titles this week at Marbecks and www.marbecks.co.nz.
Krutoy: Romanza (Deluxe Edition)
Anna Netrebko (soprano) & Yusif Eyvazov (tenor) / Session Orchestra London, Ben Foster
[ Deutsche Grammophon / 2 CD - released 8/Sep/2017 ]
Romanza is a double album and is completed by a bonus disc of popular classical arias from Anna's extensive...
BOITO / CATALANI / CILEA / GIORDANO / LEONCAVLLO / PUCCINI
Anna Netrebko: Verismo
Anna Netrebko (soprano) / Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Antonio Pappano, with Yusif Eyvazov (tenor)
[ Deutche Grammophon / CD - released 9/Sep/2016 ]
The "Diva Assoluta del Mondo" (Opera News) is back, as you have never heard her before! With VERISMO...
GOUNOD / MASSENET / THOMAS / BIZET / OFFENBACH / MASSENET / etc
L'Opéra: 19th Century French opera arias & duets
Jonas Kaufmann (tenor) with Sonya Yoncheva (soprano) & Ludovic Tézier (baritone) / Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Bertrand de Billy
[ Sony Classical / CD - released 1/Oct/2017 ]
Jonas Kaufmann pays homage to a magnificent era of opera that defined musical splendor and elegance,...
GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel Goes Wild
Christina Pluhar / L'arpeggiata, featuring Valer Sabadus (counter-tenor) & Nuria Rial (soprano)
[ Erato Classics / CD - released 22/Aug/2017 ]
With Händel Goes Wild Christina Pluhar and her ensemble L'Arpeggiata once again embark on some musical...
LUGWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Triple Concerto / Choral Fantasia
Itzhak Perlman (violin), Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Daniel Barenboim (piano) / Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim
[ Warner Classics / CD - released 6/Feb/2017 ]
"They perform with the most tender expression in the slow movement, and there are fireworks from all...
Jenkins: Cantata Memoria - For The Children (In Memory of Aberfan 1966)
Bryn Terfel, Elin Manahan Thomas, Catrin Finch, David Childs, Sinfonia Cymru
[ Deutche Grammophon / CD - released 7/Oct/2016 ]
'Cantata Memoria' commemorates through new music the Aberfan tragedy of 21 October 1966, when 116 children...
J. S. BACH
Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Chris Thile (mandolin), Edgar Meyer (double bass)
[ Nonesuch / CD - released 20/Jul/2017 ]
Nonesuch Records releases an album of Bach works recorded by cellist Yo-Yo Ma, mandolinist Chris Thile,...
Sol3 Mio - The International Version CD
[ Universal Music / CD - released 14/Nov/2014 ]
A brand new version of Sol3 Mio, the number 1 multi-platinum debut album, updated with 4 brand new tracks...
Jayne Tankersley (vocals) with Philip Griffin (guitar, theorbo), Rachael Griffiths-Hughes (harpsichord), & others
[ Atoll Records / CD - released 22/Sep/2017 ]
Praised as 'inspired programmers' by Metro Magazine, early music ensemble Affetto were formed in 2010...
Sibelius: Scenes historiques I and II / King Christian II Suite
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Pietari Inkinen
[ Naxos / CD - released 26/Jan/2008 ]
Sibelius's first set of Scènes historiques forms a suite taken from music for a patriotic pageant, staged...