These are the best-selling Classical titles this week at Marbecks and www.marbecks.co.nz.
HANDEL / PURCELL / BACH / TELEMANN
Alison Balsom: Royal Fireworks
Alison Balsom (trumpet) / Balsom Ensemble
[ Warner Classics / CD - released 8/Nov/2019 ]
With an album of celebration - both joyful and solemn - trumpeter Alison Balsom again declares her love...
J. S. BACH
Six Evolutions - Bach: Cello Suites (2017 recording)
Yo Yo Ma (cello)
[ Sony Classical / 2 CD - released 5/Sep/2018 ]
Sony Classical is proud to announce the release of Yo-Yo Ma's new album Six Evolutions - Bach Cello...
J. S. BACH
Bach: Works & Reworks
Víkingur Ólafsson (piano)
[ Deutsche Grammophon / 2 CD - released 1/Nov/2019 ]
A deluxe version of Ólafsson's two Bach albums. Johann Sebastian Bach has won five-star reviews worldwide,...
CAVALLI / BONONCINI / HANDEL / MATTEIS / SCARLATTI / HASSE / etc
Jakub Józef Orliński (countertenor) / Il pomo d'oro, Maxim Emelyanchev
[ Erato Classics / CD - released 8/Nov/2019 ]
Facce d'amore, 'Faces of love' follows Jakub Józef Orliński's first solo album, Anima Sacra, which moved...
[ Decca / CD - released 8/Nov/2019 ]
Golden Globe-winning operatic tenor Andrea Bocelli is back with an extended special edition of his best-selling...
VARIOUS OPERETTA COMPOSERS
Jonas Kaufmann Wien
Jonas Kaufmann (tenor) / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Ádám Fischer, with Rachel Willis-Sørensen (soprano)
[ Sony Classical / CD - released 11/Oct/2019 ]
Jonas Kaufmann's tribute to the immortal melodies of the world's most beautiful cities. Jonas Kaufmann's...
Brahms: Clarinet Sonatas, Op. 120 & Clarinet Trio, Op. 114
Marie Ross (clarinet), Petra Somlai (piano), Claire-Lise Démettre (cello)
[ Centaur / CD - released 15/Nov/2019 ]
A ground-breaking recording of Brahms' Chamber Works for the Clarinet and Piano, this is the new disc...
LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Ode an die Freiheit / Ode to freedom - Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 (CD + DVD)
Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leonard Bernstein
[ Deutsche Grammophon / 2 CD/DVD - released 4/Oct/2019 ]
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Deutsche Grammophon has remastered...
IGOR STRAVINSKY / MAURICE RAVEL
Stravinsky: Petrushka & The Firebird / Ravel: Miroirs & La Valse
Beatrice Rana (piano)
[ Warner Classics / CD - released 25/Oct/2019 ]
Beatrice Rana, in the words of the New York Times, is a pianist who "has ferocious technique but is...
HANDEL / BACH / CAVALLI / PERGOLESI / PORPORA / PURCELL / etc
Passion Jaroussky (3 CD set)
Philippe Jaroussky (countertenor) / Ensemble Artaserse, Paul O'Dette (lute), L'Arpeggiata Christina Pluhar, etc
[ Erato / Warner Classics / 3 CD - released 15/Nov/2019 ]
In 2019, Philippe Jaroussky celebrated 20 years on stage, and PASSION JAROUSSKY is a tribute to his...