These are the best-selling Classical titles this week at Marbecks and www.marbecks.co.nz.
Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) with various guests
Pavarotti - The Greatest Hits
[ Decca Music Group / 3 CD - released 27/Jun/2019 ]
The very best of Luciano Pavarotti - the world's greatest tenor. This package includes a 20 page photo...
Beethoven: The Violin Sonatas
Bella Hristova (violin), Michael Houstoun (piano)
[ Rattle Records / 4 CD - released 26/Apr/2019 ]
The complete Beethoven violin sonatas, 33 wonderful pieces of music, performed by two of the greatest...
Romance: The Piano Music of Clara Schumann
Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano) / Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Holly Mathieson
[ Decca / CD - released 19/Jul/2019 ]
Rising pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason illuminates the world of her musical heroine, Clara Schumann, in her...
Play-Pen: Dramatic Miniatures For Chamber Ensemble
Christina Wilson (voice), Liam Wooding (piano), Luca Manghi (flute), Ben Hoadley (bassoon)
[ Atoll Records / CD - released 17/May/2019 ]
A varied recording of engaging and characterful new music by Janet Jennings, performed by Christina...
RICHARD WAGNER / RICHARD STRAUSS
Lise Davidsen sings Wagner and Strauss
Lise Davidsen (soprano) / Philharmonia Orchestra, Esa-Pekka Salonen
[ Decca Music Group / CD - released 20/Jun/2019 ]
A selection of Richard Strauss's most-loved lieder and songs, and Elisabeth's arias from Wagner's Tannhäuser,...
Raphaela Gromes (cello), Wen-Sinn Yang (cello), Julian Riem (piano)
[ Sony Classical / CD - released 14/Jun/2019 ]
On 20 June 1819, 200 years ago, the famous composer Jaques Offenbach was born "Jakob" Offenbach in Cologne. The...
W. A. MOZART / GABRIEL FAURE / ANTONIN DVORAK / DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH
The New York Concert - Evgeny Kissin & Emerson Quartet
Evgeny Kissin (piano) / Emerson Quartet
[ Deutsche Grammophon / 2 CD - released 1/Jun/2019 ]
• Pianist Evgeny Kissin is teaming up with Emerson String Quartet for a chamber music live recording...
THE THREE TENORS
Three (3) Tenors In Concert 1990 [The original recording]
Jose Carreras, Placido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti / Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Zubin Mehta
[ Decca Records / CD - released 12/Dec/1999 ]
On the evening of July 7, 1990, an `impossible dream' came true: the three greatest tenors of the day...
[ Deutche Grammophon / CD - released 29/Mar/2019 ]
Lang Lang returns with his brand new solo album 'Piano Book' - a collection of pieces which first inspired...
Glass: Piano Works
Víkingur Ólafsson (piano) / Siggi String Quartet
[ Deutsche Grammophon / CD - released 1/May/2017 ]
This is a tribute to the master of minimal music, legendary Philip Glass, who turned 80 on 31.01.2017....