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Stravinsky: Petrushka & The Firebird / Ravel: Miroirs & La Valse cover
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IGOR STRAVINSKY / MAURICE RAVEL
Stravinsky: Petrushka & The Firebird / Ravel: Miroirs & La Valse
Beatrice Rana (piano)
[ Warner Classics / CD - released 25/Oct/2019 ]
".. it is her sane, thoughtful music-making, inerrant in focus, often strikingly original and always from the heart, that sets her apart.' Gramophone Editor's Choice Dec 2019
Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 cover
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FREDERIC CHOPIN
Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2
Benjamin Grosvenor (piano) / Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Elim Chan
[ Decca Music Group / CD - released 6/Mar/2020 ]
"It's the kind of disc that makes you rethink these works and appreciate them all over again. And let's hope that this is the start of a wonderful recording partnership with Elim Chan." Gramophone Awards 2020 Short List - Concerto
Schumann - Myrthen cover
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ROBERT SCHUMANN
Schumann - Myrthen
Christian Gerhaher (baritone), Camilla Tilling (soprano), Gerold Huber (piano)
[ Sony Classical / CD - released 18/Oct/2019 ]
"Certainly a top choice for this wonderful cycle." Gramophone Awards 2020 Short List - Solo Vocal
Handel's Queens cover
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JOSEPH PHIBBS / W. A. MOZART
Handel's Queens
Lucy Crowe, Mary Bevan / London Early Opera, Bridget Cunningham
[ Signum / 2 CD - released 19/Jul/2019 ]
"This soundly made programme is both pleasing and intriguing." Gramophone Awards 2020 Short List - Recital
Korngold: Symphony in F Sharp / Straussiana / Theme & Variations cover
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ERICH WOLFGANG KORNGOLD
Korngold: Symphony in F Sharp / Straussiana / Theme & Variations
Sinfonia of London, John Wilson (conductor)
[ Chandos SACD / Hybrid SACD - released 30/Aug/2019 ]
"The playing of the Sinfonia of London is astonishingly brilliant, with Hollywood-dream glories in the string tone" BBC Music Magazine Awards 2020 WINNER - Orchestral
Veress: String Trio / Bartók: Piano Quintet cover
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BELA BARTOK / SANDOR VERESS
Veress: String Trio / Bartók: Piano Quintet
Vilde Frang (violin), Barnabás Kelemen (violin), Lawrence Power (viola), Nicolas Altstaedt (cello), Alexander Lonquich (piano)
[ Alpha / CD - released 13/Sep/2019 ]
"..some of today's leading young chamber players draw together a spellbinding programme from the byways of Hungarian chamber music. Once again Vilde Frang works curatorial miracles." BBC Music Magazine Awards 2020 WINNER - Chamber
Beethoven / Sibelius: Violin Concertos cover
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LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN / JEAN SIBELIUS
Beethoven / Sibelius: Violin Concertos
Christian Tetzlaff (violin), Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Robin Ticciati
[ Ondine / CD - released 27/Sep/2019 ]
If Beethoven's Concerto emerges as uncompromisingly provocative, Tetzlaff's Sibelius also errs on the side of danger…In many respects, a real knock-out." Gramophone Awards 2020 Short List - Concerto
Gounod: Faust (complete original opera production from 1859) cover
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CHARLES GOUNOD
Gounod: Faust (complete original opera production from 1859)
Véronique Gens, Andrew Foster-Williams; Benjamin Bernheim; Jean-Sébastien Bou /Flemish Radio Choir, Les Talens Lyriques, Christophe Rousset
[ Bru Zane / 3 CD/Book - released 23/Aug/2019 ]
"It also happens to be a terrific recording on its own terms...Rousset underpins it all with conducting that is fleet and dramatically engaged." Gramophone Awards 2020 Short list - Opera
An English Coronation, 1902-1953: Edward VII, George V, George VI, Elizabeth II cover
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CROFT / ELGAR / PARRY / WOOD / LUTHER / HOWELLS
An English Coronation, 1902-1953: Edward VII, George V, George VI, Elizabeth II
Gabrieli, Paul McCreesh
[ Signum / 2 CD - released 9/May/2019 ]
"One can imagine the virtuosity required by every contributor, at every turn, to make this a reality, let alone a dazzling triumph." Gramophone Awards 2020 Short List - Choral
Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice cover
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CHRISTOPH WILLIBALD GLUCK
Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice
Iestyn Davies, Sophie Bevan, Rebecca Bottone / La Nuova Musica, Davis Bates
[ Pentatone / CD - released 4/Oct/2019 ]
La Nuova Musica presents a new live recording of Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice, with countertenor star Iestyn Davies singing the title role. Once created to reinstate the "noble simplicity and calm grandeur" of ancient Greek culture, the opera continues...
Beethoven Violin Sonatas Op. 12 cover
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LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven Violin Sonatas Op. 12
James Ehnes (violin), Andrew Armstrong (piano)
[ Onyx / CD - released 8/Nov/2019 ]
Editor's Choice Gramophone December 2019
Gesualdo: Madrigali, books 1 & 2 cover
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CARLO GESUALDO
Gesualdo: Madrigali, books 1 & 2
Les Arts Florissants, Paul Agnew
[ Harmonia Mundi / 2 CD - released 7/Feb/2020 ]
"The sheer inquisitive delight that these singers bring to Gesualdo's extraordinary world indicates a very exciting series ahead" Gramophone Awards 2020 Shortlisted - Early Music
Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 5 cover
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LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 5
Martin Helmchen (piano) / Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Andrew Manze
[ Alpha / CD - released 13/Dec/2019 ]
As the celebration of the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth approaches, and following a much admired version of the Diabelli Variations (Alpha 386 - Gramophone Editor's Choice), Martin Helmchen has decided to record his complete piano concertos...
Peñalosa: Lamentationes cover
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FRANCISCO de PENALOSA
Peñalosa: Lamentationes
New York Polyphony
[ BIS SACD / CD - released 6/Sep/2019 ]
"It's wonderful to hear more music from Francisco de Peñalosa, and particularly pleasing that it comes on this stylish release from New York Polyphony complete with superb booklet notes by Ivan Moody" Gramophone Awards 2020 Short List - Early Music
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 cover
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LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5
MusicAeterna, Teodor Currentzis
[ Sony Classical / CD - released 12/Jun/2020 ]
"In this most celebrated of symphonies the players sound at times as though they might explode with excitement." BBC Music Orchestral recording of the Month July 2020
Dohnányi: Piano Quintets & String Quartet No 2 cover
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ERNO DOHNANYI
Dohnányi: Piano Quintets & String Quartet No 2
Takács Quartet, Marc-André Hamelin
[ Hyperion / CD - released 1/Nov/2019 ]
"...They allow every passionate detail to come across yet preserve a sense of nobility and innate grace that I always associate with Dohnányi." Gramophone Awards 2020 Short List - Chamber
Parry: Judith, or The Regeneration of Manasseh (complete oratorio recorded in 2019) cover
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SIR CHARLES HUBERT H. PARRY
Parry: Judith, or The Regeneration of Manasseh (complete oratorio recorded in 2019)
Toby Spence, Kathryn Rudge, Sarah Fox, Henry Waddington / London Mozart Players, William Vann
[ Chandos SACD / 2 Hybrid SACD - released 20/Mar/2020 ]
"Conductor William Vann, who avoids any suggestion of bombast or sentimentality, and builds Parry's great paragraphs so eloquently and with such assurance that you'd think he'd been conducting this music all his life" Gramophone Award 2020 Short List
Purcell/Blow: Elegy - Countertenor duets by Purcell & Blow cover
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HENRY PURCELL / JOHN BLOW
Purcell/Blow: Elegy - Countertenor duets by Purcell & Blow
Iestyn Davies, James Hall (countertenors) The King's Consort, Robert King
[ Vivat / CD - released 27/Sep/2019 ]
"This is surely one of the best countertenor performances on disc…This whole disc is a trove of bittersweet delights." Shortlisted - Recital Gramophone Awards 2020
J.S. Bach: St Matthew Passion cover
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JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
J.S. Bach: St Matthew Passion
Benjamin Bruns, Christian Immler, Carolyn Sampson, Damien Guillon, etc / Bach Collegium Japan chorus & orchestra / Masaaki Suzuki
[ BIS SACD / 2 Hybrid SACD - released 7/Feb/2020 ]
"The musicians convey it with infectious zeal...Generic early music politesse is relegated to the shadows" Gramophone Awards 2020 Short List - Choral
Handel: Samson cover
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GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel: Samson
Dunedin Consort, John Butt
[ Linn / 3 CD Box Set - released 1/Nov/2019 ]
"This new Samson now becomes the top recommendation: for its uniformly excellent soloists, its excitingly 'present' choral singing and, above all, its more urgent sense of theatre" Gramophone Awards 2020 Short List - Choral