Since you are interested in Trois, here is a list of other items that you may find interesting.
EDWARD ELGAR / GARETH FARR
Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor op.85 / Farr: Cello Concerto 'Chemin des Dames'
Sebastien Hurtaud (cello), New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Benjamin Northey (conductor)
[ Rubicon / CD - released 6/Nov/2020 ]
New Zealand composer Gareth Farr wrote his cello concerto after discovering some family history. His three great uncles left New Zealand to fight in France in World War I. All three were killed within weeks of arrival. Elgar's famous concerto was...
BUSONI / BRAHMS / REGER / FELDMAN
Igor Levit: Encounter
Igor Levit (piano)
[ Sony Classical / 2 CD - released 2/Oct/2020 ]
This is a very personal double album marked by a desire for encounter and togetherness. The programme includes rarely played arrangements of Bach and Brahms by Ferruccio Busoni and Max Reger, as well as Palais de Mari - Morton Feldman's final work...
YO-YO MA / STUART DUNCAN / EDGAR MEYER / CHRIS THILE
Not Our First Goat Rodeo
Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Stuart Duncan (violin), Edgar Meyer (double bass), Chris Thile (mandolin)
[ Sony Classical / CD - released 19/Jun/2020 ]
The music featured in this stunning album is so complex to pull off that the group likens it to a goat rodeo - an aviation term for a situation in which 100 things need to go right to avoid disaster
BRAHMS / DVORAK / HAHN / STRAUSS / etc
Morgen: Songs For Cello & Piano
Andrew Joyce (cello), Rae de Lisle (piano)
[ Atoll Records / CD - released 28/Feb/2020 ]
The return of one of New Zealand's favourite pianists. This is a special album for Rae de Lisle, who has created it with her son-in law Andrew (NZSO's Principal Cello) and daughter Julia (Principal Viola with the NZSO).
Elgar: Cello Concerto / etc
Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle
[ Decca / CD - released 31/Jan/2020 ]
Award-winning British cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason returns with Elgar, a brand new album of works anchored around Elgar's Cello Concerto - arguably the best-known work in the classical canon written for solo cello.
Brahms: The Final Piano Pieces
Stephen Hough (piano)
[ Hyperion / CD - released 31/Jan/2020 ]
"'One of the finest accounts of Brahms's late piano works on record, one that stands head and shoulders above most contenders in an ever-growing catalogue." Gramophone Awards 2020 Short List - Instrumental
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 from University of Auckland Lecturer, Marie Ross. Performed with original instruments from the period in the rarely-heard historically informed...
MOMPOU / DEBUSSY / ALBENIZ / RAVEL / FALLA
Iberia y Francia
Imogen Cooper (piano)
[ Chandos / CD - released 30/Aug/2019 ]
"these are compelling performances informed by the palette of Goya and undergirded with an inerrantly zesty rhythmic élan." Gramophone Editor's Choice October 2019
[ Flying Nun / CD - released 26/Apr/2019 ]
Aldous Harding's third album Designer is finally released as a fully formed body of work. The songs in this collection were all written on the road by Harding last year during a 200-date tour. Reuniting with John Parish, producer of Party, Harding...
LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
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 Beethoven interpreters working today. Over 4 hours of beautifully produced, expertly performed Beethoven in a handsome 4-CD hard-cover...
JACK BODY / JOHN PSATHAS / ANTHONY RITCHIE / TRADITIONAL
Music from New Zealand for Two Guitars
Jane Curry, Owen Moriarty (guitars)
[ Naxos / CD - released 1/Apr/2019 ]
Guitar works by new Zealand composers continue to display a richness of imagination and sense of colour that makes them intensely attractive to listeners. In 1990 Jack Body wrote African Strings, which transcribed music of the Madagascan valiha tube...
Schumann: Cello Concerto & Chamber Works
Gautier Capuçon (cello), Martha Argerich (piano), Renaud Capuçon (violin) / Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Bernard Haitink
[ Erato Warner Classics / CD - released 18/Jan/2019 ]
"Capuçon's impetuosity and thoughtfulness are complemented by Haitink's lifelong engagement with this music...Each of the [chamber] works is played with collective grace and elan by these crème de la crème chamber musicians." Sunday Times
J. S. BACH
Six Evolutions - Bach: Cello Suites (2017 recording)
Yo Yo Ma (cello)
[ Sony Classical / 2 CD - released 5/Sep/2018 ]
"I don't think he has ever made a greater recording and his personal booklet notes help provide a conceptual setting for his playing." Gramophone Editor's Choice Awards Issue 2018
Rachmaninov: The Bells / Symphonic Dances
Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Mariss Jansons
[ Br Klassik / CD - released 10/Aug/2018 ]
Two large symphonic tone poems by the Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninov can be experienced on this release: the four-movement symphonic poem 'The Bells' ('Kolokola') op 35, based on a poem by Edgar Allan Poe, for solo voices, choir and orchestra,...
Rachmaninov: Complete Symphonies (plus Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition & Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet)
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra & London Philharmonic Orchestra, Edo de Waart
[ Decca ABC Australian Eloquence / 4 CD Box Set - released 5/Aug/2018 ]
A newly compiled, generous 4CD collection of high-octane Russian orchestral masterpieces, celebrating the hundredth anniversary of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra and the firebrand musicianship of Dutch maestro Edo de Waart.
Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello) / City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla
[ Decca Records / CD - released 1/Jun/2018 ]
"A most rewarding CD then, sure evidence that we should henceforth be on the lookout for any performances, recorded or live, that involve Sheku Kanneh-Mason." - Gramophone
Make Way For Love
[ Caroline / Universal Music / CD - released 16/Feb/2018 ]
Known for his effortlessly distinctive voice, Make Way For Love, Marlon Williams' second album, marks his exponential growth as a songwriter. Throughout 11 original songs, he explores new musical terrain and reveals himself in an unprecedented way in...
DEBUSSY / DUPARC / FAURE / RAVEL
Secrets: French Songs
Marianne Crebassa (mezzo), Fazil Say (piano)
[ Erato Classics / CD - released 1/Feb/2018 ]
"Fin de siècle song from Duparc to late Fauré forms the basis of this impressive recital, Crebassa's tone and shading ideal in this repertoire, well matched throughout by pianist Fazıl Say." Gramophone Award WINNER 2018 - Solo Vocal
ROBERT SCHUMANN / CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS
Schumann & Saint-Saëns: Cello Concertos
Jacqueline du Pre (cello) / New Philharmonia Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim
[ Warner Classics Original Jacket / CD - released 16/Dec/2017 ]
"Impressively remastered, spectacular in its realism, with well-defined detail, superb warmth and body, and fine perspective."
A Very M3rry Christmas
[ Universal Music / CD - released 10/Nov/2017 ]
Sol3 Mio's first ever Christmas album! A Very Merry Christmas features the breathtaking voices of Pene Pati, Amitai Pati and Moses Mackay, this much requested album will delight their legions of fans and is destined to become a bona fide Kiwi...