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[ XL Recordings / CD - released 20/Nov/2015 ]
Out Now! "My last record was a break up record and if I had to label this one I would call it a make up record. I'm making up with myself. making up for lost time. making up for everything I ever did and never did."
Dvorak: Cello Concerto / Rondo in G minor for cello & orchestra / etc
Alisa Weilerstein (cello), Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Jiří Bělohlávek
[ Decca / CD - released 21/Apr/2014 ]
"Hers is an interpretation of passion. It is by no means heart-on-sleeve but, rather, it is distinguished by well-harnessed vigour and attack, susceptibility to the music's lyrical heart." (Gramophone Award Nomination 2015 - Concerto)
Andrea Bocelli, with Matteo Bocelli, Ed Sheeran, Josh Groban, Dua Lipa, Aida Carifullina & Ensemble
[ Decca / CD - released 26/Oct/2018 ]
Presenting Sì: Andrea Bocelli's first album of new material in 14 years. It's a set of powerful, emotional songs, some featuring interpolations of classical themes (from, for example, Bach and Massenet), and an all encompassing positive message of...
[ Universal Music / CD - released 23/Oct/2015 ]
International superstar Andrea Bocelli returns with his new eagerly awaited album Cinema. Cinema celebrates the greatest movie songs of all time and reunites a team of musical legends including David Foster, Humberto Gatica and Tony Renis who worked...
GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel: Messiah (Complete oratorio)
Andreas Scholl, Barbara Schlick, Sandrine Piau, Mark Padmore, Nathan Berg / Les Arts Florissants / William Christie
[ Harmonia Mundi / 2 CD - released 1/Jun/2013 ]
"...an exhilarating account of the score under the American-in-Paris, Christie, who makes you hear the work afresh..." - The Illustrated London News
Volodos plays Brahms
Arcadi Volodos (piano)
[ Sony Classical / CD - released 20/May/2017 ]
"Comparisons become irrelevant in interpretations of such mesmerising honesty. An award-winner if ever I heard one." Gramophone Award WINNER 2018 - Instrumental
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...
TRADITIONAL / VICTORIA / CLEMENS / PALESTRINA / ALLEGRI
Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo) / Sistine Chapel Choir, Massimo Palombella
[ Deutsche Grammophon / CD - released 24/Nov/2017 ]
For the first time ever that a woman records with the Sistine Chapel Choir: Cecilia Bartoli joins the choir for one truly magical and mysterious track.
40 Beautiful Christmas Classics [2 CD set]
Choir of New College, Oxford, London Brass, BBC Philharmonic, Concentus musicus Wien, Kiri te Kanawa, etc
[ Warner Classics / 2 CD - released 29/Oct/2014 ]
Over 2 hours of Christmas favourites full of joy, peace, and goodwill for the festive season.
Christina Pluhar / L'arpeggiata, featuring Misia
[ Erato Classics / CD - released 8/Mar/2013 ]
"Misia is not exactly representative of traditional fado, and that is to the advantage of this collaboration, but paradoxically her singing here is the most traditional I have heard from her and she complements the rest with her very different timbre
Turn Up The Quiet
[ Verve Records / CD - released 5/May/2017 ]
Diana Krall's new album celebrates a return to jazz and the Great American Songbook and reunites her with Grammy Award-winning producer Tommy LiPuma.
MOZART / CHOPIN
Grigory Sokolov: The Salzburg Recital
Grigory Sokolov (piano)
[ Deutsche Grammophon / 2 CD - released 28/Jan/2015 ]
"From the beginning of Mozart's F major sonata, K. 280, the first of two included, the Sokolov spell is cast...here is poetic and intimate playing of the highest order." (Gramophone Award Nomination 2015 - Instrumental)
Classic Deluxe [CD + DVD 'Alone, Together - From Croatia']
Hauser, London Symphony Orchestra
[ Sony Classical / 2 CD/DVD - released 7/Feb/2020 ]
Hauser, the dynamic young cellist who rocketed to fame as half of the genre-busting worldwide musical sensation 2Cellos, re-releases his first solo album, now with a DVD.
J. S. BACH
Hilary Hahn plays Bach
Hilary Hahn (violin)
[ Decca / CD - released 10/Feb/2019 ]
"This is quite simply magnificent violin-playing, the sort that while you're listening to it convinces you that the music couldn't possibly be played any other way" Gramophone Recording Of The Month November 2018
W. A. MOZART
Mozart: Complete Violin Concertos
Isabelle Faust (violin) / Il Giardino Armonico, Giovanni Antonini
[ Harmonia Mundi / 2 CD - released 20/Nov/2016 ]
"her sound growing out of the corporate entity to glitter, coax, snarl and soar as required…[a] thought-provoking and eminently enjoyable cycle" Gramophone Award WINNER 2017 - RECORDING OF THE YEAR
Romance: The Piano Music of Clara Schumann
Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano) / Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Holly Mathieson
[ Decca / CD - released 19/Jul/2019 ]
"it is the performances of the two song transcriptions that show what a gifted musician Kanneh-Mason is." Gramophone Magazine Editor's Choice August 2019
DVORAK / ELGAR / SAINT-SAENS / HAYDN / BOCCHERINI / etc
The Very Best of Jacqueline du Pre
Jacqueline du Pre (cello) with Various Artists, Orchestras and Accompanists
[ Warner Classics / 3 CD Box Set - released 1/Jul/2005 ]
Few artists are regarded with as much affection in the musical world as the cellist Jacqueline du Pré. Her colourful life, tragically early death, supreme recordings and regular press and media attention as a result of several controversial books...
HANDEL / JOMMELLUI / LEO / MONTEVERDI / PURCELL
In War & Peace: Harmony Through Music
Joyce DiDonato (mezzo) / Il Pomo d'Oro, Maxim Emelyanychev
[ Erato Warner Classics / CD - released 10/Nov/2016 ]
"In War & Peace' finds DiDonato back on Baroque ground for the first time in a while, and it's a joyful musical homecoming. ..Drama, as ever with DiDonato, is everything. Ornamentation serves narrative first, ego second." Gramophone Award WINNER 2017
AULETTA / LEO / PERGOLESI / PORPORA / SCARLATTI / VINCI
Max Emanuel Cencic (countertenor) / Il Pomo D'Oro, Maxim Emelyanychev
[ Decca / CD - released 27/Jan/2016 ]
Gramophone Magazine - Editor's Choice - December 2015
The King's Singers Gold
The King's Singers
[ Signum / 3 CD - released 3/Nov/2017 ]
"The King's Singers turn out their characteristic, highly polished finish: diction is razor-sharp, ensemble and intonation are well-nigh flawless." BBC Music