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[ Verve / CD - released 7/Sep/2018 ]
Eight albums and 22 years since her debut Dreamland, Madeleine Peyroux continues to challenge the confines of jazz, venturing into the fertile fields of contemporary music with unfading curiosity. Peyrouxs new album, Anthem, finds the...
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
Bach: The French Suites
Murray Perahia (piano)
[ Deutsche Grammophon / 2 CD - released 2/Dec/2016 ]
"...I've only had this recording for five days but I predict a long and happy future in its company." Gramophone award WINNER 2017 - Instrumental
Noel Coward with Gertrude Lawrence and Margaret Leighton
The Plays & Poems of Noel Coward
[ Regis Forum / CD - released 30/Jul/2013 ]
A unique cinematic and theatrical figure, Noel Coward is represented here in some of his most iconic creations (Blithe Spirit, Private Lives, Brief Encounter)
BELLINI / GOUNOD / DONIZETTI / MEYERBEER
Dreams: Pretty Yende
Pretty Yende (soprano) / Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, Giacomo Sagripanti
[ Sony Classics / CD - released 3/Dec/2017 ]
"What a lovely sound Pretty Yende makes! Yende is in the same company as, say, Anna Moffo...She's certainly a great asset to the world of opera." ClassicsToday
JOSEPH HAYDN / C.P.E. BACH
Haydn & CPE Bach: Cello Concertos
Steven Isserlis (cello), The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen
[ Hyperion / CD - released 1/Sep/2017 ]
"Isserlis's 1998 recording [of the Haydn] remains classy stuff, but this has superbly trumped it." Gramophone Disc of the Month Awards Issue 2017
BACH / VIVALDI / BOCCHERINI / SAINT-SAENS / FRANCK / ELGAR / etc
50 Best Cello [3 CD set]
Various Artists incls Pablo Casals, Han-Na Chang, Natalie Clein, Robert Cohen, Jacqueline du Pre, Lynn Harrell, Steven Isserlis, etc
[ Warner Classics CD / 3 CD Box Set - released 1/Feb/2014 ]
This collection features a host of celebrated cellists performing 50 iconic tracks, from three of Bach's suites for solo cello, to a rare recording of the Arthur Sullivan cello concerto.
Scarlatti: 18 Sonatas Vol 2
Yevgeny Sudbin (piano)
[ BIS SACD / Hybrid SACD - released 18/Mar/2016 ]
"More than a decade on from his impressive debut on the BIS label - and indeed in our pages - with music by Scarlatti, Yevgeny Sudbin returns to the composer with a truly triumphant recital." Recording of the Month Gramophone April 2016
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
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...
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
A Star Is Born: Motion Picture Soundtrack
[ Universal Music / CD - released 5/Oct/2018 ]
The official motion picture soundtrack to A Star Is Born features new music from six-time Grammy Award-winner Lady Gaga and director Bradley Cooper. Featuring 19 songs in a wide range of musical styles, and 15 dialogue tracks featuring those moments...
[ 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."
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)
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
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...
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
PUCCINI / BIZET / DVORAK / OFFENBACH / DONIZETTI / VERDI / etc
40 Most Beautiful Arias
Maria Callas, Placido Domingo, Cecilia Bartoli, Kiri te Kanawa, Jose Carreras, José Cura, Angela Gheorghiu, etc
[ Warner Classics / 2 CD - released 10/Feb/2009 ]
Nothing stirs the soul and tugs at the heartstrings more than an inspired operatic aria. Warner Classics CD set 40 MOST BEAUTIFUL ARIAS collects forty of the most moving ones the world has known on this star-studded collection.
Neil & Liam Finn
[ CD - released 24/Aug/2018 ]
Neil Finn - he of Crowded House fame and the newest member of Fleetwood Mac - needs no introduction. After Liam Finn moved to London with his band Betchadupa, they split and he began a solo career, attracting worldwide acclaim with the I'll Be...
THE THREE TENORS
The Three Tenors At Christmas
Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Plácido Domingo (Tenor), José Carreras (Tenor)
[ Decca / CD - released 24/Nov/2008 ]
A unique collection of sacred arias and festive songs from the legendary three tenors. Christmas favourites include "O Holy Night", "Panis Angelicicus", "Ave Maria" and "Adeste Fideles".