Since you are interested in Tavener: No longer mourn for me & other works for cello, here is a list of other items that you may find interesting.
J. S. BACH
Bach: Goldberg Variations
Beatrice Rana (piano)
[ Warner Classics / CD - released 1/Mar/2017 ]
"Her detailing is one of the aspects that makes this performance so compelling, be it the bringing out of a new line in the repeat, subtle changes in phrasing, a touch of pedal - examples are to be found in every single variation." Gramophone
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.
Riley: Sun Rings
[ Nonesuch / Warner / CD - released 30/Aug/2019 ]
Kronos Quartet's groundbreaking 2002 collaboration with composer Terry Riley, Sun Rings, is available in full for the first time. Riley incorporates into his composition "space sounds" (plasma waves) that NASA had collected from the Voyager probes,...
Blake: Symphony - Voices
The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Bramwell Tovey
[ Atoll Records New Zealand / CD - released 11/Jun/2019 ]
A dramatic symphonic journey through T. S. Eliot's "The Waste Land", recorded live.
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...
Sing Me Home
Yo-Yo Ma (cello) / Silk Road Ensemble, with Lisa Fischer, Gregory Porter, Bill Frisell, and others
[ Sony Classics / CD - released 1/Jun/2016 ]
The new album from Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble will surprise and delight with imaginative sounds that transform the traditional musical landscape. SING ME HOME is the sixth album by the Grammy®-nominated Silk Road Ensemble and its founding...
J. S. BACH
Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Chris Thile (mandolin), Edgar Meyer (double bass)
[ Nonesuch / CD - released 20/Jul/2017 ]
"Thile and Meyer, with their backgrounds in bluegrass and American roots music, bring an appealing swing and spontaneity to the Bach…Ma draws a glorious palette of sounds from his cello, which sings and weeps and whispers" Five Stars BBC Music
ALFONSO X / YEHUDA HALEVI / JUAN del ENZINA & others
Hespèrion XXI, La Capella Reial de Catalunya, Jordi Savall
[ Alia Vox SACD / Hybrid SACD - released 28/Jul/2016 ]
"In short, this is a breathtaking achievement. It's the kind of disc that often left me in quiet astonishment not just at its ambition, artistry or skill, but at the way it tries to further the human story and enrich the experience of us all. Bravo!
Bruckner: Complete Masses / Te Deum
Isabelle Müller-Kant (sop) Daniel Sans (ten) Eibe Möhlmann (mezzo) Christof Fischesser (bass) / Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Heinz Rögner
[ Brilliant Classics / 3 CD - released 20/Apr/2013 ]
Described and caricatured as an eccentric and even as a late developer, Anton Bruckner, born in Linz, Austria, in 1824, is today considered one of the greatest late‐ Romantic composers. Famed for his symphonies - grand, epic creations that are...
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
CAVALLI / BONONCINI / HANDEL / MATTEIS / SCARLATTI / HASSE / etc
Jakub Józef Orliński (countertenor) / Il pomo d'oro, Maxim Emelyanchev
[ Erato Classics / CD - released 8/Nov/2019 ]
"He's no convincing bad boy...but this supple and sweet-toned instrument has plenty to bring elsewhere...Il Pomo d'Oro offer all their usual technicolour support and showmanship." Gramophone Awards 2020 Shortlisted - Recital
Strauss, (R.): Orchestral songs (Including 'Four Last Songs')
Jessye Norman (soprano) / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Kurt Masur
[ Philips Originals / CD - released 1/Jul/2007 ]
"The vocal command is irresistible. Norman brings heart-felt, deeply committed performances, at times larger than life, which satisfyingly expoits the unique glory of her voice. Excellent recording." Penguin Stereo Guide Rosette Recording
Pärt: Kanon pokajanen
Cappella Amsterdam, Daniel Reuss
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - released 24/Feb/2017 ]
"In striving to get to the essence of the words, Pärt has created 'a precious island in the inner seclusion of our soul', and Cappella Amsterdam under Daniel Reuss more than do justice to Kanon Pokajanen's distilled purity and sublime beauty" Gramoph
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 ]
"These gifts are matched by the maturity, honesty and integrity of Davidsen's approach. This album only reinforces the fact that she is one of the greatest vocal talents to have emerged in recent years, if not decades." Gramophone Magazine June 2019
BELLINI / PUCCINI / BIZET / CATALANI / VERDI / CILEA / GLUCK / etc
The New Sound of Maria Callas [3 CD set]
Maria Callas (soprano) with various orchestras & conductors
[ Warner Classics Maria Callas Remastered / 3 CD - released 1/Nov/2016 ]
Maria Callas - Unforgettable arias sung by the most iconic diva of all time - remastered for the first time in high-definition sound from the original tapes, for an unprecedented sound quality that shines new light on the voice of Maria Callas. Allan...
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
BACH / LISZT / CHOPIN / BUSONI
Stephen Hough (piano)
[ Hyperion / CD - released 26/Feb/2021 ]
Piano Sonatas by Chopin (No 2) and Hough (No 4) are the twin peaks of a typically stimulating recital which-as always from Stephen Hough-spans centuries and styles with assurance. How often do Liszt's 'Funérailles' and Gounod's 'Ave Maria' share the...
Paradisum - Serene Sacred Songs
Andrea Bocelli, Jose Carreras, Renee Fleming, Juan Diego Florez, Elina Garanca, Angela Gheorghiu, Anna Netrebko, etc
[ Decca / 2 CD - released 18/Mar/2016 ]
This 2CD collection brings together the calmest and most thoughtful sacred songs ever written, performed by the world's greatest singers including Andrea Bocelli, Luciano Pavarotti, Jonas Kaufmann, Anna Netrebko, Renée Fleming, José Carreras and Bryn...