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Wed 19 Nov, 2014
Bach: The Six Cello Suites
There is much to like in these ripe, relishable period-instrument performances of music too often tainted by lachrymose dourness. Instead, Hoog...
Thu 16 Oct, 2014
Given its world premiere in Boston in 1949, conducted by Leonard Bernstein (a rehearsal survives), Messiaen’s ten-movement Turangalîla-Symphonie,...
Thu 22 May, 2014
Aho: Minea; Concerto for double bass and orchestra; Symphony No 15
Expect the unexpected from the Finn, Kalevi Aho, born in 1949, a hunter-gatherer among composers. This 78-minute collection includes Minea (2008), in...
Thu 08 May, 2014
Schubert: Symphonies – No 3 in D major, D200; No 4 in C minor, D417 (Tragic); No 5 in B flat major, D485
After its slow introduction, the first movement of No 3 takes off like a greyhound. The playing is crisp, the rhythms punchy. An Allegretto of...
Mon 13 Jan, 2014
O Riada Re-imagined – Seán Ó Riada: Mass (arr. Yanov-Yanovsky)
Seán Ó Riada was the most influential figure in the renaissance of Irish traditional music in the second half of the last century. Just as he found...
Mon 25 Nov, 2013
Szymanowski: Symphony No 3, Op 27 (Song of the Night); Symphony No 4 (Sinfonia concertante), Op 60; Stabat Mater, Op 53
Those who invested in the first disc of Valery Gergiev's Szymanowski symphonies might well need little persuading, but he has never struck me as a...
Thu 07 Nov, 2013
Schubert: Symphony No 3 in D major, D200; Symphony No 4 in C minor, D417 (Tragic)
We’ve had Schubert symphonies on period instruments before, but they seem not to have to been as popular a pursuit as Beethoven, or even Brahms....
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