Press enter to see results or esc to cancel.

Search Results for: "albert"

 

Wed 22 Aug, 2018:
Piston: Symphony No 6; Samuel Jones: Symphony No 3, Palo Duro Canyon; Stephen Albert: Symphony No 2

No symphonic tradition has coalesced into a recognisable signature so quickly or securely as that of America in the last century, as evidenced by the...

Continue reading

Mon 19 Feb, 2018:
Elgar: Violin Concerto in B minor, Op 61; Bruch: Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor, Op 26

Rachel Barton Pine lends enviably stylish, articulate and communicative advocacy to both these masterworks, and receives admirably alert, pliable and...

Continue reading

Thu 20 Oct, 2016:
Shostakovich: Suite on Verses of Michelangelo Buonarroti, Op 145a; Schoenberg: Kol Nidrei, Op 39

The first time I heard the orchestral version of Shostakovich’s Suite on Verses of Michelangelo Buonarroti was on a 1970s BBC Radio 3 broadcast by...

Continue reading

Wed 19 Oct, 2016:
Dett: The Ordering of Moses

Captured live at a Carnegie Hall performance in 2014, this first recording of The Ordering of Moses, a ‘Biblical Folk Scene’ by Ontario-born R...

Continue reading

Thu 25 Aug, 2016:
Prokofiev: Symphony No 6 in E flat minor, Op 111; Waltz Suite, Op 110

We have reached the penultimate instalment in Marin Alsop's Prokofiev symphony cycle for Naxos. Drawing some notably spruce playing from her eager...

Continue reading

Thu 18 Feb, 2016:
Ginastera: Estancia, Op 8; Ollantay, Op 17; Pampeana No 3, Op 24

The main offering on this first volume from Chandos of orchestral music by that doyen of Argentine composers, Alberto Ginastera (1916-1983), comprises...

Continue reading

Tue 26 Jan, 2016:
Dvořák: Stabat Mater, Op 58

One of the principal joys of Dvořák's maturity was his first concert in England (March 1884), where, at the Royal Albert Hall, this “Lion of the...

Continue reading

Wed 10 Sep, 2014:
Beethoven: Missa solemnis, Op 123

Truly one of the greatest paeans of praise in western music, Beethoven’s extraordinary (lung-bursting and Heaven-reaching) Missa solemnis gets into...

Continue reading

Fri 10 May, 2013:
Roussel: Symphony No 3 in G minor; Bacchus et Ariane (complete ballet)

These invigorating masterworks were bracingly essayed by Charles Munch back in the 1960s – and there was also a stellar account of the symphony...

Continue reading