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Wed 07 Dec, 2016:
Handel: Messiah, HWV 56 (New Concert Edition by Sir Andrew Davis)

HIP-sters be warned: here’s a Messiah to divide opinion. Andrew Davis’s 'new concert edition' springs out of the speakers with all the glossy pomp...

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Wed 02 Nov, 2016:
MacMillan: Violin Concerto; Symphony No 4

Rarely has a CD of new music engaged me quite as much as this one has, the Violin Concerto (2010) – which melds elements of song and dance –...

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Mon 26 Oct, 2015:
Volans: violin:piano; Etude 9 (Eight Bells for Mary); viola: piano; Passi leggieri

Immediately obvious in Kevin Volans’s hypnotic new chamber compendium is the conflicting tug and tumult of deep, dislocating emotional currents....

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Thu 04 Jun, 2015:
Mahler: Symphony No 9 in D major

Mahler shows once again that he can be performed successfully in many ways. Myung-Whun Chung and his South Korean band provide surprises and new views...

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Tue 02 Jun, 2015:
Dvořák: Symphony No 1 in C minor, Op 3 (The Bells of Zlonice); Rhapsody, Op 14

Dvořák’s The Bells of Zlonice, pealed out by the horns at the symphony’s opening, is an impressively expansive and ambitious piece, with a nice...

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Wed 18 Dec, 2013:
Andrea & Giovanni Gabrieli: A New Venetian Coronation 1595

Paul McCreesh first celebrated this particular Venetian Coronation back in 1990, and has now revisited the occasion for his own independent label,...

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Thu 19 Sep, 2013:
Panufnik: Sinfonia di Speranza (Symphony No 9); Concertino for Timpani, Percussion and Strings

Opening with the clangour of bells, Polish/British Andrzej Panufnik’s Concertino for Timpani, Percussion and Strings, the latter intensely written...

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