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Thu 07 Feb, 2019:
Lyatoshynsky: Symphony No 3 (Peace Shall Defeat War); Grazhyna

With a fiercely committed Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra in tow, Kirill Karabits makes a powerful claim for the Third Symphony (of five) by his fellow...

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Mon 12 Feb, 2018:
Dyson: Choral Symphony; St Paul's Voyage to Melita

George Dyson’s Choral Symphony (1910), composed when he was a student at Oxford, was only discovered recently and is here recorded for the first...

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Tue 08 Nov, 2016:
Stanford: Stabat Mater, Op 96; Song to the Soul, Op 97a; The Resurrection

Stanford aficionados and lovers of English choral music will want to add this attractive, warmly played, luminously sung recital to their collections....

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Wed 07 Sep, 2016:
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No 2 in G major, Op 44; Khachaturian: Piano Concerto

Unlike its forerunner, Tchaikovsky’s Second Piano Concerto has languished unloved and suffered unkind cuts – most prominently to the concertante...

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Tue 31 May, 2016:
Gál: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, Op 57; Mozart: Piano Concerto No 22 in E flat major, K 482

I've sung the praises of Hans Gál's music previously on Classical Ear (see my reviews – from 9 July 2013 and 12 June 2014 – of his first two...

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Fri 04 Mar, 2016:
Britten: Violin Concerto, Op 15; Korngold: Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35

Norwegian virtuoso Vilde Frang cements her reputation as one of the most communicative artists on the current circuit with this superbly stimulating...

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Fri 18 Dec, 2015:
Prokofiev: Symphonies – No 4 in C major, Op 112; No 6 in E flat minor, Op 111; Symphonic Fragment (1902)

The final instalment in Kirill Karabits's Prokofiev symphony cycle leads off with the mighty Sixth. Written between 1945 and 1947, it's arguably the...

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Fri 11 Sep, 2015:
Prokofiev: Symphonies – No 4 in C major, Op 47 (1930 version); No 5 in B flat major, Op 100; Dreams, Op 6

This is the penultimate volume in Kirill Karabits's Prokofiev symphony cycle for Onyx. Especially impressive here is the Ukrainian conductor's...

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Thu 19 Mar, 2015:
Dvořák: Legends, Op 59; Symphony No 8 in G major, Op 88

José Serebrier's account of the 10 Legends (originally written for piano duet) is an idiomatic treat, brimful of flexibility, innocent wonder and...

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Tue 24 Feb, 2015:
Howells: Stabat Mater; Te Deum; Sine nomine

Completed in 1965, Herbert Howells's Stabat Mater is a large-scale utterance of enormous strength of feeling, piercing beauty and radiant polyphonic...

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Thu 11 Dec, 2014:
Prokofiev: Symphonies – No 1 in D major, Op 25 (Classical); No 2 in D minor, Op 40; Sinfonietta in A major, Op 5/48; Autumnal Sketch, Op 8

Completed in 1925, Prokofiev's Second Symphony remains the most problematic and sheerly challenging of his cycle, so it's some measure of Kirill...

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Mon 10 Nov, 2014:
Vaughan Williams: Concerto for Violin and String Orchestra; The Lark Ascending; Elgar: Introduction and Allegro, Op 47; Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op 20

Recordings of Vaughan Williams's taut and crisply neo-Classical Violin Concerto (originally entitled Concerto Accademico and composed in 1924-5 for...

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Mon 07 Apr, 2014:
Dvořák: Symphony No 2 in B flat major, Op 4; Slavonic Dances – No 3 in A flat major, Op 46 No 3; No 6 in D major, Op 46 No 6; No 11 in C major, Op 72 No 7

Conductor José Serebrier has a particular fondness for Dvořák's early B flat major Symphony and is quick to extol its many virtues in the booklet....

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Thu 03 Apr, 2014:
Prokofiev: Symphonies – No 3 in C minor, Op 44; No 7 in C sharp minor, Op 131 (including alternative ending)

Prokofiev Three is the phoenix that rose from the flames of the opera The Fiery Angel and given an incendiary performance (Rozhdestvensky and...

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