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Mon 21 May, 2018:
Brahms: Song of Destiny – Works for choir and orchestra

Being purely personal, if I ever had to choose one work from Brahms’s canon, it would be A German Requiem. That would leave me without Song of...

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Mon 03 Oct, 2016:
Rubbra: Tenebrae Nocturns, Op 72; Missa cantuariensis, Op 59; Five Motets, Op 37; Three Motets, Op 76

Best known for his towering cycle of 11 symphonies, Edmund Rubbra (1901-1986) also left us a substantial body of sublime choral music, some of the...

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Thu 18 Aug, 2016:
Rossini: Il viaggio a Reims

Commissioned as an entertainment for the coronation of Charles X, Rossini's Il viaggio a Reims has comedy, wonderful music including great ensembles,...

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Tue 19 Apr, 2016:
Monteverdi: Operatic Arias and Madrigals

This exciting issue includes various styles of madrigal, other songs and three excerpts from L’incoronazione di Poppea. There is also some...

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Tue 17 Nov, 2015:
Verdi: Aida

It hasn’t been many years since the death knell was loudly sounded for precisely this kind of high profile, top rank, studio-recorded, sung- and...

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Tue 19 May, 2015:
Flow my tears – Songs for lute, viol and voice by Johnson, Dowland, Danyel, Campion, Hume and Muhly

Recorded live in London’s Wigmore Hall in July 2013, this beguilingly bittersweet recital further enhances Iestyn Davies’s claim for attention as...

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Mon 23 Jun, 2014:
Juan Diego Flórez: L'Amour – Arias for tenor from operas by Boiëldieu, Bizet, Donizetti, Berlioz, Adam, Delibes, Massenet, Thomas, Offenbach and Gounod

Juan Diego Flórez’s latest recital disc is quite superb and his many fans will need no convincing of this viewpoint. Forsaking the Italian roles...

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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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Fri 08 Nov, 2013:
Britten: War Requiem, Op 66

Do we need another recording of Britten's War Requiem, or is the composer's own 'original' 1963 performance on Decca the one and only? Yes, and no to...

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Tue 10 Sep, 2013:
Verdi: Quattro Pezzi Sacri (Four Sacred Pieces); Ave Maria (1880); Libera me (1869)

Verdi's Quattro Pezzi Sacri have tended to partner the Requiem on disc. This recording will most likely, though not exclusively, appeal to those whose...

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Mon 09 Sep, 2013:
Monteverdi: Heaven and Earth

Love in all its many pulse-quickening, heart-stopping guises is the focus for this Monteverdi programme from The King’s Consort. Originally recorded...

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