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Tue 16 Apr, 2019:
Dennehy: The Last Hotel

Evidence of Irish opera’s current resurgence comes with The Last Hotel, the first of a projected trilogy by composer Donnacha Dennehy and playwright...

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Wed 30 Nov, 2016:
Stravinsky: Mass; Cantata; Ave Maria; Pater noster; Credo; Tres Sacrae Cantiones

Stravinsky intended his Mass as a work for choir with boy trebles, and the virtually unique selling point of this new recording is that trebles are...

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Wed 12 Aug, 2015:
McGuire: Entangled Fortunes; Elegy; Euphoria; String Trio; Quintet 2

A first encounter (shamefully so) with Glaswegian Eddie McGuire (b 1948) reveals a substantial talent and greatly whets the appetite for more. An...

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Mon 20 Jul, 2015:
McLeod: Moments in Time – The Song of Icarus; The Song of Dionysius; The Song of Phryne; The Song of Leda; A Moment in Time

Eighty-one this year, Scot John McLeod is belatedly receiving recognition for a body of work arguably unlike any of his compatriot peers. Separately...

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Fri 17 Oct, 2014:
Stanford: Organ Works, Volume 2

One perhaps needs to be an enthusiast to appreciate Stanford's organ music; there are certainly some gems (such as the well-known Postlude in D minor,...

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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...

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Thu 15 May, 2014:
Chopin: Piano Concertos – No 1 in E minor, Op 11; No 2 in F minor, Op 21

I hadn’t heard Ingrid Fliter until now. I’ve been missing something. Fliter’s playing here gives me the sort of pleasure I get from Uchida and...

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Tue 18 Mar, 2014:
Remember me my deir – Jacobean songs of love and loss

Edinburgh-based quartet Fires of Love specialise in Renaissance and early Baroque music. As with their previous recordings, this recital mixes songs...

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Tue 09 Jul, 2013:
Gál: Symphony No 2 in F major, Op 53; Schumann: Symphony No 4 in D minor, Op 120

Now here's quite a find. Austrian-born Hans Gál (1890-1987) took flight from Nazi Germany in 1938, eventually settling in Edinburgh (where he became...

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Tue 18 Jun, 2013:
Bizet: Carmen

Claudio Abbado's consummately paced and memorably spontaneous version of Carmen was set down in conjunction with a highly acclaimed production at the...

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