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Fri 10 Nov, 2017:
Mahler: Symphony No 4 in G major

I thoroughly enjoyed Ádám Fischer's Mahler 7 with his infectiously eager Dusseldorf forces (the first volume in a new symphony cycle, reviewed on 20...

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Wed 06 Sep, 2017:
Dvořák: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op 104; Klid ('Silent Woods'), Op 68 No 5; Bloch: Schelomo

Marc Coppey gives one of the most sensitively shaped, engagingly perceptive accounts of Dvořák's towering Cello Concerto to have come my way in some...

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Fri 01 Sep, 2017:
Ravel: L'heure espagnole; Chabrier: España

The earlier of Maurice Ravel’s two operas, L’heure espagnole (1908) shares some of the comic spirit of his later one, L’enfant et les...

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Wed 14 Jun, 2017:
Brahms: Die schöne Magelone, Op 33

Brahms’s 15 Romances from Ludwig Tieck’s ‘The Wondrous Love Story of the Beautiful Magelone and Count Peter of Provence’ make up a romantic...

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Wed 31 May, 2017:
Heimat

In his debut on Sony Classical, Benjamin Appl nails his colours to the mast as the pretender to Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau’s Lieder crown. He’s...

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Mon 20 Feb, 2017:
Mahler: Symphony No 7

Here's the genuinely promising first instalment in a new Mahler symphony cycle under the cogent and unexaggerated baton of Ádám Fischer (elder...

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Fri 09 Dec, 2016:
Jonas Kaufmann: Dolce Vita

The booklet will have you believe that Jonas Kaufmann’s latest recording will transport you to a sun-kissed Italian beach with a feel-good factor....

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Mon 19 Sep, 2016:
Brahms: Vier ernste Gesänge, Op 121; Lieder und Gesänge, Op 32; 5 Lieder nach Gedichten von Heinrich Heine

To say that Matthias Goerne is the present generation’s Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau is not to suggest that he sounds anything remotely like his great...

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Wed 08 Jun, 2016:
Dawn to Dust – Augusta Read Thomas: EOS (Goddess of the Dawn); Nico Muhly: Control (Five Landscapes for Orchestra); Andrew Norman: Switch

One thing is certain, that the Utah Symphony and music director Thierry Fischer are going places. This superbly recorded anthology reports a...

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Mon 30 May, 2016:
Ireland: Music for String Orchestra – Sonata in G minor, A Downland Suite, In a May Morning, Berceuse, Cavatina etc

Before you plunge into this delicate box of treats, you might like to look at the YouTube video of the performers preparing the recording of John...

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Fri 20 May, 2016:
Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor, Op 47; Suite, Op 117; Glazunov: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op 82; Raymonda, Op 57 (Grand Adagio)

The Sibelius concerto has served violinists well in their debut recordings: think Viktoria Mullova, Leila Josefowicz (Philips) and Angèle Dubeau...

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Fri 09 Oct, 2015:
Seiber: Tre pezzi; Dorati: Cello Concerto; Bartók: Viola Concerto (adapted for cello)

Here's a generous and typically imaginative programme from cellist Raphael Wallfisch comprising three rarely heard concertos by Hungarian emigrés in...

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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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Tue 31 Mar, 2015:
Geoffrey Bush: Concerto for light orchestra; Natus est Immanuel; Sinfonia Concertante; Two Miniatures; Finale for a Concert

Looking to have your spirits raised and musical taste-buds enlivened? The music of Englishman Geoffrey Bush (1920-98) could be your prescription. The...

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