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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 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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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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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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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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Wed 04 Mar, 2015:
Schubert: Schwanengesang, D957

After well-received accounts of Die schöne Müllerin and Winterreise (also on Onyx) comes this thoughtful, quietly challenging Schwanengesang from...

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Thu 19 Feb, 2015:
Schumann: Mein schöner Stern! – Songs on poems by Heine, Kerner, and Rückert

Thomas Bauer has a mellow voice and excellent control, and a fine understanding of Schumann’s style; some listeners may compare his sound to...

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Mon 20 Oct, 2014:
Bruckner: Symphony No 7 in E major

Bruckner more in sunlight than in half-lights is part of the return on investing in this stimulating new SACD of his Seventh Symphony as directed by...

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Mon 29 Sep, 2014:
Bartók: Dance Suite; Copland: Appalachian Spring (Suite); Stravinsky: The Firebird (Suite, 1919 version); Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis

The Park Avenue Chamber Symphony has a growing catalogue that includes all of the Beethoven symphonies alongside other orchestral standards; this...

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Fri 02 May, 2014:
Sarasate: Jota aragonesa, Op 27; Serenata andaluza, Op 28 El canto del ruiseñor, Op 29; Caprice basque, Op 24, Zigeunerweisen, Op 20; Spanische Tänze, Books 1-4 (excerpts)

A fiesta! This is music that enchants and exhilarates, full of Spanish sunshine, lovely tunes and with rhythms lighting up the sky. Pablo de Sarasate...

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Tue 11 Mar, 2014:
Schubert: Winterreise, D911

As beautifully sung as you would expect, and the playing – by the 'daddy of them all', the Gerald Moore of our day – is perfection. The autograph...

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