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Fri 15 Sep, 2017:
Potter: Piano Concertos – No 2 in D minor; No 4 in E major; Variazioni di bravura on a theme by Rossini

Prior to his appointment in 1832 as principal of the Royal Academy of Music, London-born Cipriani Potter (1792-1871) had already amassed a sizeable...

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Wed 15 Mar, 2017:
Holbrooke: Concerto for violin and orchestra, Op 59 (The Grasshopper); Auld Lang Syne – Variations for full orchestra, Op 60; The Raven – Poem No 1 for orchestra, Op 25

Josef Holbrooke’s music hasn’t fared as well on disc, and less so in the concert hall, than that of his contemporaries, among them Vaughan...

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Tue 15 Nov, 2016:
Clementi: Piano Concerto in C major; Franz Xaver Mozart: Piano Concertos – No 1 in C major, Op 14; No 2 in E flat major, Op 25

Franz Xaver Mozart – born four months before his father’s death – led an itinerant life as 'Wolfgang, Jr.', piano virtuoso and composer of...

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Tue 15 Mar, 2016:
Steibelt: Piano Concertos – No 3 in E major, Op 33 (L'orage); No 5 in E flat major, Op 64 (À la chasse); No 7 in E minor (Grand concerto militaire)

Beethoven trounced Daniel Steibelt (1765-1825) in a pianistic duel that delighted frequenters of a Viennese salon in 1800, but his compositions...

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Wed 14 Oct, 2015:
Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 16; Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor, Op 22

These are persuasive, personable performances of two much-loved piano concertos. Vadym Kholodenko (2013 Cliburn Gold Medalist) conjures a likeable...

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Tue 14 Apr, 2015:
And the Bridge is Love: English Music for Strings – Works by Howard Goodall, Elgar, William Lloyd Webber, Vaughan Williams, Delius, Walton and Ireland

This is an appealing mix of the familiar and rare, of the substantial and slender, all most expertly and tenderly played by the English Chamber...

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Wed 18 Mar, 2015:
Rise up, my love – Choral works by Howard Skempton, Gabriel Jackson, Pēteris Vasks and Eric Whitacre

Formed in 2011, the Irish Youth Chamber Choir under director Greg Beardsell has been steadily positioning itself as a flagship for imaginative...

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Fri 07 Mar, 2014:
Clarion Call – Music for Septet and Octet: Michael Berkeley: Clarion Call and Gallop; Ferguson: Octet, Op 4; Casken: Blue Medusa; Charles Wood: Septet

Take my advice and make a bee-line to the captivatingly lyrical and consummately crafted 1933 Octet by Belfast-born Howard Ferguson (1908-1999) –...

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Wed 27 Nov, 2013:
William Vincent Wallace: Songs

Richard Bonynge has long been an eloquent champion of the not quite forgotten but certainly overlooked William Vincent Wallace (1812-65), history...

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Mon 17 Jun, 2013:
Beethoven: Complete Works for Piano and Orchestra

It's some measure of Howard Shelley's achievement that he more than holds his own in such a hotly competitive field with this profoundly rewarding...

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