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Tue 07 Mar, 2017:
Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, Op 40; Don Juan, Op 20

Paavo Järvi's new Richard Strauss series for RCA with the NHK Symphony Orchestra is launched in handsome style with a ripely engineered Don Juan...

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Wed 14 Dec, 2016:
Rott: Symphony No 1 in E major

A fellow student with Gustav Mahler in Anton Bruckner’s composition class, Hans Rott (1858-1884) left his mark on the symphonic form. Rott’s...

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Fri 04 Nov, 2016:
Berlioz: Symphonie fanstastique, Op 14; Rameau: Suite de Hippolyte et Aricie

Back in 1733, Rameau turned tables with Hippolyte et Aricie. Today it may also be radical to hear it played on modern instruments, as here. But...

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Fri 24 Jun, 2016:
Nielsen: The Complete Symphonies

As a belated reminder of last year’s sesquicentennial anniversary of Nielsen’s birth, this complete symphony survey also serves as a reminder of...

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Thu 26 May, 2016:
Ibert: Escales; Sarabande pour Dulcinée; Ouverture de fête; Féerique; Divertissement; Hommage à Mozart; Suite symphonique 'Paris'; Bacchanale

Aided by Chandos sound of almost startling immediacy and sumptuous realism, Neeme Järvi and his stylish Geneva orchestra give meticulously prepared...

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Mon 09 May, 2016:
Atterberg: Symphony No 3 in D major, Op 10 (Västkustbilder); Three Nocturnes, Op 35bis; Vittorioso, Op 58

The Third Symphony is one of Kurt Atterberg’s most popular works. As its title, ‘West Coast Pictures’, suggests, the symphony is a series of...

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Wed 30 Mar, 2016:
Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor, Op 85; Walton: Cello Concerto; Holst: Invocation, Op 19 No 1; Imogen Holst: The fall of the leaf

A quarter of a century and more has passed since Steven Isserlis recorded Elgar’s angst-ridden Cello Concerto with Richard Hickox and the London...

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Thu 10 Mar, 2016:
Rachmaninov: Symphony No 3 in A minor, Op 44; Symphonic Dances, Op 45

This 81-minute disc couples 24-carat Rachmaninov masterpieces, both late works, Symphonic Dances his swansong, written for Eugene Ormandy and the...

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Fri 19 Feb, 2016:
Schmidt: Das Buch mit sieben Siegeln

Franz Schmidt and his oratorio Das Buch mit sieben Siegeln, setting a text from the Book of Revelation, have long been overshadowed by associations...

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Fri 18 Dec, 2015:
Prokofiev: Symphonies – No 4 in C major, Op 112; No 6 in E flat minor, Op 111; Symphonic Fragment (1902)

The final instalment in Kirill Karabits's Prokofiev symphony cycle leads off with the mighty Sixth. Written between 1945 and 1947, it's arguably the...

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Thu 03 Dec, 2015:
Rachmaninov: Symphony No 3 in A minor, Op 44; Symphonic Dances, Op 45; Caprice bohémien, Op 12; The Rock, Op 7; Vocalise, Op 34 No 14

A strongly recommendable package, this, which reveals Paavo Järvi as a Rachmaninov interpreter of abundant flair, temperament and sensitivity. By the...

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Fri 30 Oct, 2015:
Bruckner: Symphony No 6 in A major

Pieced together from concert performances held in Frankfurt's Alte Oper during May 2010, Paavo Järvi's interpretation of Bruckner's Sixth Symphony...

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Fri 18 Sep, 2015:
Shostakovich: Symphony No 10 in E minor, Op 93; Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (Passacaglia from Act 2)

Here's the first instalment of three in a new Shostakovich series from DG featuring Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony. Entitled “Under Stalin's...

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Thu 06 Aug, 2015:
Prokofiev: Symphony No 5 in B flat major, Op 100; Scythian Suite, Op 20

A Prokofiev Fifth that for all its strengths seems to have a few problems getting off the ground. It’s not just a matter of tempo – Paavo Järvi's...

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