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Wed 26 Sep, 2018:
Blitzstein: The Cradle Will Rock

Here’s an invaluable release for anyone interested in American musical theatre’s operatic leanings: the first full recording of Marc...

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Mon 18 Sep, 2017:
Dean: Dramatis Personae; Francesconi: Hard Pace

Has anyone done more for the trumpet repertoire in recent decades than Håkan Hardenberger? This latest offering includes two barnstorming pieces...

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Tue 25 Jul, 2017:
Pretty Yende: A Journey – Arias by Rossini, Delibes, Bellini, Gounod, and Donzietti

This recital of seven scenes and arias marks a significant milestone in Pretty Yende’s journey from the South African townships to a career on...

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Mon 20 Mar, 2017:
Borodin: Piano Quintet in C minor; Cello Sonata in B minor (reconstructed by Mikhail Goldstein); String Quartet No 2 in D major

A generous Borodin chamber triptych comprising two youthful offerings and a bona fide masterpiece. The Piano Quartet from 1862 is not without its...

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Thu 17 Sep, 2015:
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas

We’ve come a long way since Janet Baker’s glorious full-bodied take on Dido’s lament: here the instruments are stripped back to the barest of...

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Thu 03 Sep, 2015:
Simpson: 20 Ayres for two trebles and two basses; Four Divisions

Christopher Simpson (c1605-69) remains best known – to those in the know at least – as the author of a treatise called “The Division Viol”,...

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Mon 25 May, 2015:
Great Comedy Overtures – Works by Hérold, Nicolai, Wolf-Ferrari, Thomas, Rezniček, Flotow, Auber, Lortzing, Cimarosa, Adam and Cornelius

Eleven works, a playing-time of 80 minutes ... but what exactly is a Comedy Overture? Zampa by Hérold kicks things off, lovely winsome tunes,...

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Fri 07 Feb, 2014:
Berlioz: L'enfance du Christ

Berlioz’s The Childhood of Christ is the antithesis to his extravagant works, for although substantial in length (around 90 minutes), the composer...

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Thu 16 Jan, 2014:
Britten: The Turn of the Screw, Op 54

Based on Henry James's shadowy and equivocal by ghost story, this may well be Britten's finest opera, and it receives a plaudit-worthy concert...

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Thu 26 Sep, 2013:
Turnage: On Opened Ground; Texan Tenebrae; Lullaby for Hans; Riffs and Refrains; Mambo, Blues and Tarantella

72 minutes of Mark-Anthony Turnage’s music, including On Opened Ground, a viola concerto for Yuri Bashmet that Lawrence Power has made his own. Its...

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Wed 28 Aug, 2013:
I was glad: Sacred Music of Stanford and Parry

Here’s a milestone recording by any measurement you care to use. 'I was glad' marks the 100th CD from The King’s Consort and the debut of its new...

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