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Mon 20 Nov, 2017:
Richard Strauss: Oboe Concerto; Serenade in E flat major; Sonatina No 2 in E flat major

Russian oboist Alexei Ogrintchouk already has an impressive discography of Baroque and Classical concertos, to which this Strauss is a welcome...

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Thu 17 Aug, 2017:
Brahms: Symphonies – No 1 in C minor, Op 68; No 2 in D major, Op 73; No 3 in F major, Op 90; No 4 in E minor, Op 98

Andris Nelsons leads his golden-toned Bostonians in memorably supple, entrancingly organic and thrillingly alive readings of all four Brahms...

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Fri 07 Apr, 2017:
Dvořák: Symphony No 9 in E minor, Op 95 (From the New World); A Hero's Song, Op 111

It was Gustav Mahler who, in 1898, conducted the world premiere of Dvořák's A Hero's Song. It proved to be the Czech master's orchestral swansong,...

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Thu 31 Mar, 2016:
Abrahamsen: let me tell you

Most of us remember where we were at certain key moments in history, whether watching the miracle of the moon landing or cowering at the unspeakable...

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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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Tue 14 Jul, 2015:
Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer

Wagner’s ghostly tale of a blasphemous sea captain condemned forever to sail the high seas until released by the love of a virtuous woman receives a...

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Wed 27 May, 2015:
Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony, Op 58; Marche Slave, Op 31

Rarely has the doleful opening of Marche Slave sounded a more tragic note than it does here, and given that Tchaikovsky had the oppression of Serbs by...

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Tue 05 Nov, 2013:
Brahms: Piano Concertos – No 1 in D minor, Op 15; No 2 in B flat major, Op 83

In the accompanying booklet interview Hélène Grimaud promotes the idea of two Brahmses – the handsome young lion, and the wise, portly senior...

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Tue 11 Jun, 2013:
Dvořák: Symphony No 9 in E minor (New World); A Hero's Song

Dvořák's Ninth Symphony, the beloved "New World", Op 95, composed in 1893, with its haunting melodies reminiscent of American folksongs, is also his...

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