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Wed 01 Mar, 2017:
Brahms: Serenades – No 1 in D major, Op 11; No 2 in A major, Op 16

Jaime Martín masterminds most pleasing accounts of both of Brahms's youthful serenades with the Gävle Symphony Orchestra (of which he has been...

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Tue 17 May, 2016:
Dvořák: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op 53; Romance in F minor, Op 11; Suk: Fantasy, Op 24

Hamburg-born virtuoso Christian Tetzlaff brings a stylish composure, recreative flair and generosity of spirit to everything he does, and his...

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Wed 02 Mar, 2016:
Mahler: Symphony No 1 in D major; Blumine

Hannu Lintu’s Mahler 1 faces a crowded field, with another imminently expected from Yannick Nézet-Séguin in Munich on BR Klassik. The situation is...

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Thu 19 Nov, 2015:
Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988; Beethoven: Diabelli Variations, Op 120; Rzewski: The People United Will Never Be Defeated!

Perplexing indeed is Igor Levit’s performance of the Goldberg Variations. Portents arise at the beginning as expectancies of excellence in the Aria...

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Tue 18 Aug, 2015:
Sempre libera – Opera Arias by Donizetti, Gounod, Bellini, Bizet, Delibes, Puccini, Meyerbeer, Offenbach, Messager and Verdi

This SACD is a joy for the beauty and versatility of Miah Persson’s voice and for its variety of arias. After the jocularity of the opening aria...

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Mon 08 Jun, 2015:
Sibelius: Lemminkäinen Legends, Op 22; Pohjola's Daughter, Op 49

This is not Ondine’s first encounter with the Lemminkäinen Legends. Earlier versions on the label by the Helsinki Philharmonic under Leif Segerstam...

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Fri 08 May, 2015:
Beethoven: Piano Sonatas – Nos 5-7 in C minor, F major and D major, Opp 10; No 21 in C major, Op 53 (Waldstein); No 22 in F major, Op 54; No 23 in F major, Op 57 (Appassionata)

The last Paavali Jumppanen Beethoven set I reviewed for Classical Ear (on 27 May 2014) featured the sonatas Sonatas Opp 2 Nos 1-3, 101 & 106 (Ondine...

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Fri 25 Jul, 2014:
Sibelius: Lemminkäinen Legends, Op 22; The Wood-Nymph, Op 15

The big news here, for those who don’t already know it, is The Wood-Nymph, based on a poem about a hero who is led astray by dwarves in the forest,...

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Mon 16 Dec, 2013:
Hindemith: Concert Music for Strings and Brass, Op 50; Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Weber; Violin Concerto

You’ll have to be prepared for the disappointing, occasionally muffled sound of these live recordings from Hamburg’s Laeiszhalle in order to get...

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