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Thu 13 Jul, 2017:
Schubert: Arias and Overtures

For Schubert and the German music theatre of his time, words were of utmost importance which precluded florid singing. Unfortunately for the composer,...

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Tue 05 Jul, 2016:
Mondonville: Grands Motets – De profundis (1748); Magnus Dominus (1734); Nisi Dominus (1743); Cantate Domino (1743)

A younger contemporary of Rameau, Jean-Joseph Cassanéa de Mondonville (1711-72) enjoyed considerable success in his lifetime as a violinist with the...

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Tue 05 Jan, 2016:
Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice – Original Version (Vienna 1762); Highlights from Revised Version (Paris 1774)

Here’s an opportunity to compare two versions of Gluck’s Orfeo with a complete performance of the original 1762 Vienna version on two CDs and a...

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Wed 07 Oct, 2015:
Mendelssohn: Symphonies – No 4 in A major, Op 90 (Italian); No 5 in D minor, Op 107 (Reformation)

One of Mendelssohn’s most popular works, the Italian Symphony receives a bracing performance, not as relaxed or as sunny as others, with some...

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Tue 04 Aug, 2015:
Orfeo[s] – Italian & French Cantatas by Pergolesi, Alessandro Scarlatti, Clerambeault and Rameau

Korean soprano Sunhae Im, backed by the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, essays four versions of the Orpheus story from the Italian and French Baroque...

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Wed 11 Mar, 2015:
Brahms: Serenades – No 1 in D major, Op 11; No 2 in A major, Op 16

There is much that is thought-provoking about this scrupulously prepared music-making. Riccardo Chailly's distinctively spry, punchy and energetic way...

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Fri 19 Sep, 2014:
Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No 1, Op 35; Violin Concerto No 2, Op 61; Myths, Op 30

We are not short of superlative versions of this entrancing repertoire. In the concertos both the Zehetmair/Rattle and Zimmermann/Wit partnerships...

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Mon 28 Jul, 2014:
Caccini: L'Euridice

Rinaldo Alessandrini and his period-instrument Concerto Italiano have recorded a great deal of early baroque opera before, but Caccini’s...

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Mon 09 Sep, 2013:
Monteverdi: Heaven and Earth

Love in all its many pulse-quickening, heart-stopping guises is the focus for this Monteverdi programme from The King’s Consort. Originally recorded...

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