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Thu 07 Mar, 2019:
Britten: Choral Works – Choral Dances from Gloriana; Hymn to St Cecilia; A Hymn to the Virgin; Five Flower Songs; A.M.D.G.

Berlin’s RIAS Kammerchor has long been eloquent advocates for 20th-century British a cappella music, making this all-Britten disc under artistic...

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Fri 22 Sep, 2017:
Portraits: Works for flute, clarinet & piano by Chris Rogerson, Valerie Coleman, Guillaume Connesson, Rachmaninov, Paul Schoenfield and Philip Hammond

A new trans-Atlantic trio makes its debut with considerable aplomb in a programme that delights, stirs, moves and entertains in equal measure. Anthony...

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Thu 05 Feb, 2015:
Dorothea Röschmann: Portraits – Lieder by Schubert, Schumann, Richard Strauss and Wolf

Much touted as Dorothea Röschmann’s solo debut on disc (overlooking her 2000 collection of Handel’s German arias with the Akademie für Alte...

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Tue 02 Dec, 2014:
Bartók: Kossuth; Two Portraits, Op 5; Suite No 1, Op 3

This must be one of the recordings of the year. In the early symphonic poem Kossuth (which I have never heard better performed) we find the young...

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Fri 06 Dec, 2013:
Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Op 10; Simple Symphony, Op 4; Lachrymae, Op 48a; Two Portraits (1930); Elegy for strings (1928)

81 minutes of mostly early and precocious Britten (born 1913, of course!), opening with the ingenious Frank Bridge Variations from 1937 (Bridge was...

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Fri 15 Nov, 2013:
Bartók: Violin Concertos Nos 1 & 2

Bartók’s early Violin Concerto vanished for years after its dedicatee, violinist Stefi Geyer, rejected his romantic advances; having threatened to...

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