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Mon 23 Apr, 2018
Silence & Music – Stanford: The Blue Bird; Elgar: There is sweet music; Vaughan Williams: Silence and Music; Howells: The summer is coming; Grainger: Brigg Fair; Vaughan Williams: Bushes and Briars: The winter is gone: The Turtle Dove; MacMillan: The Gallant Weaver; Dove: Who killed Cock Robin?; Grainger: The Three Ravens; Britten: The Evening Primrose; Warlock: All the flowers of the spring; Elgar: Owls (An Epitaph); Vaughan Williams: Rest
British part song, once performed and enjoyed by amateurs in home and neighbourhood alike, now seems a rarified genre, and this is perhaps...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Mon 16 Sep, 2013
Sonnerie: French Baroque portraits – Marais: Sonnerie de Ste. Genevieve du Mont de Paris; Tombeau pour Monsr. de Lully; Rameau: Cinquième concert; Francoeur: Sonata VI; Leclair: Sonate VIII; Du Phly: La Forqueray; Dornel: Sonate IV
Following their impressive debut recording for Resonus Classics, the Amsterdam-based ensemble Fantasticus continue their exploration of Baroque...
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