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Fri 17 Aug, 2018:
Diamond: Symphony No 6; Rounds for String Orchestra; Romeo and Juliet

Composed in the decade from 1944, the three works here – examples of 20th-century American symphonic music at its most acutely lyrical, relaxed and...

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Mon 04 Sep, 2017:
Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony, Op 58

Volume Two in Semyon Bychkov's 'Tchaikovsky Project' for Decca Classics repeats the success of its predecessor (a superb coupling of the Pathétique...

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Mon 05 Dec, 2016:
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Op 64

The finest Prokofiev Romeo & Juliet we’ve had since Gennadi Rozhdestvensky’s Bolshoi recording from the 1950s (Melodiya), and I’m not forgetting...

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Thu 17 Nov, 2016:
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 6 in B minor, Op 74 (Pathétique); Romeo and Juliet – Fantasy Overture, Op 32

Dignified, compassionate and keenly proportioned readings of these two Tchaikovsky masterworks. Semyon Bychkov's way with the Pathétique Symphony may...

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Fri 16 Oct, 2015:
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op 14; Lélio, ou Le Retour à la vie

Versions of Berlioz’s Lélio – a sequel to the Symphonie fantastique with plentiful unaccompanied spoken dialogue (around 20 minutes’ worth in...

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Thu 09 Jul, 2015:
Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italien, Op 45; Romeo and Juliet – Fantasy Overture; Francesca da Rimini, Op 32; 1812 Overture, Op 49

The brass commands sonorous attention to introduce the colourful musical postcard that is Capriccio Italien, given full character and impetuous dash...

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Wed 20 Aug, 2014:
Vittorio Grigòlo – The Romantic Hero: Arias by Massenet, Gounod, Bizet, Meyerbeer, Halévy and Offenbach

This is a specially recorded, agreeably contrasted album of French arias allowing Vittorio Grigòlo to show how well he can portray different moods...

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Mon 23 Jun, 2014:
Juan Diego Flórez: L'Amour – Arias for tenor from operas by Boiëldieu, Bizet, Donizetti, Berlioz, Adam, Delibes, Massenet, Thomas, Offenbach and Gounod

Juan Diego Flórez’s latest recital disc is quite superb and his many fans will need no convincing of this viewpoint. Forsaking the Italian roles...

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Thu 25 Jul, 2013:
Claudio Abbado: The Decca Years – Music by Beethoven, Brahms, Bruckner, Hindemith, Janáček, Mendelssohn, Prokofiev and Verdi

Nostalgic collectors will devour this beautifully presented Decca box, which serves as a handsome reminder of what a prodigious, burgeoning talent...

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