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Fri 04 Aug, 2017:
Rossini: Sigismondo

This is a live recording of a rarely performed opera. Sigismondo (King of Poland) believes that his wife, Aldimira, has been executed on his...

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Tue 25 Jul, 2017:
Pretty Yende: A Journey – Arias by Rossini, Delibes, Bellini, Gounod, and Donzietti

This recital of seven scenes and arias marks a significant milestone in Pretty Yende’s journey from the South African townships to a career on...

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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 17 Jan, 2017:
Rossini: Opera Arias

A joyously sung love song from Demetrio e Polibio (Rossini’s first opera) opens this collection of Rossini ‘trouser roles’ sung by the...

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Thu 18 Aug, 2016:
Rossini: Il viaggio a Reims

Commissioned as an entertainment for the coronation of Charles X, Rossini's Il viaggio a Reims has comedy, wonderful music including great ensembles,...

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Wed 10 Aug, 2016:
The Soldier's Return: Guitar works inspired by Scotland

For this recital of works by guitar composers of the early 19th century (Sor, Guiliani, Mertz and Legnani) James Akers plays period 'Romantic' guitars...

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Mon 23 Nov, 2015:
Joyce & Tony: Live at Wigmore Hall – Songs by Haydn, Rossini, Santoliquido, De Curts, Foster, Kern, Nelson, Dougherty, Moross, Bolcom, Villa-Lobos, Rodgers, Berlin and Arlen

That the first CD is hugely enjoyable, wonderful Haydn followed by 19th-century Italian songs, comes as no surprise. Having heard recordings of other...

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Fri 03 Jul, 2015:
Saint-Saëns: Symphony No 3 in C minor, Op 78 (Organ); Symphony in A major (1850); Le rouet d'Omphale, Op 31

Saint-Saëns’s so-called Organ Symphony is always welcome – the composer designated it “avec orgue”: after all, the instrument is but part of...

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Wed 03 Dec, 2014:
Joyce DiDonato: Stella di Napoli – Bel Canto Opera Arias by Pacini, Bellini, Carafa, Rossini, Mercadante, Donizetti and Valentini

This is an exquisite collection of arias from the early nineteenth-century operas of Naples. Some are well known and others not. Exquisite because of...

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Tue 17 Jun, 2014:
Olga Peretyatko: Arabesque – Arias for soprano from operas by Mozart, Rossini, Bellini, Verdi, Gounod, Bizet & J Strauss II

This is Olga Peretyatko’s second recital disc and further confirms her as a rising soprano talent, still in demand largely within her native Russia...

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Mon 31 Mar, 2014:
Raff: Symphony No 5 in E major, Op 177 (Lenore); Overtures – Dame Kobold, Op 154; König Alfred; Die Eifersuchtigen; Dornröschen (Prelude); Abends, Op 163b

Enthusiasts of visual art respond to a vast spectrum of paintings. Works by so-called minor artists fetch decent sums in the auction rooms; that...

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Wed 23 Oct, 2013:
Rossini: Semiramide

This is an uncut, live performance. Despite its length, or perhaps because of it, it is completely enthralling. Alex Penda and Marianne Pizzolato are...

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