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Mon 06 Aug, 2018:
McLeod: Out of the Silence; Percussion Concerto; The Shostakovich Connection; Hebridean Dances

Eighty-four this year, John McLeod’s profile continues to rise with a quartet of full-bodied orchestral pieces from Evelyn Glennie and the Royal...

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Tue 14 Mar, 2017:
Schubert: Four Impromptus, D899; Piano Sonata No 20 in A major D959

Artur Schnabel had an isolated field to himself when he recorded D959 in 1937. That field, though no longer isolated, still has space for musicians...

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Mon 15 Aug, 2016:
Schubert: Four Impromptus, D 899; O’Connor: Self portrait; Schlepper-Connolly: Was du mir warst; Sholdice: The dreams flow down, too

Here’s something intriguing, poetically intense and altogether involving as Belfast pianist Michael McHale’s juxtaposes Schubert’s four late...

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Thu 09 Jun, 2016:
Franck: Piano Quintet in F minor; Debussy: String Quartet in G minor

Composed in 1879, César Franck's smoulderingly intense and ambitiously plotted Piano Quintet requires considerable discernment of expression and a...

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Thu 01 Jan, 2015:
Alisa Weilerstein: Solo – Kodály: Sonata, Op 8; Golijov: Omaramor; Cassadó: Suite per violoncello; Sheng: Seven Tunes Heard in China

Kodály’s solo Sonata, Op 8, was long associated almost exclusively with the great János Starker – he recorded it a number of times – but of...

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Wed 27 Aug, 2014:
Richard Reed Parry: Music for Heart and Breath

Canadian indie rock band Arcade Fire has carved out a singular niche as an outfit that marries pop accessibility to compositional intelligence....

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Wed 08 May, 2013:
Chopin: Etudes, Preludes & Polonaises

Maurizio Pollini was just 18 when, in 1960, he won the prestigious International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, prompting Artur Rubinstein (the...

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