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Fri 06 Jan, 2017:
Beethoven: Complete Sonatas and Variations for cello and piano

Expect to find playing of the utmost relaxation here in Beethoven's three sets of variations on themes by Mozart and Handel, all realised with...

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Tue 15 Nov, 2016:
Clementi: Piano Concerto in C major; Franz Xaver Mozart: Piano Concertos – No 1 in C major, Op 14; No 2 in E flat major, Op 25

Franz Xaver Mozart – born four months before his father’s death – led an itinerant life as 'Wolfgang, Jr.', piano virtuoso and composer of...

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Fri 29 Apr, 2016:
Haydn: Six String Quartets, Op 50 (Prussian)

Haydn’s six ‘Prussian’ string quartets have not always received the attention accorded the composer’s other quartets. Listening to The London...

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Thu 14 Apr, 2016:
Tippett: The Complete String Quartets

Composed over nearly six decades – the first in 1935, the last in 1992 – Michael Tippett’s five string quartets are some of the most remarkable...

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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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Tue 19 May, 2015:
Flow my tears – Songs for lute, viol and voice by Johnson, Dowland, Danyel, Campion, Hume and Muhly

Recorded live in London’s Wigmore Hall in July 2013, this beguilingly bittersweet recital further enhances Iestyn Davies’s claim for attention as...

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Fri 24 Jan, 2014:
Britten: The Five Canticles – I: My Beloved is Mine; II: Abraham and Isaac; III: Still falls the rain; IV: Journey of the Magi; V: The Death of Saint Narcissus

Britten wrote some his most personal and affecting music within his five Canticles, which date from between 1947 and 1974. Richard Wigmore’s...

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