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 Recording of the Week, Andris Nelsons continues his Shostakovich cycle with Symphonies 6 & 7

by James Longstaffe

Andris Nelsons continues his Shostakovich series with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, with thrillingly detailed accounts of the Sixth and Seventh symphonies.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 22nd February 2019

by Chris O'Reilly

New recordings from Jaap van Zweden and the New York Philharmonic, Kammerorchester Basel and Giovanni Antonini, Vadym Kholodenko, and Lucie Horsch, plus the world premiere recording of Thomas Adès’s The Exterminating Angel.

 Presto CD, 56 new Sony titles added

by Flora Lucas

Highlights include recordings by Leonard Bernstein, Esa-Pekka Salonen, John Williams, and music composed by Glenn Gould.

 Interview, Kirill Gerstein on Busoni

by Katherine Cooper

The pianist talks to Katherine about his recording of the Italian composer’s gargantuan Piano Concerto of 1904, released this week on Myrios with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Sakari Oramo.

 Hi-Res Highlights, Hi-Res Highlights - February 2019

by David Smith

Includes new releases from Kristian Bezuidenhout, Jean-Efflam Bavouzet and Jan Lisiecki, and the beginning of what promises to be an invigorating Schubert symphonies cycle from Edward Gardner and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

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