Latest News: Classical, Box Set Selections
A centenary edition from the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Robert Casadesus’s collected Columbia recordings, Tchaikovsky’s complete solo piano works from Valentina Lisitsa, and a comprehensive recorder anthology from Brilliant Classics.
A Berlioz anniversary tribute from Warner Classics, Wilhelm Fürtwangler’s wartime radio broadcasts with the Berliner Philharmoniker, a ninetieth-birthday celebration of Bernard Haitink, and anthologies of Idil Biret, Van Cliburn, and Leonard Pennario.
A comprehensive collection of César Franck, anthologies celebrating two great French female pianists, and DVD boxes exploring the careers of Claudio Abbado and Sergiu Celibidache.
Our Boxing Day boxes include portraits of Claudio Abbado, Maria Yudina and Willi Boskovsky, plus the complete piano music of Sergei Bortkiewicz.
Jaap van Zweden’s Ring Cycle with the Hong Kong Philharmonic, Colin Davis’s complete recordings of Berlioz with the London Symphony Orchestra, and collections celebrating Carlos Kleiber, Henryk Szeryng, Riccardo Chailly and Claudio Abbado.
The definitive Bach boxed set, an anniversary anthology from Deutsche Grammophon, and comprehensive collections of works by Hummel and François Couperin.
A collection of complete live performances from the great Swedish dramatic soprano Birgit Nilsson, plus anthologies from Gramophone Award-winners Neeme Järvi and Blue Heron, and a sumptuous set of Cecilia Bartoli's Rossini recordings.
Three centenary tributes to Leonard Bernstein, Marie-Claire Alain’s first complete Bach cycle newly remastered, and celebrations of Neeme Järvi, Oscar Levant, Claudio Abbado and George Szell.
A collection of RCA Victor and Columbia recordings celebrating Bernstein the pianist, Beethoven cycles from Philippe Herreweghe and Quartetto di Cremona, and boxes devoted to Tchaikovsky, Gounod and Reger.
A centenary celebration of Birgit Nilsson, two sixtieth-birthday collections from Harmonia Mundi, a budget box of Massenet operas, and an anthology of early performances of Debussy.
Collections from artists including Leonard Bernstein, Monique Haas, Charles Munch and Pierre Monteux, plus a comprehensive new WF Bach anthology on Brilliant Classics.
A birthday celebration of Christa Ludwig in song, two fascinating collections of Russian rarities, and a complete Beethoven symphonies cycle with a difference…
February heavyweights include anniversary tributes to Leonard Bernstein, Claude Debussy, The King's Singers, and Christa Ludwig.
This month's collections include Karl Böhm's complete vocal recordings on Deutsche Grammophon, a comprehensive Debussy anniversary box, and an 80th- birthday tribute to Swiss soprano Edith Mathis.
Our Boxing Day boxes include portraits of Mariss Jansons, Maria Callas and Eileen Joyce, plus comprehensive anthologies of recorder and trumpet concertos.
This month's stand-out heavyweights include comprehensive tributes to Leonard Bernstein, Luciano Pavarotti and Herbert von Karajan.
Chris picks out some highlights from this month's boxes, including sets commemorating the ninetieth birthdays (in memoriam) of a great cellist and soprano and the fiftieth anniversary of the foundation of The King's Singers.
Chris rounds up the best of the month's heavyweights, including a collection of recent Royal Opera House productions and tributes to Vladimir Ashkenazy and Paul Badura-Skoda.
Chris introduces the picks of this month's heavyweights, including collections focusing on Maria Callas, Daniel Barenboim, Rudolf Serkin and Joshua Bell.
Chris introduces the best of this month's heavyweights, including elaborate birthday tributes to two veteran pianist-conductors…