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Latest News: Classical, New Release Round-up

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 14th December 2018

by Chris O'Reilly

Includes recordings from Jordi Savall, Martha Argerich, Mischa Maisky, and Stephen Costello.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 7th December 2018

by Chris O'Reilly

Naive’s Vivaldi Edition continues in style with Il Giustino, the Quatuor Ébène’s former viola-player conducts some exhilarating Mozart, and Gottfried von der Goltz supersizes Corelli.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 30th November 2018

by Chris O'Reilly

Verdi from Fabio Biondi (yes, really!), Berlioz from Michael Tilson Thomas and the late Sir Colin Davis, and Debussy centenary tributes from pianists Javier Perianes and Roger Muraro.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 23rd November 2018

by James Longstaffe

Highlights from Porpora’s Christmas Oratorio, Handel from Sabine Devieilhe and Léa Desandre, Debussy and Ravel from Joseph Moog, and the final instalment of Chloë Hanslip and Danny Driver’s Beethoven Violin Sonatas.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 16th November 2018

by Chris O'Reilly

Schumann from Christian Gerhaher and Gerold Huber, Mahler from Daniel Harding, and Sir David McVicar's staging of Bellini's Norma from the Metropolitan Opera, starring Sondra Radvanovsky, Joyce DiDonato and Joseph Calleja.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 9th November 2018

by Chris O'Reilly

The final instalment of Jaap van Zweden’s excellent Ring Cycle with the Hong Kong Philharmonic, thrillingly raw Beethoven from Maxim Emelyanychev, Mozart from Faust and Melnikov, and Christopher Maltman’s role-debut as Berg's Wozzeck.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 2nd November 2018

by Chris O'Reilly

A landmark account of Handel’s Serse starring Franco Fagioli, Elgar from Sir Mark Elder and Sir Andrew Davis, and the latest instalment of Naïve’s Vivaldi Edition from Fabio Biondi and Europa Galante.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 26th October 2018

by Chris O'Reilly

Today's new releases include Bach from Giuliano Carmignola, Debussy from Nikolai Lugansky, and the debut solo recording of Polish countertenor Jakub Józef Orliński.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 19th October 2018

by Chris O'Reilly

Today's new recordings include Stravinsky from Valery Gergiev, Tchaikovsky from Vladimir Jurowski, and Schubert from René Jacobs.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 12th October 2018

by Chris O'Reilly

Today's new recordings include Bach from Kim Kashkashian, Beethoven from Alexandre Tharaud, and Schubert from Sir John Tomlinson.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-up - 5th October 2018

by Chris O'Reilly

Today's new releases include solo Bach from Hilary Hahn, Shostakovich from Gianandrea Noseda and the LSO, Mahler from Adam Fischer and Chopin from Ingrid Fliter.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 28th September 2018

by Chris O'Reilly

Mahler from Mariss Jansons, Pärt from Viktoria Mullova and Paavo Järvi, Chopin and Schubert from Steven isserlis, and Klemperer from the Richard Itter archives.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 21st September 2018

by Chris O'Reilly

A Viennese-themed recital from Barbara Hannigan, an album of real contrasts from young Scottish guitarist Sean Shibe, dramatic tenor Stuart Skelton’s debut solo recording, and the first instalment of an intriguing new project from the Danish String Quartet.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 14th September 2018

by Chris O'Reilly

A live Wigmore Hall recital from Joyce DiDonato and the Brentano Quartet, Bartók and Enescu from Vilde Frang and friends, and Deborah Warner’s spectacular staging of Billy Budd from the Teatro Real Madrid.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 7th September 2018

by Chris O'Reilly

Finzi from Paul Watkins, Chopin from Leif Ove Andsnes, Broadway songs from Renée Fleming, and the first commercial recording of Gounod’s final opera, Le tribut de Zamora.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 31st August 2018

by Chris O'Reilly

Mahler from Simon Rattle, Stenhammar from Neeme Järvi, Brahms and Schubert from John Eliot Gardiner, and Matthias Goerne’s first recorded Wozzeck.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 24th August 2018

by Chris O'Reilly

An all-French recital from Alice Sara Ott, an impressive and innovative debut album from soprano Nadine Sierra, and a second Brahms recording from Cyprien Katsaris and Hélène Mercier.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 17th August 2018

by Chris O'Reilly

Beethoven from the Elias Quartet, Mendelssohn from Anima Eterna Brugge, a friends-and-family affair from Mischa Maisky, and a fascinating collection of chamber works from the Russian-British composer Alissa Firsova.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 10th August 2018

by Katherine Cooper

Penderecki from Anne-Sophie Mutter, Bernstein from Antonio Pappano, Mozart from Daniel Barenboim and friends/family, plus the first commercial recording of an English Romantic opera conducted by Richard Bonynge.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-up - 3rd August 2018

by Chris O'Reilly

New releases from the Binchois Consort, lutenist Jakob Lindberg, and Yannick Nézet-Séguin, plus Georg Solti's Tannhäuser in 5.1 surround sound and the complete Decca recordings of Alicia De Larrocha.