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Latest News: Classical, New Release Round-up

  • New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 14th June 2024

    by Katherine Cooper

    'Songs of Death and Resurrection' from Samuel Hasselhorn, a tribute to Peter Pears from Robin Tritschler, Malcolm Martineau & friends, collaborations with Michael Berkeley, and a second album of music by Kenneth Fuchs from Sinfonia of London & John Wilson.

  • New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 7th June 2024

    by Katherine Cooper

    The final instalment of Osmo Vänskä's Mahler cycle from Minnesota, Czech songs from Magdalena Kožená, Simon Rattle & the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Prokofiev from Aziz Shokhakimov in Strasbourg, and Mahler's reorchestrations of Beethoven.

  • New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 31st May 2024

    by Katherine Cooper

    Mozart from the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen & Tarmo Peltokoski, Henselt and Bronsart piano concertos from Paul Wee and the Swedish Chamber Orchestra, British cello works from Laura van der Heijden and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, and an all-Cage album from Bertrand Chamayou.

  • New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 24th May 2024

    by Katherine Cooper

    Messiaen from Barbara Hannigan & Bertrand Chamayou, Schubert from Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Massenet's Werther with Tassis Christoyannis & Véronique Gens, and Brahms & Le Beau from the Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective.

  • New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 17th May 2024

    by Katherine Cooper

    Winterreise from Andrè Schuen and Daniel Heide, Fauré's La Bonne Chanson & L'Horizon chimérique from Stéphane Degout and Alain Planès, Mozart & Poulenc from the Nagano/Kodama family, and Granados & Albéniz from Peter Donohoe.

  • New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 10th May 2024

    by Katherine Cooper

    Schubert and Krenek from Can Çakmur, Bach Partitas from Martin Helmchen, Cimarosa's L'Olimpiade from Les Talens Lyriques & Christophe Rousset, and the complete Beethoven symphonies from Kammerakademie Potsdam & Antonello Manacorda.

  • New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 3rd May 2024

    by Katherine Cooper

    Yuja Wang's 2022 Vienna recital, a feast of music for piano four hands from Alexander Tharaud & friends, new recordings of Elgar's Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2 from the Hallé & Sir Mark Elder, and Scarlatti & Scriabin from young German pianist Julius Asal in his debut on Deutsche Grammophon.

  • New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 26th April 2024

    by Katherine Cooper

    Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice starring Jakub Józef Orliński, Haydn's 'La Reine' from Kammerorchester Basel & Giovanni Antonini, John Williams's Violin Concerto No. 1 from James Ehnes, and Kevin Puts's Virginia Woolf-inspired opera The Hours (with Joyce DiDonato, Renée Fleming & Kelli O'Hara).

  • New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 19th April 2024

    by Katherine Cooper

    Britten from Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra, Delius's complete incidental music for Hassan from Britten Sinfonia, coloratura soprano Erin Morley's debut solo album, and Bach & Telemann from Vox Luminis.

  • New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 12th April 2024

    by Katherine Cooper

    Enescu from Cristian Măcelaru, European string works from John Wilson, Mozart from Golda Schultz, and CPE Bach from Marcin Świątkiewicz.

  • New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 5th April 2024

    by Katherine Cooper

    Mozart piano sonatas from Yundi, Russian Variations from Piers Lane, Nielsen from Edward Gardner in Bergen, and John Adams from Marin Alsop in Vienna.

  • New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 29th March 2024

    by Katherine Cooper

    Rachmaninoff for Two from Daniil Trifonov & Sergei Babayan, Bach violin concertos from Leonidas Kavakos & his Apollon Ensemble, Bartók from Thomas Dausgaard & the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, and Stainer's The Crucifixion from St Mary’s Cathedral Edinburgh.

  • New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 22nd March 2024

    by Katherine Cooper

    A recital of Romantic orchestral songs from Véronique Gens, the Münchner Rundfunkorchester & Hervé Niquet, Bach's Kunst der Fuge from Masaaki Suzuki, orchestral works by Dani Howard from the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra & Michael Seal, and Brahms song transcriptions for solo piano from Rudolf Buchbinder.

  • New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 15th March 2024

    by Katherine Cooper

    Tchaikovsky from Alpesh Chauhan & the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Beethoven from Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax & Leonidas Kavakos, Strauss & Mahler from Rafael Payare in Montreal, and a nocturnal recital from Elīna Garanča & friends.

  • New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 8th March 2024

    by Katherine Cooper

    Chopin and Beethoven from Beatrice Rana, Stravinsky and Debussy from Klaus Mäkelä & the Orchestre de Paris, Marian music from Andreas Scholl & Accademia Bizantina, and Wagner transcriptions from Nikolai Lugansky.

  • New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 1st March 2024

    by Katherine Cooper

    Smetana's Má Vlast from Semyon Bychkov & the Czech Philharmonic, a live recording of Wagner's Parsifal from Vienna (starring Jonas Kaufmann, Elīna Garanča & Ludovic Tézier), Saint-Saëns from Lang Lang, and Donizetti's L'esule di Roma from Carlo Rizzi on Opera Rara.

  • New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 23rd February 2024

    by Katherine Cooper

    Bruckner from Domingo Hindoyan and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Stravinsky & Falla from Pablo Heras-Casado & the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Handel's Theodora from Jonathan Cohen & Arcangelo, and Gershwin from Jean-Yves Thibaudet & Michael Feinstein.

  • New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 16th February 2024

    by Katherine Cooper

    A voyage to the moon with Laura van der Heijden & Jâms Coleman, Brahms & Schumann from Christian Poltéra & Ronaldo Brautigam, a second album of film music from Renaud Capuçon, and Copland's collected recordings of his own works on Columbia.

  • New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 9th February 2024

    by Katherine Cooper

    Strauss's Vier letzte Lieder from Asmik Grigorian, Puccini from Carlo Rizzi and Welsh National Opera Orchestra, sacred music by George Jeffreys from Solomon's Knot, and Ravel, Berkeley & Pounds from John Wilson & Sinfonia of London.

  • New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 2nd February 2024

    by Katherine Cooper

    Handel's Alcina from Marc Minkowski, sea shanties from Bryn Terfel & friends, and Grieg's Symphonic Dances & Berlioz's La damnation de Faust from Edward Gardner.