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Latest News: Classical, New Release Round-up
Haydn from the Chiaroscuro Quartet, the world premiere recording of Fazil Say's Cello Concerto from its dedicatee Camille Thomas, archive Mahler from Ádám Fischer, and Beethoven from Robert Trevino.
Today’s new releases include Massenet's Thaïs from Sir Andrew Davis and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, opera arias from Aleksandra Kurzak, and music from the court of Versailles from Jean Rondeau and Thomas Dunford.
New Elgar recordings from Nicola Benedetti and Vasily Petrenko, Beethoven from James Ehnes and Andrew Armstrong, Adès performs Adès with Kirill Gerstein, and a self-isolation project from Ludovico Einaudi.
Today’s new releases include Vivaldi from Martin Fröst, two concertos by Gabriel Prokofiev, new American choral music from the Choir of Merton College Oxford, and Leclair Trio Sonatas from Ensemble Diderot.
Today’s new releases include Sturm und Drang from Ian Page and The Mozartists, a third volume of Panufnik Legacies from François-Xavier Roth and the London Symphony Orchestra, opera arias by Leonardo Vinci from Franco Fagioli, and the complete Beethoven string quartets from Quatuor Ébène.
Beethoven concertos from Inon Barnatan and Martha Argerich, a journey through Spain and South America with Tabea Zimmermann, and Tannhäuser from Bayreuth - starring Lise Davidsen in her festival debut as Elisabeth.
Beethoven from Stephen Hough, a Vasks world premiere from Maxim Rysanov, solo Bach from Trevor Pinnock, and Verdi's Attila (starring Ildebrando D'Arcangelo in the title-role).
Strauss from Krzysztof Urbański, Beethoven from Andrew Manze and Martin Helmchen, the first complete recording of Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne's Phèdre, and an inventive staging of Purcell's King Arthur, conducted by René Jacobs.
A John Adams premiere from Yuja Wang, Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Beethoven from Teodor Currentzis, Vivaldi from Martin Fröst and Concerto Köln, and Strauss’s Enoch Arden from Kirill Gerstein and the late Bruno Ganz.
Beethoven and Barry from Thomas Adès and the Britten Sinfonia, a strongly-cast Frau ohne Schatten from Vienna, and a Russian recital from Karina Gauvin.
Bach albums from Alisa Weilerstein and Benjamin Alard, Beethoven from Cuarteto Casals, four-hand Schubert from Richard Egarr and Alexandra Nepomnyashchaya, and a recital themed around the figure of Eve from Anna Prohaska and Julius Drake.
Brahms from Lars Vogt and the Royal Northern Sinfonia, Shostakovich from Gianandrea Noseda and the London Symphony Orchestra, and world premiere recordings of two new works by Sir James MacMillan
Korngold from John Wilson, Fauré from Louis Lortie, Mozart from Peter Donohoe, and an intriguing programme of Haydn, Grisey and Nono from soprano and conductor Barbara Hannigan with Ludwig Orchestra.
Rachmaninov from Lucerne, Dvořák from the late Jiří Bělohlávek, an eclectic song-recital from Patricia Petibon, and Die Walküre from the Royal Opera House.
Beethoven from Rudolf Buchbinder and Andreas Staier, Tartini from Chouchane Siranossian, Handel from Christophe Dumaux, and the inaugural concert from Berlin’s Pierre Boulez Saal on DVD and Blu-ray.
Franck from Nikolai Lugansky, Bach Toccatas from Masaaki Suzuki, a Roman pilgrimage with The Sixteen, and a dramatic Lieder recital from Stéphane Degout and Simon Lepper.
Schoenberg from Isabelle Faust and friends, Beethoven from the Capuçon Brothers and Frank Braley, Offenbach’s Spanish operetta Maître Péronilla, and an all-star Porgy & Bess from the Metropolitan Opera.
Chopin from Benjamin Grosvenor, Dvořák and Copland from Gianandrea Noseda and the National Symphony Orchestra, Farrenc from Christoph König and the Solistes Européens Luxembourg, and a boxed set of Karajan recordings from Decca.
Strauss from Vasily Petrenko and the Oslo Philharmonic, Sibelius from Santtu-Matias Rouvali and the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Schumann, Poulenc and Zemlinsky from German soprano Hanna-Elisabeth Müller, and Hasse and Lady Gaga from Simone Kermes.
The St Matthew Passion from Masaaki Suzuki and Bach Collegium Japan, Sibelius from Sir Mark Elder and The Hallé, Mozart from Isabelle Faust and Alexander Melnikov, and Elgar, Chausson and more from Daniel Hope and friends.