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Latest News: Classical, New Release Round-up

 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.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 27th July 2018

by Chris O'Reilly

New releases from Steven Osborne and Mariss Jansons, plus the complete string quartets of James MacMillan and a newly-remastered set of Karl Böhm’s legendary recordings of the Mozart symphonies.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 20th July 2018

by Katherine Cooper

Strauss from Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Brahms from Mario Venzago, Shostakovich from Mikhail Pletnev, and the world premiere recording of an absorbing new opera by Aribert Reimann.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 13th July 2018

by Chris O'Reilly

Rare operas by Rameau and Thea Musgrave, plus Beethoven from Trio Goya and octets from the soloists' ensemble of La Scala.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 6th July 2018

by Chris O'Reilly

Haydn from Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, Mozart from Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Rolando Villazón, Joyce DiDonato and Marina Rebeka, a Philip Glass premiere, and Spanish polyphony from Robert Hollingworth and De Profundis.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 29th June 2018

by Chris O'Reilly

Handel from Christopher Purves and Grace Davidson, a second instalment of Stravinsky from Ilya Gringolts, Suk from Jonathan Plowright, and Brett Dean’s Hamlet on DVD and Blu-ray.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-up - 22nd June 2018

by Katherine Cooper

Mendelssohn from Iván Fischer, Bruch from Joshua Bell, Debussy from Pablo Heras-Casado, and the continuation of Naïve’s Vivaldi Edition.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 15th June 2018

by Chris O'Reilly

Beethoven from Cuarteto Casals, Stravinsky from the LSO Chamber Ensemble, a Verdi rarity from La Scala, and a centenary documentary on the great Swedish soprano Birgit Nilsson.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-up - 8th June 2018

by Katherine Cooper

Dohnányi from the Nash Ensemble, Charpentier from Arcangelo and Jonathan Cohen, Handel (and possibly others!) from The Brook Street Band, and jazz standards from Thomas Quasthoff.