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The Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, John Eliot Gardiner
Recorded live at the Royal Festival Hall, this first instalment in a complete Brahms cycle may not offer the technically immaculate playing of some rivals but outstrips most of them in its immediacy.... — More…
Judith Howarth (soprano), Jennifer Larmore (mezzo-soprano) & Christoph Prégardien (tenor)
Bergen Philharmonic Choir, KorVest (Bergen Vocal Ensemble), The Danish National Vocal Ensemble DR & Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Andrew Litton
Litton's live recording is outstanding: observant of Mendelssohn's tempi, with beautifully detailed orchestral textures and lithe but robust choral work from the Danish National Vocal Ensemble... — More…