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Ian Bostridge (tenor), Sarah Chang (violin)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bernard Haitink
This set presents RVW in a slightly heretical way that will appeal to those whose RVW tastes have become jaded or for those who have, for whatever reason, been put off by the mainstream cycles.... — More…
Katia Ricciarelli (Madame Cortese), Lucia Valentini Terrani (Marchesa Melibea), Lella Cuberli (Contessa di Folleville), Cecilia Gasdia (Corinna), Francisco Araiza (Conte di Libenskof), Samuel Ramey (Lord Sidney), Ruggero Raimondi (Don Profondo)
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Claudio Abbado
The set is a triumph of scholarship, musicianship and managerial enterprise. At the price, it is irresistible. — More…
Katia Ricciarelli (Madame Cortese), Lucia Valentini Terrani (Marchesa Melibea), Lella Cuberli (Contessa di Folleville), Cecilia Gasdia (Corinna), Eduardo Giménez (Cavalier Belfiore), Francisco Araiza (Conte di Libenskof), Samuel Ramey (Lord Sidney), Ruggero Raimondi (Don Profondo), Enzo Dara (Baron...
Peter Pears (Grimes), Claire Watson (Ellen Orford), James Pease (Balstrode), Jean Watson (Auntie), Geraint Evans (Ned Keene), Lauris Elms (Mrs Sedley), David Kelly (Hobson), Owen Brannigan (Swallow), Raymond Nilsson (Bob Boles), Marion Studholme, Iris Kells (Nieces)
Orchestra and Chorus of...
Almost 50 years on, Britten's own recording is still fresh. His conducting has great naturalness and the sound is amazing for 1958. — More…
Los Angeles Philharmonic, Esa-Pekka Salonen
it is very good to have Salonen's version of the Second Symphony restored to the catalogue; he captures its elusive qualities, and the LA strings sound at their most potent here in the surging... — More…
Philharmonia Orchestra, Geoffrey Simon
Superb playing from the Philharmonia, treated to one of the finest recordings that even Chandos has produced. Indeed, this mid-1980s CD received one of the many Gramophone Engineering Awards... — More…