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Thomas Hampson, Elzbieta Szmytka, Ryszard Minkiewicz, Philip Langridge, Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle
King Roger is a ravishingly beautiful opera, but a very fragile one. With a shrill soprano or a less than ideally cast tenor it would be fatally flawed. Minkiewicz's Dionysiac Shepherd betrays... — More…
Kaja Danczowska (violin) & Krystian Zimerman (piano)
An early recipient of a Penguin rosette, this classic 1980 recording blazes with a musical incandescence rarely captured in the studio. One of the all-time great sonata discs. — More…