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Håkan Hardenberger, I Musici, Simon Preston
Academy of St Martin in the Fields and London Philharmonic, Neville Marriner and Elgar Howarth
This is probably the finest single collection of trumpet concertos in the catalogue. When it first appeared in 1987 (the Hummel and Haydn have since been recoupled with a later set as listed... — More…
Jerry Hadley (Faust), Cecilia Gasdia (Marguerite), Samuel Ramey (Méphistophélès), Susanne Mentzer (Siébel), Alexandru Agache (Valentin), Brigitte Fassbaender (Marthe), Philippe Fourcade (Wagner)
Welsh National Opera Chorus & Orchestra, Carlo Rizzi
Rizzi with an outstanding cast and vividly clear record, makes the whole score seem totally fresh and few. Jerry Hadley has lyrical freshness rather than heroic power...and, like Rizzi's conducting,... — More…