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Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano), Colin Currie (percussion), Isabelle Faust (violin), Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello)
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, Oliver Knussen
brimming with youthful energy and Haydnesque, impish wit...Aimard brings fluent delicacy to the concertos and the orchestral soundings. He is matched in filigree precision by co-protagonists,... — More…
Alisa Weilerstein (cello)
Staatskapelle Berlin, Daniel Barenboim
Weilerstein avoids nostalgia [in the Elgar] and produces instead an account that is full of passion, grief and nobility of feeling...Her interpretation [of the Carter], at once remarkably expressive... — More…
Drew Petersen (piano)
A really stunning full-bodied sound makes this disc shine. Petersen showcases American piano works with superb technique and measured voicing. A very palatable selection. — More…
Martin Owen (horn), Leigh Melrose (baritone), Rolf Schulte (violin) & Fred Sherry (cello), William Purvis (horn), Peter Kolkay (bassoon), Jon Nelson (trumpet), Donald Palma (contrabass), Hsin-Yun Huang (viola), Simon Boyar (marimba), Charles Neidich (clarinet), Lucy Shelton (soprano) & Charles...
Textures are pared down to their essence, a quality exemplified in the abundance of perfectly turned little miniatures for one or two instruments...All these things, whether tiny and serene or... — More…
Lionel Handy (cello) & Nigel Clayton (piano)