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Véronique Gens (soprano)
Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Hervé Niquet
Gens is in fine voice – indeed, she seems to be in her prime. Her diction is as always immaculate and she produces a stream of elegant tone…and the required vocal heft to ride Massenet’s orchestra... — More…
Arthur Rubinstein (piano)
RCA Victor Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, New Symphony Orchestra of London, Symphony of the Air, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Alfred Wallenstein, Josef Krips, Daniel Barenboim, Stanislaw...
Isabelle Faust (violin), Alexander Melnikov (piano)
gut strings and an Erard piano from around 1885 help to create the welcome impression that we are in a Parisian salon, listening up close. The Erard has a rich, woody depth of tone; play no louder... — More…
Vadim Repin (violin) & Nikolai Lugansky (piano)
The obvious empathy that exists between these two artists...brings enormous dividends to this warmly recorded programme. It's so easy to become complacent in such a well-worn work as the Franck.... — More…
Jennifer Pike (violin) & Martin Roscoe (piano)
Pike finds much to relish in [the three sonatas], not only in her beautiful singing tone, but also in moments of hushed mystery, all captured in an admirably clear recording that slightly over-favours... — More…