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Christian Gerhaher (Pelléas), Magdalena Kožená (Mélisande), Bernarda Fink (Geneviève), Franz-Josef Selig (Arkel), Gerald Finley (Golaud), Elias Mädler (Yniold), Joshua Bloom ((Shepherd/Doctor)
London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle
Kožená’s Melisande has a firm streak of red-blooded coquettish defiance that is effective, even if it belies the character’s customary blanched fragility. Christian Gerhaher’s Pélleas is similarly... — More…
3 SACDs + Blu-ray Audio
Sally Matthews (Peri), Mark Padmore (narrator), Kate Royal (soprano), Bernarda Fink (alto), Andrew Staples (tenor), Florian Boesch (bass), Soloists from Guildhall School (Quartet)
London Symphony Orchestra & London Symphony Chorus, Sir Simon Rattle
Vivid detail and clear choral textures come over quite stunningly on both formats, but the Blu-ray has the edge...Sally Matthews doesn't quite catch the ethereal quality Gardiner's Barbara Bonney... — More…
2 SACDs + Blu-ray Audio
Lucy Crowe (soprano), Jurgita Adamonytė (mezzo), Michael Spyres (tenor), Alexander Knox (Puck), Ceri-lyn Cissone (Titania), Frankie Wakefield (Oberon), Maria Joao Pires (piano)
London Symphony Orchestra, The Monteverdi Choir, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
4 SACDs + Blu-ray Audio
Twyla Robinson (soprano), Karen Cargill (mezzo soprano), John Mac Master (tenor) & Gerald Finley (bass), Gordan Nikolitch (violin), Tim Hugh (cello) & Lars Vogt (piano)
London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus, Bernard Haitink
a blazing performance of the Seventh Symphony that reaches a superbly disciplined and frenzied conclusion — 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...
Monica Groop (mezzo), Peter Mattei (baritone)
London Symphony Chorus & London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis
The mature Davis has a way with the music’s architecture like few other conductors. The pace of the expansive Second and Fifth Symphonies is masterful. Combined with the innate warmth and pretty... — More…
David Oistrakh (violin)
Philharmonia Orchestra, USSR National Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Phiharmonia Orchestra, National Phiharmonic Orchestra, Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, Aram Khatchaturian, Dimitri Kabalevsky, Lovro von Matacic, Nicolai Malko, Kirill Kondrashin, Evgeny Mravinsky,...