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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…
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…
3 SACDs + Blu-ray Audio
Elena Mosuc (soprano - Symphony No. 2) & Zlata Bulycheva (mezzo - Symphony No. 2), Anna Larsson (contralto - Symphony No. 3), Laura Claycomb (soprano - Symphony No. 4), Viktoria Yastrebova, Ailish Tynan, Ludmila Dudinova (sopranos - Symphony No. 8), Lilli Paasikivi, Zlata Bulycheva (mezzo-sopranos...