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Chandos - up to 40% off
Until 5th October 2020, we're offering up to 40% off the whole Chandos label including downloads (please note that the download prices shown are already discounted).
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Tasmin Little (violin) & Piers Lane (piano)
Tasmin Little and Piers Lane turn in one of the most satisfying performances [of the Strauss Sonata] I've heard. Their judicious choice of tempos allows the music to breathe naturally. They also... — More…
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, Iona Brown
Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Neeme Järvi
there's some attractive lighter music at the ballet's core: Jarvi, his woodwind - first flute especially - and solo strings make the most of it. Some of the somberness with which Potiphar's wife... — More…
Sung in English: translation by Christopher Cowell
Christine Brewer (Ariadne/Prima Donna), Robert Dean Smith (Bacchus/The Tenor), Gillian Keith (Zerbinetta), Stephen Fry (Major-Domo), Alan Opie (Music Master), John Graham-Hall (Dancing Master/Scaramuccio), Roderick Williams (Harlequin), Matthew Rose (Truffaldino), Wynne Evans (Brighella), Paul Keohone...
Brewer's luscious Ariadne had to be captured on disc...There's another essential performance from Alice Coote...with unflinchingly full top notes that few other genuine mezzos possess...I've... — More…
Susan Bullock (Salome), John Wegner (Jokanaan), Sally Burgess (Herodias), John Graham Hall (Herod Antipas), Andrew Rees (Narraboth), Rebecca de Pont Davies (Page)
Philharmonia Orchestra, Sir Charles Mackerras
…Bullock underlines the increasing insistence of Salome's demand for John's head… and keeps the meaning clear even when riding the orchestra in her love-death. If it were only for the orchestra... — More…
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Inga Nielsen (Salome), Robert Hale (Jokanaan), Reiner Goldberg (Herod), Anja Silja (Herodias)
Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Michael Schonwandt
Inga Nielsen is a Salome of quite exceptional talent, even inspiration. Better than any of her predecessors she creates a princess who sounds credibly teenaged with surely just the pearl-like... — More…