Chandos - up to 30% off
To celebrate their fortieth anniversary this year, we're offering up to 30% off the whole Chandos label including downloads until 7th October 2019 (please note that the download prices shown are already discounted).
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Kathryn Stott (piano), Peter Dixon (cello), Richard Davis (flute)
BBC Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier
Masques et bergamasques, which takes its title from Verlaine's sad, mysterious poem Clair delune, is a late stage work that the composer himself described as melancholy and nostalgic, but it's... — More…
Tasmin Little (violin) & Piers Lane (piano)
In a performance alternately as gutsy and subtle as this, [the Szymanowski is] completely riveting. The folk-inflected central movement brings some almost Rachmaninovian writing for the piano,... — More…
Libby Crabtree (soprano), Mary Plazas (soprano), Pamela Helen Stephen (mezzo-soprano), Timothy Robinson (tenor), James Rutherford (bass)
City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, BBC Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier
It was the French music publisher Hamelle who suggested that Fauré expand his 'petit Requiem' (1893 version – as restored by John Rutter) into a 'version symphonique' (1900). However, if you... — More…
Kathryn Stott (piano), Christian Poltéra (cello) & Priya Mitchell (violin)
Christian Poltéra… phrases sensitively and makes the most of the composer's dynamic markings… Kathryn Stott is an ideal partner, managing her pedalling levels to produce a variety of textures...reinforc[ing]... — More…
Dmitri Shostakovich Jr. (piano), James Thompson (trumpet), Stephen Hough (piano), Lynne Dawson (soprano), Ian Partridge (tenor), Michael George (bass), Lydia Mordkovitch (violin), Christopher Plummer (narrator), Celia Nicklin (oboe), Ian Watson (organ), Nigel Kennedy (violin), Peter Pettinger (piano),...
Lisa Friend plays Fauré and Debussy
Lisa Friend (flute) & Rohan De Silva (piano)
Whether you care for the disc as a whole will depend in part, I suspect, on how well you think [the transcriptions] serve or reflect the original work…The performances are persuasive, though…Not... — More…