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 Recording of the Week, Donizetti's L'Ange de Nisida

by Katherine Cooper

Sir Mark Elder conducts the world premiere of Donizetti’s opera semiseria from 1839, composed for a theatre which closed down before the opening night, but subsequently heavily revised as La favorite.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 22nd March 2019

by Chris O'Reilly

New albums from Iestyn Davies and Fretwork, Quatuor Diotima and the Carducci Quartet, plus the world premiere of Moniuszko’s Halka in its 1857 Italian version from Fabio Biondi and Europa Galante.

 Interview, Sir Mark Elder on Donizetti's L’Ange de Nisida

by Katherine Cooper

The conductor talks to Katherine about the world premiere recording of Donizetti’s 1839 opera, released tomorrow on Opera Rara with Joyce El-Khoury in the title-role.

 Box Set Selections, Boxed Set Selections - March 2019

by Chris O'Reilly

A centenary edition from the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Robert Casadesus’s collected Columbia recordings, Tchaikovsky’s complete solo piano works from Valentina Lisitsa, and a comprehensive recorder anthology from Brilliant Classics.

 Interview, Alexander Ullman on Russian ballet transcriptions

by Katherine Cooper

The winner of the 2017 International Franz Liszt Piano Competition talks to Katherine about his debut solo album of music by Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky and Prokofiev, released last Friday on Rubicon.

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