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Beethoven: Piano Trios Nos. 6 & 7

Isabelle Faust (violin), Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello) & Alexander Melnikov (Graff fortepiano)

Melnikov works wonders with his 1828 Graff piano, managing to make it less clattery and more piano-like than in most other fortepiano recordings. More…

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Bruckner: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor

Lucerne Festival Orchestra, Claudio Abbado

Abbado in Lucerne radiates clarity, wisdom and vision, qualities that over the years one had come to expect of him. More…

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Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius & Sea Pictures

Stuart Skelton (tenor), Sarah Connolly (mezzo) & David Soar (bass), Sarah Connolly (mezzo)

BBC Symphony Chorus & BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis

among the best Gerontius performances on record. Davis resists the temptation to make the work sound like a flabby, imitation Parsifal and the results are outstandingly convincing...[Skelton]... More…

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2 SACDs

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Joyce DiDonato: Stella di Napoli

Bel Canto Arias

Joyce DiDonato (mezzo), Orchestre de l’Opéra National de Lyon, Riccardo Minasi

everyone who cares about singing should promote it immediately to the top of their letters to Santa. Creamy, sumptuous, almost flawless - every adjective may be a cliché, but how else to describe... More…

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Benjamin Grosvenor: Dances

Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)

The quality of this playing is altogether exceptional. Pianist Benjamin Grosvenor takes nothing for granted in music. Nor should we in listening to him...he plainly understands that every interpretation... More…

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CPE Bach: Württemberg Sonatas

Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord)

Esfahani's at his most expressive in the slow movements...This, his first solo disc, provides a particularly welcome introduction onto the world stage for an artist matching, in expression CPE... More…

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Unsuk Chin: Three Concertos

World Premiere Recordings

Sunwook Kim (piano), Alban Gerhardt (cello), Wu Wei (sheng)

Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, Myung-Whun Chung

Chin is one of the best contemporary exponents of purely instrumental music drama, and these concertos provide absorbing listening...The music inevitably acquires a ritualistic aura but there... More…

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Leif Ove Andsnes: The Beethoven Journey (Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 4)

Leif Ove Andsnes (piano & direction)

Mahler Chamber Orchestra

an effortlessly musical performance, helped by the immaculate playing of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra. And, as in the first disc of the series, Andsnes's attention to orchestral detail while... More…

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Leif Ove Andsnes: The Beethoven Journey (Piano Concertos Nos. 1-5)

Leif Ove Andsnes (piano & direction)

Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Prague Philharmonic Choir

One of the pleasures of these splendid performances is the rapport between the soloist/conductor and his musicians. They play as one. Another is the clarity of texture and the variety and sensitivity... More…

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3 CDs

$17.00

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Becoming Traviata

A film by Philippe Béziat from Verdi's Opera

Natalie Dessay (Violetta), Charles Castronovo (Alfredo), Ludovic Tézier (Germont), Jean-François Sivadier (director)

London Symphony Orchestra, Louis Langrée

the film is as much about how our relationship to this most famous opera changes with each encounter as it is about the process by which [Dessay] assumes the central role...Some will accuse Béziat... More…

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