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Britten: Complete Works for Piano & Orchestra

Steven Osborne (piano)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Ilan Volkov

Steven Osborne and Ilan Volkov launch into the Piano Concerto's opening 'Toccata' at a headlong pace… For all the remarkable velocity, the playing has weight and incisiveness too, and Osborne's... More…

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Steven Osborne's pedigree in French repertoire is such that it has been almost inevitable that he would record Debussy's Préludes at some point. He has much in his favour, notably a marvellous... More…

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Massenet: Manon

Angela Gheorghiu (Manon), Roberto Alagna (Des Grieux), Earle Patriarco (Lescaut), José van Dam (Comte des Grieux)

Orchestre Symphonique et Chœurs de la Monnaie, Antonio Pappano

In Act 1 Gheorghiu instantly establishes the heroine as a vivacious, wilful character with a great sense of fun and her singing is both imaginative and technically flawless...while Alagna, always... More…

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Jean-Efflam Bavouzet has a wonderfully light touch, imbuing 'Les collines d'Anacapri' with a skittish exuberance, or creating delicate wisps of mist in 'Brouillards' evoking Debussy's advice... More…

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Medieval Chant - Tallis Lamentations

Tenebrae Consort, Nigel Short

the performance of Tallis's Lamentations is majestically dark and intense, displaying this group's famous sensitivity toward musical structure, as well as their exquisite harmonic control...Only... More…

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Britten: Violin Concerto & Piano Concerto

Tasmin Little (violin), Howard Shelley (piano)

BBC Philharmonic, Edward Gardner

Shelley and Edward Gardner create something more mercurial [than Britten's own reading], Gardner conjuring that lithe, high-tension drama he has so successfully achieved with Britten's stage... More…

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Britten: Piano Concerto, Overture to Paul Bunyan & Johnson over Jordan

Joanna MacGregor (piano)

English Chamber Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

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 Offer Tallis: Lamentations

& other sacred music

The Cardinall's Musick, Andrew Carwood

By approaching Tallis with authority, the singers of The Cardinall’s Musick illuminate his complex masterpieces More…

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 Offer Tallis: The Lamentations of Jeremiah

Hilliard Ensemble, Paul Hillier

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