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The [Goldberg] Aria sings without affectation as if to emphasise that what follows isn't about the theme but what happens to it...Unstarchy too is Levit's approach to Beethoven's Diabelli Variations...As... More…

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Rachmaninov Variations

Daniil Trifonov (piano)

Philadelphia Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin

the Philadelphians under Yannick Nézet-Séguin provide sterling support for Trifonov's stunning pyrotechnics. There are also moments of magical repose, Trifonov achieving astonishing beauty of... More…

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 Offer Per Nørgård: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 8

Vienna Philharmonic, Sakari Oramo

The premiere recording of Nørgård’s latest symphony is a rewarding listen, the Vienna Philharmonic bringing their perfection to his fascinating and attractive sound world. More…

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Renaud Capuçon plays Three Modern Concertos

World Premiere performances & recordings

Renaud Capuçon (violin)

Wiener Symphoniker, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Orchestre de l'Opéra national de Paris, Philippe Jordan, Myung-Whun Chung

The more exciting music is often in the orchestra, but it’s a tribute to Capuçon’s skills that, like both of the other works it is completely under his skin More…

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Adams, J: The Gospel According To The Other Mary

Kelley O'Connor (Mary), Tamara Mumford (Martha), Russell Thomas (Lazarus), Daniel Bubeck, Nathan Medley, Brian Cummings (countertenors)

Los Angeles Philharmonic & Los Angeles Master Chorale, Gustavo Dudamel

Miracles are violent and terrifying...Kelley O'Connor is an impactful Magdalene - unruly, extravagantly passionate. Contralto Tamara Mumford has mesmerising beauty and depth of tone. Under Gustavo... More…

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Abrahamsen: Let me tell you

Barbara Hannigan (soprano)

Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Andris Nelsons

Abrahamsen expresses both the fragility and force of Griffiths's imagined Ophelia through glinting, gauze-like textures and moments of clattering tumult…Barbara Hannigan's agile, luminous voice... More…

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Bartók, Eötvös & Ligeti: Violin Concertos

Patricia Kopatchinskaja (violin), Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble Modern

Peter Eötvös

Kopatchinskaja marries consummate technical brilliance and an amazing aural imagination wiuth a capacity to bring completely new interpretative perspectives to some very familiar music. This...may... More…

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2 CDs

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Musica Viva 22

Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano)

Symphonieorchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks, George Benjamin

This is special. Three utterly captivating, ear-tickling pieces by composers from successive generations in superlative performances…the centrepiece of the disc is the world premiere performance... More…

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The Danish are remarkable, as ever – capable of intense blend, extreme dynamic variation (in which they seem glued together), perfect intonation even on harmonics, and constant vitality and flow More…

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 Offer Macmillan: Stabat Mater

The Sixteen, Britten Sinfonia, Harry Christophers

His vivid, trenchant string writing is realised with striking clarity by the Britten Sinfonia in this recording, made just a fortnight after the same performers gave the world premiere last October... More…

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