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Rossini: Stabat Mater

Anna Netrebko (soprano), Joyce DiDonato (mezzo), Lawrence Brownlee (tenor), Ildebrando D'Arcangelo (bass)

Orchestra e Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Antonio Pappano

There is no shortage of good recordings of Rossini's Stabat Mater, but few do this gloriously uplifting work as much justice as Antonio Pappano's new recording...There is a compelling commitment... More…

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 Offer Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Vasily Petrenko

The Tenth is a symphony into which many have been tempted to read parallels with Shostakovich's life...The refreshing thing is that Petrenko treats it as a great symphony in its own right...All... More…

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Brahms: Handel Variations

Murray Perahia (piano)

His long experience with Bach's keyboard works gives him a natural point of entry to the Variations on a Theme of Handel, which is taken at quite fast tempos...Yet Perahia never draws attention... More…

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Throughout, their understanding of the musical argument is exemplary...at every stage the performers respond with both passion and a clear feeling for musical line...In truth, there are so many... More…

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CD

$14.75

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Jean-Efflam Bavouzet plays Ravel, Debussy & Massenet

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano)

BBC Symphony Orchestra, Yan Pascal Tortelier

[Bavouzet] turns in a performance of the Fantaisie that illuminates this uneven yet magical work like no other. As to the Ravel concertos, I have no hesitation in saying these are the greatest... More…

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Jonas Kaufmann: Verismo Arias

Jonas Kaufmann (tenor)

Orchestra dell'Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Antonio Pappano

This is a wonderful disc, the most exciting and enterprising operatic recital I have heard for a very long time...Kaufmann has everything, and at the age of 40 his voice may well be in its finest... More…

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CPE Bach: The Keyboard Concertos Wq 43, Nos. 1-6

Andreas Staier

Freiburger Barockorchester, Petra Müllejans

This is a hot CD, one of those releases where everything seems to have arrived together at the right time. Here is the world’s finest Baroque orchestra eagerly joining with one of the world’s... More…

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2 CDs

$20.75

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Striggio: Mass in 40 Parts (Missa Ecco si Beato Giorno)

1CD+1DVD

I Fagiolini, Robert Hollingworth

The instruments transfigure much of this music. They do the heavy lifting for some of the choir parts in the Mass and Ecce beatum lucem, contribute to the spacious sonorities, and add delicate... More…

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CD

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Birtwistle: Night’s Black Bird

Owen Slade (tuba)

The Hallé Orchestra, Ryan Wigglesworth

these are among the most powerful orchestral pieces of recent years...Wigglesworth and the Halle give performances of amazing concentration, accuracy and passion, aided by recorded sound of a... More…

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Mahler: Symphony No. 10

Deryck Cooke (speaker & piano)

Philharmonia Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Berthold Goldschmidt

it is fascinating to hear how Goldschmidt's initially tentative grasp of this music had strengthened by the 1964 Prom. Fascinating too, to compare that version with the further refinements and... More…

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3 CDs

$27.50

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