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Sir John Eliot Gardiner conducts Mendelssohn & Schumann

Maria João Pires (piano)

London Symphony Orchestra, Sir John Eliot Gardiner

[Pires] has the enviable ability to make everything sound fresh but natural, and her tone is enchanting...The definition on [the Blu-ray] is superb and the camera work actually helps the viewer... More…

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SACD + Blu-ray Audio

$16.00

This item is currently out of stock at the UK distributor. You may order it now but please be aware that it may be six weeks or more before it can be despatched.

This release includes a digital booklet

Mendelssohn: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 4 'Italian'

London Symphony Orchestra, Sir John Eliot Gardiner

Gardiner keeps the LSO on its toes both in the C minor work and the Italian symphony, the winds producing crystal-clear articulation the hair-raisingly fast account of the latter’s concluding... More…

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SACD + Blu-ray Audio

$16.00

This item is currently out of stock at the UK distributor. You may order it now but please be aware that it may be six weeks or more before it can be despatched.

No digital booklet included

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 52 'Lobgesang'

Christiane Karg, Christina Landshamer (sopranos) & Michael Schade (tenor)

Chorus & Orchestra of Bavarian Radio, Pablo Heras-Casado

Its quasi-devotional, cross-genre status demands special advocacy, and gets it ...Michael Schade, Christiane Karg and Christina Landshammer are the persuasive soloists, while the chorus radiates... More…

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CD

$13.50

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This release includes a digital booklet

Benjamin Grosvenor: Homages

Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)

This third recital album from Benjamin Grosvenor is every bit as pianistically brilliant as its precedents, showing off his fluid virtuosity, musical sensitivity and fearless approach...[the... More…

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CD

$13.50

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Mendelssohn, Grieg & Hough: Cello Sonatas

Steven Isserlis (cello) & Stephen Hough (piano)

If any reminder were needed that Steven Isserlis is at the top of his game, this is it...Their opening Allegro agitato is a thrilling tour de force, Isserlis sinewy and febrile, Hough's sound... More…

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CD

$14.75

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