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Emmanuel Pahud (flute), Renaud Capuçon (violin), Bertrand Chamayou (piano), Edgar Moreau (cello), Gerard Caussé (viola), Marie-Pierre Langlamet (harp)

A sense of joy in collegial music-making pervades these performances. Unlike many, violinist Renaud Capuçon and pianist Bertrand Chamayou and their colleagues do not avoid the vein of sensual... More…

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Opera Arias & Songs

Sabine Devieilhe (soprano) & Alexandre Tharaud (piano)

Les Siècles, François-Xavier Roth

Devieilhe’s singing lights up the good, the bad and the music of Ambroise Thomas with her vivid, pure tone and apparently limitless breath. Alexandre Tharaud pops in as a sensitive piano partner;... More…

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Recorded live at the 1961 Aldeburgh Music Festival - Previously unpublished

Mstislav Rostropovich (cello) & Benjamin Britten (piano), Peter Pears (tenor)

this Testament release of Rostropovich in his debut at the Aldeburgh Festival catches the cellist somewhere near his early and all-conquering best More…

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Christian Gerhaher (Pelléas), Magdalena Kožená (Mélisande), Bernarda Fink (Geneviève), Franz-Josef Selig (Arkel), Gerald Finley (Golaud), Elias Mädler (Yniold), Joshua Bloom ((Shepherd/Doctor)

London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle

Kožená’s Melisande has a firm streak of red-blooded coquettish defiance that is effective, even if it belies the character’s customary blanched fragility. Christian Gerhaher’s Pélleas is similarly... More…

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Marianne Crebassa (mezzo), Fazil Say (piano)

How can one resist the combination of Marianne Crebassa’s attractive voice and a selection of French song, especially Debussy’s Chansons de Bilitis and three Veraline songs? As for Ravel’s Shéhérazade,... More…

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Philippe Jaroussky (countertenor), Jerome Ducros (piano) & Nathalie Stutzmann (contralto)

Quatuor Ebène

may be the single most appealing and important French song recital this side of the largely excellent but sometimes uneven Fauré and Debussy discs on Hyperion...Throughout, Jaroussky's singing... More…

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Philippe Jaroussky (countertenor), Jerome Ducros (piano) & Nathalie Stutzmann (contralto)

Quatuor Ebène

may be the single most appealing and important French song recital this side of the largely excellent but sometimes uneven Fauré and Debussy discs on Hyperion...Throughout, Jaroussky's singing... More…

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Marc-André Hamelin (piano)

Takács Quartet

An exemplary performance More…

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James Ehnes (violin), Andrew Armstrong (piano)

This is a radiantly engineered album of music composed around the time of the Great War, played with beguiling elegance by James Ehnes and regular playing partner Andrew Armstrong. More…

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Olivier Latry (organ)

Latry’s characteristic integrity and virtuosic verve illuminate everything he touches – particularly in the lascivious glissando that ends his own arrangement of Falla’s Ritual Fire Dance…when... More…

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