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Haydn: The Seasons

Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Jeremy Ovenden (tenor), Andrew Foster-Williams (bass)

Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Wrocław Philharmonic Choir, Gabrieli Consort & Players, Paul McCreesh

the performance matches the high standards of McCreesh's previous grand choral projects...McCreesh revels in Haydn's masterly skills in writing for orchestra, choir and soloists...The choir's... More…

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2 CDs

$23.75

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 Offer Haydn 2032 Volume 5 - L’Homme De Genie

Kammerorchester Basel, Giovanni Antonini

The Basel Chamber Orchestra present a sound that is a touch sweeter than Il Giardino Armonico’s, although that familiar period-instrument ‘spit’ is still never absent...That sweetness suits these... More…

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Haydn & CPE Bach: Cello Concertos

Steven Isserlis (cello/director)

The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen

His interpretations, graceful and finely-etched before, now have a more rugged depth, and the new variants on his own cadenzas speak of experience…His own arrangement of Mozart’s heavenly ‘Geme... More…

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Haydn: Symphonies Nos. 92, 93, 97, 98 & 99

London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis

The performance is notably warmer and more personal [than his earlier accounts], it glows with affection for this life-enhancing music...[the Adagio of No. 99] unfolds with a sublime serenity... More…

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2 SACDs

$17.00

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 Offer Shakespeare Songs

Ian Bostridge (tenor), Antonio Pappano (piano), Elizabeth Kenny (lute), Adam Walker (flute), Lawrence Power (viola), Michael Collins (clarinet)

Five songs from Finzi’s incomparable Let us Garlands Bring see the tenor’s head voice floating sympathetically through the melismatic vowels and ever-shifting metres of Finzi’s most sensitive... More…

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The Chiaroscuro Quartet revel in the composer's play of ideas...It was the interpretation of No. 5 that blind-sided me on a first listening...This is a deeply absorbing reading, and can make... More…

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 Offer Joyce & Tony

Live at the Wigmore Hall

Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano) & Antonio Pappano (piano)

both of these artists know how to deliver popular material with skill and grace...[in the Haydn] DiDonato's interpretative imagination matches Tony Pappano's thoughtful and pianistic approach...[Pappano]... More…

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Haydn: Symphonies Nos. 31, 70 & 101

Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Robin Ticciati

The performances, though on modern instruments, pay attention to matters of period style - every repeat observed, careful balance between parts…the SCO is everywhere on wonderfully characterful... More…

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Haydn: The Seasons

Christina Landshamer (soprano), Maximilian Schmitt (tenor), Florian Boesch (baritone)

Collegium Vocale Gent & Orchestre des Champs-Elysees, Philippe Herreweghe

With a first-rate trio of soloists, the accomplished Collegium Vocale Gent and the period sonorities of the Orchestre des Champs-Elysées, the results are thoroughly satisfying. More…

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2 CDs

$25.50

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[The recital] has all the light and shade expected from such a varied programme…Li’s style is thoughtful and expressive, rather than exciting, and the concert recording gives the performance... More…

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