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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: 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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 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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Haydn 2032 Volume 3: Solo e pensoso

Francesca Aspromonte (soprano)

Il Giardino Armonico, Giovanni Antonini

As in the previous volumes, the orchestral playing is breathtaking in its accuracy - the sort of Haydn playing you dream of…this may well become the period-instrument Haydn cycle by which all... 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

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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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2 CDs

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My Hero

Greta Bradman (soprano)

English Chamber Orchestra, Richard Bonynge

Bradman has it all – a richness and range of colour in the middle voice that puts many mezzos to shame, extreme high notes of extraordinary fullness, and the sparkling-clean coloratura that usually... More…

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gut strings and paucity of vibrato notwithstanding, [the London Haydn Quartet] play with all the radiant resonance of timbre of their previous releases in this on-going Haydn series…there is... More…

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