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 New  Offer Crazy Girl Crazy: Music by Gershwin, Berg and Berio

including bonus documentary DVD

Barbara Hannigan (soprano/conductor)

Ludwig Orchestra

Crazy Girl Crazy is an album that – just like its muse and protagonist – flouts the rules…The litheness of Hannigan’s voice beguiles, so that the near-segue into the Lulu Suite (1934) comes as... More…

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Elliott Carter: Late Works

Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano), Colin Currie (percussion), Isabelle Faust (violin), Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello)

BBC Symphony Orchestra, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, Oliver Knussen

brimming with youthful energy and Haydnesque, impish wit...Aimard brings fluent delicacy to the concertos and the orchestral soundings. He is matched in filigree precision by co-protagonists,... More…

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Shibe performs with superb artistry some of the now classics that Bream inspired...Prime in any such catalogue is Britten's 1963 Nocturnal after John Dowland, and Shibe gathers the listener into... More…

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Elgar & Walton: Cello Concertos

Steven Isserlis (cello)

Philharmonia Orchestra, Paavo Järvi

This mesmerising meditation couldn't be in better hands More…

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Berio: Sinfonia & Berio/Mahler: Frühe Lieder

Matthias Goerne (baritone)

BBC Symphony Orchestra, The Synergy Vocals, Josep Pons

We have only to listen to [Berio’s] exquisite song orchestrations, graced with Goerne on riveting, vibrant form, to feel the depth of his empathy, an almost palpable longing to be absorbed into... More…

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Copland: Orchestral Works, Vol. 1 - Ballets

BBC Philharmonic, John Wilson

John Wilson shows an instinctive flair for Copland's syncopated and changing rhythms, and brings out all the music's broad humour and intimate poetry More…

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 Offer Krystian Zimerman & Sir Simon Rattle: Lutoslawski

Krystian Zimerman (piano)

Berliner Philharmoniker, Simon Rattle

Zimerman injects both delicacy and virtuosity into the dialogue with Simon Rattle's orchestra, and also holds the key, as probably only a Pole could do, to the serious yet wistful undercurrents... More…

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 Offer Green - Melodies françaises on Verlaine’s poems

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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Maxwell Davies & Panufnik: Symphonies No. 10

Markus Butter (baritone)

London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus, Sir Antonio Pappano

Highly charged fervour animates the symphony’s discourse on creativity. More…

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Miloš: Aranjuez

Miloš Karadaglić (guitar)

London Philharmonic Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Miloš Karadaglić has a feather-light touch, honeyed tone and warm bass. Musical details are well thought through, and - like a good pianist pedalling - he knows when, and how long, to let notes... More…

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