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Few are better acquainted [with the Catalogue] than Pierre-Laurent Aimard, and this set is clearly a long-pondered act of love…Needless to say, Aimard possesses the necessary dazzling virtuosity,... More…

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Jeremy Filsell (organ)

Vasari Singers, Jeremy Backhouse

La France au Calvaire is an astonishing work, setting, to quote the booklet note, 'a curious libretto' by René Herval who, like Dupré, was a native of Rouen. Appalled by the devastation wrought... More…

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Martin Fröst (clarinet), Lucas Debargue (piano), Janine Jansen (violin), Torlief Thedeen (cello)

Far from an ad hoc starry ensemble, this interpretation has had time to mature, while retaining freshness in execution. The increased hush found partway through Jansen and Thedéen’s extended... More…

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Alison Balsom (trumpet), with Miloš Karadaglić (guitar)

The Guy Barker Orchestra, Guy Barker

This potpourri of a recital is...very much of its own time, eclectically flavoured in its collaborative elements and juxtaposition of music languages [sic], and deftly underpinned by Balsom's... More…

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Sensual French Masterpieces

Renée Fleming (soprano)

Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Orchestre National de France, Alan Gilbert, Seiji Ozawa

Always a strong Francophile, she makes an inspired exploration for the still-developing French tradition...it is easy to hear what inspired [Dutilleux]...Her lower register has become ever-richer... More…

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Howard Shelley (piano), Valérie Hartmann-Claverie (ondes-martenot)

BBC Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier

a number of excellent accounts exist. For me, the balance tips in favour of Tortelier and the BBC Philharmonic for the light-hearted abandon that they bring to movements 5 and 10. More…

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Sharon Bezaly (flute) & Ronald Brautigam (piano)

Sharon Bezaly is rarely less than impressive. Her well-constructed programmes are performed with a mixture of virtuosity and rich tone, making her name almost a guarantee of quality. Partnered... More…

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Jean‐Rodolphe Kars (piano)

Kars present a concentrated, hypnotic yet slightly careful account of Messiaen’s mighty piano cycle. The highlights are the meditative pieces. More…

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Recorded live at Concertgebouw Amsterdam on 8, 9 November 2007 (Dukas/Van Keulen, Dalbavie, Messiaen, and 13, 14 June 2008 (Zuidam)

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, George Benjamin & Ingo Metzmacher

These masterly performances under the baton of George Benjamin here provide the focus of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra's inventive tribute to the composer, captured live at concerts during... More…

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