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Anna Caterina Antonacci (soprano)
What a glorious work, and what a find! Anyone inured to Respighi’s gaudy colours and thumping rhythms will be astonished by the musical and emotional range of this economical score. Neschling,... — More…
Martha Argerich (piano), Mischa Maisky (cello) & Martha Argerich (piano), Renaud Capuçon (violin) & Francesco Piemontesi (piano), Alissa Margulis (violin) & Jura Margulis (piano), Gautier Capuçon (cello) & Gabriela Montero (piano), Andrey Baranov (violin) & Jura Margulis (piano),...
The festival has class written all over it and exudes more joy - and humour - than any comparable event known to me. Argerich herself leads off here, in Beethoven's First Piano Concerto, displaying... — More…
Victor de Sabata
Alessandro Carbonare (clarinet) & Andrea Lucchi (trumpet), Alessio Allegrini (horn), Christine Rice (soprano)
Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Antonio Pappano
Pappano's gift to constantly delve well beyond the reputation these tone-poems have as technically brilliant display pieces devoid of deeper content. Try to listen, for instance, to the plangency... — More…
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Charles Dutoit