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Boston Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons

Nelsons is spry and precisioned and his insistence on super-keen rhythm pays off big-time...The Fifth Symphony is quite marvellous...and like the Tenth should dominate the catalogue for a long... More…

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Boston Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons

Powerful and beautifully crafted, this recording – the first from the relationship between DG and the Boston Symphony under Nelsons – is a hugely impressive sign of just what this ensemble/maestro... More…

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They look at the Quintet with fresh eyes and that is evident from the outset. The pianist’s opening soliloquy has power and a directness of emotion, which is matched by the Belcea…The Third String... More…

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Alexander Melnikov (piano), with Isabelle Faust (violin), with Jeroen Berwaerts (trumpet)

Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Teodor Currentzis

his lightning switches of tempo and mood in the fast movement outdo most competitors for bizarrerie...Melnikov includes a searing, thrilling account of Shostakovich's late Violin Sonata, Op.... More…

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Melnikov unquestionably gives an impression of freshness and daring, as if he's discovering the music for the first time...Certainly one's bound to feel, listening to such superb playing, that... More…

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Steven Isserlis (cello)

Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, Paavo Järvi

Here at last is a recording to persuade sceptics that Prokofiev's Cello Concerto is not just an interesting but rather drab failure...both Isserlis and Jarvi leave their competition standing... More…

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Frank Peter Zimmermann (violin)

NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester, Alan Gilbert

[these recordings] stand out as formidable achievements. They match technical mastery at the highest level with profound insight. No less impressive is the compelling interaction between Zimmermann... More…

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The last ounce of acerbic bite that I occasionally felt was missing from previous instalments has clearly been saved for this performance of the Fourth...For me this series just gets better and... More…

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Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Manfred Honeck

Honeck’s Shostakovich sounds magnificent. From intense pianissimos to the shrieking upper register and full bass thwack of a grand peroration – which Honeck takes surprisingly at face value –... More…

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Truls Mørk (cello) & Jean-Yves Thibaud & Lars Vogt (piano)

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