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Andreas Staier (fortepiano after Conrad Graf)
The endlessly ear-opening consequences are riveting; the wide-ranging aplomb of Beethoven's Variations could have been conceived with Staier's musical curiosity and flair in mind...This isn't... — More…
Susan Gritton (soprano)
Collegium Musicum 90, Richard Hickox
When the glories of Haydn's late Masses have been widely appreciated, it's sad that Hummel's have been so neglected.
They are for chorus and orchestra alone, without soloists, which may have... — More…
Eighty-one songs by forty composers who lived and worked during Schubert’s lifetime
Susan Gritton, Ann Murray, Stella Doufexis (soprano), Mark Padmore (tenor), Gerald Finley (bass) & Graham Johnson (piano)
Abetted by Johnson's lucid pianism, the singers nicely judge the scale and character of their allotted songs. Susan Gritton, her timbre, richer and more flavoursome than a decade ago, is equally... — More…