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Krystian Zimerman (piano)
Cleveland Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Boulez
Zimerman's pianism is self-recommending.
His trills in the first movement of the G major Concerto are to die for, his passagework in the finale crystalclear, never hectic, always stylish. For... — More…
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Yan Pascal Tortelier
[Bavouzet] turns in a performance of the Fantaisie that illuminates this uneven yet magical work like no other. As to the Ravel concertos, I have no hesitation in saying these are the greatest... — More…
Les Vents Français (Emmanuel Pahud (flute), Paul Meyer (clarinet), Francois Leleux (oboe), Gilbert Audin (bassoon), Radovan Vlatkovic (horn)
individually, they play with attractive timbre and immaculate intonation and articulation. Collectively, they blend their colours with great finesse, within dynamics ranging from cushioned pianissimo... — More…
Martha Argerich (piano), Renaud Capuçon (violin), Sergey Babayan (piano), Sergio Tiempo (piano), Karin Lechner (piano), Nicholas Angelich (piano)
David Guerrier, horn
violino, Tedi Papavrami (violin)
piano, Stephen Kovacevich (piano)
Orchestra della Svizzera...
[Argerich] recorded Ravel’s Gaspard de la Nuit in the studio in the 1970s, and hearing her play it 40 years later with the same dazzling security and clarity is an extraordinary privilege...There... — More…
Régine Crespin (soprano)
L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Ernest Ansermet
Sumptuous of tone, supremely sensitive, Crespin was born to illuminate the art of French song. Whether floating the seductive allure of Ravel or revelling in the wit of Poulenc these recordings... — More…