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Sol Gabetta (cello), Irène Timacheff-Gabetta (organ)
Amsterdam Sinfonietta, Candida Thompson
There's a simplicity and immediacy to Vasks's musical languge, not that far removed in character and spirituality to the sound world explored in John Taverner's The Protecting Veil, which makes... — More…
Ilze Reine (organ)
Latvian Radio Choir & Sinfonietta Riga, Sigvards Kļava
At times impassioned, at times hauntingly still, Vasks’s atmospheric choral world is brilliantly showcased in performances that are as exquisitely balanced as they are perfectly paced. A stunning... — More…
John Storgårds (violin)
Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra & Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra, John Storgårds & Juha Kangas
Peteris Vasks has been winning himself something of a cult following over the past decade.
On the evidence of this blistering premiere recording, his Second Symphony of 1998-9 seems set to repeat... — More…
Elina Garanča (mezzo-soprano)
Latvian Radio Choir, Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken, Karel Mark Chichon
The sustained line in the 'Laudate Dominum' by Mozart is amazing, especially given the sedate pace, and her intonation is flawless throoughout...If this collection of titles seems like a bit... — More…