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Ceri-Lyn Cissone (narrator), Alexander Knox (narrator) & Frankie Wakefield (narrator)

London Symphony Orchestra & The Monteverdi Choir, Sir John Eliot Gardiner

…much to enjoy here…pinpoint precision of melody-carrying flutes and violins, the sure footed bass and above all a sense that the composer is being taken seriously. More…

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SACD + Blu-ray

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Maria João Pires (piano)

London Symphony Orchestra, Sir John Eliot Gardiner

[Pires] has the enviable ability to make everything sound fresh but natural, and her tone is enchanting...The definition on [the Blu-ray] is superb and the camera work actually helps the viewer... More…

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Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Iestyn Davies (countertenor), Joseph Middleton (piano)

The art of vocal duetting is exemplified at its best in this recital by two of today’s finest British singers, working with an accompanist of equal merit…each singer has solo items…Yet the most... More…

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London Symphony Orchestra, Sir John Eliot Gardiner

Gardiner keeps the LSO on its toes both in the C minor work and the Italian symphony, the winds producing crystal-clear articulation the hair-raisingly fast account of the latter’s concluding... More…

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Christian Poltéra (cello), Ronald Brautigam (piano)

I cannot imagine these Mendelssohn pieces played with a deeper understanding, not just of their supreme logic but of the opportunities within that logic for expressive freedoms, always bearing... More…

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NDR Radiophilharmonie, Andrew Manze

Clean playing, excellent speeds, a manageable reverberation time (around four seconds), intelligent introduction of dynamics where they are plainly lacking and sensitive phrasing with no mannered... More…

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Budapest Festival Orchestra & Pro Musica (women's choir), Iván Fischer

Fischer’s wonderful orchestra works as if everyone revels in what they are doing. The wind playing is glorious, though the scherzo’s magical trumpet solo doesn’t stand out enough. More…

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Anna Lucia Richter & Esther Dierkes (sopranos) & Robin Tritschler (tenor)

NDR Chor, WDR Rundfunkchor & NDR Radiophilharmonie, Andrew Manze

Like Gardiner, Manze comes from the period-instrument world, with a similar zeal for textual accuracy...He gives this work, part symphony, part oratorio, a coherence it has rarely achieved on... More…

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Recorded in May 2013, Philharmonie Berlin

Deborah York (soprano), Stella Doufexis (mezzo-soprano)

Berliner Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado

2 SACDs

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City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Edward Gardner

Gardner conducts these pieces with a highly satisfying blend of freedom and discipline. In some of Mendelssohn's more lyrical moments...you need a metronome to judge his rhythmic flexibility,... More…

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