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 New  Offer Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 52 'Lobgesang'

Lucy Crowe (soprano), Jurgita Adamonyté (mezzo), Michael Spyres (tenor)

London Symphony Orchestra, Monteverdi Choir, Sir John Eliot Gardiner

Aided by fine soloists and, above all, Gardiner’s excellent Monteverdi Choir, this performance has a vitality that compels attention...But as soon as we get to the choral section, Gardiner’s... More…

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 Offer Mendelssohn: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 4 'Italian'

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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 Offer Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream - incidental music, Op. 61 & Overture, Op. 21

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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 Offer Sir John Eliot Gardiner conducts Mendelssohn & Schumann

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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 New  Offer Lost Is My Quiet

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

Carolyn Sampson’s soprano sparkles and Iestyn Davies’s countertenor glides through the air in this compilation, individually and in duet. They sing together with an enjoyment of the music’s ebb... More…

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 Pre-order  Offer Mendelssohn: Works for Cello & Piano

Christian Poltéra (cello), Ronald Brautigam (piano)

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The King of Instruments - A Voice Reborn

Stephen Cleobury (Harrison & Harrison organ)

On the whole, the organ is a pretty flexible beast, best in the Mendelssohn and Franck where heavy diapasons and rounded reeds make all the difference, but less spectacular in Bach, its mixtures,... More…

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Mendelssohn in Birmingham, Vol. 2

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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 Offer Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 5

London Symphony Orchestra, Sir John Eliot Gardiner

There's much to savour in Gardiner's urgently driven account of Ruy Blas, and the vibrato-less string passage that opens Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage is simply spellbinding, reminding us of... More…

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Mendelssohn in Birmingham, Vol. 3

sung in English; Mary Bevan (soprano I), Sophie Bevan (soprano II) & Benjamin Hulett (tenor)

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, CBSO Chorus, Edward Gardner

Calm Sea is one of Mendelssohn's most evocative pieces...and Edward Gardner conducts a most sensitive performance...[in the Symphony] Gardner stresses what over the years we have come to consider... More…

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