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Dvorák & Szymanowski - Violin Concertos

Arabella Steinbacher (violin)

Radio Symphony Orchestra Berlin, Marek Janowski

…in a haunting performance of Szymanowski's Violin Concerto No. 1 the solo part seems to float in over a lush orchestra. Steinbacher's tone is sweet, her playing poised - in satisfying contrast... More…

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Szymanowski & Karlowicz: Violin Concertos

Tasmin Little (violin)

BBC Symphony Orchestra, Edward Gardner

This programme makes undeniable sense. All three works were written in the space of around 30 years, and their composers shared a love of the Tatra Mountains…[Little] doesn’t initially let herself... More…

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Szymanowski: Symphonies Nos 3 & 4 & Stabat Mater

Toby Spence (tenor), Denis Matsuev (piano), Sally Matthews (soprano), Ekaterina Gubanova (mezzo) & Kostas Smoriginas (baritone)

London Symphony Orchestra, with London Symphony Chorus, Valery Gergiev

Matsuev has his feet...firmly planted on terra firma, the edgier writing displaying more of a kinship with Bartok until the gorgeous return to lushness in the second movement suggests an almost... More…

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Szymanowski: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 4 & Concert Overture

Louis Lortie (piano)

BBC Symphony Orchestra, Edward Gardner

These performances prove ideal, finding luminosity at the opening, and delivering a taut, energetic fugal finale...In the oberek dance rhythms of the orgiastic finale, Gardner shows how he has... More…

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Szymanowski: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2

London Symphony Orchestra, Valery Gergiev

Being a natural inheritor of Scriabinesque exoticism, Szymanowski is bound to bring out the best in Scriabin's most imaginative interpreters, which is why Valery Gergiev proves such a convincing... More…

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Clare Hammond: Etude

Clare Hammond (piano)

The young British pianist Clare Hammond is fast building a reputation as a stylish interpreter of the new or less familiar... The real interest is the set of six Etudes by Unsuk Chin (b.1961),... More…

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Identity

Noé Inui (violin), Mario Häring (piano)

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MYTH: Szymanowski & Stravinsky

Rosanne Philippens (violin)

NJO, Xian Zhang

a significant talent whose varied tonal palette especially suits Szymanowski's music...Philippens connects wellwith Szymanowski's sensual muse. More…

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Szymanowski: Stabat Mater & Harnasie

Lucy Crowe (soprano), Pamela Helen Stephen (mezzo-soprano) & Gabor Bretz (baritone), Robert Murray (tenor)

BBC Symphony Chorus & BBC Symphony Orchestra, Edward Gardner

Once again, Edward Gardner shows that he excels in Szymanowski's rich orchestral tapestries. This performance mixes wild mystery with coruscating brilliance, somehow managing - despite being... More…

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Szymanowski: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 3

Ben Johnson (tenor)

BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Chorus, Edward Gardner

The BBC Symphony Chorus sings with languid exaltation, yet it is the orchestral detail that impresses most here, right from the still, mystery-laden opening...Gardner conducts with such conviction... More…

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