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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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SACD + Blu-ray

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Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64

London Symphony Orchestra, Valery Gergiev

Few can rival Valery Gergiev's pedigree in Prokofiev's music, and he is palpably aware of how this score works in the theatre. His pacing of events is masterly, with plenty of verve and passion…... More…

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2 SACDs

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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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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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Adès: Asyla, Tevot & Polaris

with Samuel Dale Johnson (baritone)

London Symphony Orchestra, Thomas Adès

Tevot's scintillating surge is brilliantly realised, as Ades's ark rides the glistening orchestral waves towards us. There's sheer pleasure to be had in its sonic grandeur, a sense of music being... More…

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Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande

Christian Gerhaher (Pelléas), Magdalena Kožená (Mélisande), Bernarda Fink (Geneviève), Franz-Josef Selig (Arkel), Gerald Finley (Golaud), Elias Mädler (Yniold), Joshua Bloom ((Shepherd/Doctor)

London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle

Kožená’s Melisande has a firm streak of red-blooded coquettish defiance that is effective, even if it belies the character’s customary blanched fragility. Christian Gerhaher’s Pélleas is similarly... More…

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3 SACD + 1 Blu-ray audio

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Fauré: Requiem

Grace Davidson (soprano) & William Gaunt (baritone), Gordan Nikolitch (violin)

London Symphony Orchestra Chamber Ensemble, Tenebrae, Nigel Short

The playing of the London Symphony Orchestra Chamber Ensemble and their leader Gordon Nikolitch and the singing of Tenebrae and the two soloists are all exemplary. The problems here are not mostly... More…

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Haydn: Symphonies Nos. 92, 93, 97, 98 & 99

London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis

The performance is notably warmer and more personal [than his earlier accounts], it glows with affection for this life-enhancing music...[the Adagio of No. 99] unfolds with a sublime serenity... More…

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2 SACDs

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Verdi: Falstaff

Michele Pertusi (Falstaff), Carlos Alvarez (Ford), Bülent Bezdüz (Fenton), Alasdair Elliott (Dr. Cajus), Peter Hoare (Bardolfo), Darren Jeffrey (Pistola), Ana Ibarra (Alice Ford), Maria Josè Moreno (Nannetta), Jane Henschel (Mistress Quickly), Marina Domashenko (Meg Page)

London Symphony Orchestra...

By all accounts the performances at the Barbican were among the most enjoyable of their kind in London for a long time, and certainly the enjoyment comes across on disc. The 'how' of it isn't... More…

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Sibelius: Kullervo, Op. 7

Peter Mattei (baritone) & Monica Groop (mezzo-soprano)

Gentlemen of the London Symphony Chorus & London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis

Sir Colin is a Sibelian of commanding stature and the LSO and Chorus give of their finest. Monica Groop… and Peter Mattei… are in fine voice here. More…

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