40 Years of the Gramophone Awards - up to 35% off
To mark this year's 40th anniversary of the Gramophone Awards, we're offering up to 35% off previous winners of the coveted Gramophone Recording of the Year Award. This offer ends on 23rd October 2017 - it's the perfect opportunity to explore these outstanding performances (please note that discounts do not currently apply to downloads).
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Two discs, retailing at a high mid-price and playing for a total of 84 minutes? The playing and the recording had better be in the luxury class. Fortunately they are.
Zimerman is the very model... — More…
Patricia Kopatchinskaja (violin), Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble Modern
Kopatchinskaja marries consummate technical brilliance and an amazing aural imagination wiuth a capacity to bring completely new interpretative perspectives to some very familiar music. This...may... — More…
Charlotte Margiono, Catherine Robbin, William Kendall, Alastair Miles
Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique, John Eliot Gardiner
A disc that revealed Gardiner's Beethoven credentials but which also showed off his magnificent Monterverdi Choir as it edged into the 19th century. Another Record of the Year. — More…
Elisabeth Söderström (Katya), Peter Dvorsky (Boris), Nedezda Kniplová (Kabanicha), Vladimir Krejcik (Tichon), Libuse Márová (Varvara), Dalibor Jedlicka (Dikov), Jaroslav Soucek (Kuligin), Jitka Pavlová (Glasha), Gertrude Jahn (Feklusha)
Wiener Staatsopernchor & Wiener Philharmoniker, Sir...
Fabulous, surging Vienna Philharmonic playing, Elisabeth Söderström's poignant performance in the title role, and matchless Decca sound all combined to produce one of the truly classical opera... — More…
Carol Neblett (Minnie), Plácido Domingo (Dick Johnson), Sherrill Milnes (Jack Rance)
Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Zubin Mehta
This opera depicts the triangular relationship between Minnie, the saloon owner and 'mother' to the entire town of gold miners, Jack Rance, the sheriff and Dick Johnson (alias Ramerrez), a bandit... — More…
Gidon Kremer & Pierre-Laurent Aimard
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Another absorbing set, with Nikolaus Harnoncourt bringing his impeccable, historically-informed sensibilities to the modern instruments of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe. The Eroica is mightily... — More…
Elisabeth Söderström (Jenufa), Eva Randova (Kostelnicka), Petr Dvorsky (Steva), Vaclav Zitek (Sterek), Marie Mrazova (Starenka), Dalibor Jedlicka (Rychtar), Wieslaw Ochman (Laca), Lucia Popp (Karolka), Lucia Popp (Vixen), Eva Randová (Fox), Dalibor Jedliaka (Forester), Dalibor Jedlicka (Gorjancikov),...
Charles Mackerras's partnership with soprano Söderström produced definitive and superbly recorded studio performances of Kát'a Kabanová, Jenůfa and The Makropulos Case. A must for Janáček fans. — More…