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Frederic CHOPIN (1810-1849) Complete Works for Piano and Orchestra - Oleg Marshev
(piano) South Denmark Philharmonic/David Porcelijn rec. 2010 DANACORD [JF] A splendid release that
will be a major success for both Danacord and Marshev.
Christopher GUNNING (b. 1944) Symphonies 6 & 7, Night Voyage - Royal
PO/Christopher Gunning rec. 2014 DISCOVERY [RB] Dramatic and full of inventively communicated incident.
Siobhan LAMB (b. 1963) Through the Mirror, My Little
Wife - Suoni Ens/Siobhan Lamb PROPRIUS [NB] Fusing contemporary classical disciplines with the freedom
SHOSTAKOVICH (1906-1975) Symphony 14 - Gal James (soprano)
Alexander Vinogradov (bass) Royal Liverpool PO/Vasily Petrenko rec.
2013 NAXOS [MC] Haitink now has a
fierce competitor whose fine advocacy deserves attention.
STRAUSS (1864-1949) Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Macbeth, Don Quixote - Frank-Michael Guthmann
(cello) Johannes Lüthy (viola) SWR SO Baden-Baden und Freiburg/François-Xavier
Roth rec. 2012/13 HÄNSSLER CLASSIC [SV] Roth takes nothing for granted and I like the results.
RECORDING OF THE MONTH Tomaso Antonio VITALI (1663-1745) & Giovanni Battista VITALI (1632-1692) Ciaconna -
Clematis/Stéphanie de Failly (violin)
rec. 2011/12 RICERCAR [DJB] An outstanding release in all respects.
Do Not Go Gentle / Spaces In A Space Bingham Qt
rec. 2012/13 PRIMA FACIE [PCG] A collection of works for string quartet written by various British composers over the course of the last twenty years.
Fantaisies d’opéra Works by Liszt, Marschner, Wagner & Wieniawski -
Léo Marillier (violin)
Alexandre Lory (piano)
rec. 2013/14 FORGOTTEN RECORDS [JW] Reservations about the recording but well judged playing with vivacity, sparkle and virtuosity.
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MWI Recommends - Bach's concerto for 2 violins & Prokofiev's piano concerto 3.
[New] Julian Lloyd-Webber's last filmed performance - available to watch free
[New] A Dream Of Germany: Music’s War-torn World 1914 - four concerts of music related to WWI on October 5 in London - see here for the Press Release (pdf)
Press release from EM Records about a new release Irish Idylls: piano music by Stanford, Bax & Rosenthal
London performances of Stanislaw Moniuszko's opera Halka in October - details here.
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Boughton's Immortal Hour - nine performances celebrating its centenary in London - details here
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