New Classical Music
Louis Andriessen: La Commedia
Nonesuch Records releases Louis Andriessen's Grawemeyer Award-winning La Commedia on June 10, 2014, as a set with two CDs and a DVD. The film opera, a collaboration with director Hal Hartley, is based on Dante's Divine Comedy,...
Mendelssohn: Elijah, 1846
At the time of its first performances in 1846, Elijah was hailed as one of the great oratorios alongside Handel's 'Messiah'. It tells the story of the prophet with imposing grandeur, inspirational orchestration and beautiful...
Music To Drive Away Loiterers
Train and subway station managers the world over, shopkeepers big and small, are all turning to Classical Music to keep loiterers at bay! From the Metro in Paris, to McDonalds in Sydney, downtown YMCA in Columbus and major train...
Vivaldi L'incoronazione di Dario
'L'incoronazione di Dario', composed in 1717, is the Vivaldi Edition's 16th opera and its 53rd release. It marks the halfway point in a bold enterprise launched by Naive in 2000: the recording of the 450 works in Vivaldi's...
Rodrigo: Concierto De Aranjuez Fantasia Para Un Gentilhombre Invocation And Dance Falla Homenaje Danza Del Molinero
THE most popular classical guitar piece by THE classical guitarist of our time. Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez is combined with the composer's second most popular work, Fantasía para un Gentilhombre for guitar and...
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto 3 Prokofiev Piano Concerto 2
Twenty-four year old Chinese pianist Yuja Wang is widely recognized for playing that combines the spontaneity and fearless imagination of youth with the discipline and precision of a mature artist.
Monteverdi: Madrigals Of Love And Loss
Gramophone Award-winning ensemble Arcangelo (in their first recording as a vocal and instrumental group) presents a selection from Monteverdi's last three books of madrigals. These ardent and passionate works are microcosms of...
‘Essential Tavener' provides an opportunity to reflect upon Tavener's unique composing career which featured some surprising and dramatic spiritual and stylistic changes since the early success of his cantata The Whale in...
Destino Mexicano - Baroque Rhythms From The New World
Lotte Betts-Dean - soprano and Daniel Thomson - tenor Track Listing: 1. Juan Arañés: Chacona: A la vida bona2. Gaspar Fernandes: Dame albriçia mano Anton3. Don...
Schubert Winterreise D911
Following the success of Jonas Kaufmann's debut album on Sony Classical, The Verdi Album, Sony Classical are pleased to release its first recital disc with the world's top tenor. Along with Franz Schubert's earlier song cycle Die...
CPE Bach: Württemberg Sonatas
Hyperion is delighted to present the debut recording of the wonderful young harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani. He was the first harpsichordist to be named a BBC New Generation Artist or to be awarded a fellowship prize by the...
Vivaldi A Tale Of Two Seasons
Adrian Chandler and La Serenissima, with virtuoso soloist mezzo-soprano Sally Bruce-Payne, continue their enlightening exploration of the music of Vivaldi focusing on two contrasting eras of the composer's Venetian operatic...
Schubert Symphonies 3 4 5
Track listing: Symphony No.3 in D major, D200 (1815)1. I. Adagio maestoso - Allegro con brio 8'302. II....
Beethoven Cello Sonatas
In this new chamber recording, Steven Isserlis together with his regular collaborator, fortepianist Robert Levin, presents a magisterial and long-awaited compendium of Beethoven's complete works for cello and piano, including...
Rostropovich 3 Classic Albums
Boccherini: Cello Concerto No. 2 in D major, G. 479Orchestra of the Collegium Musicum, Paul SacherDvorak: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104Berliner...
Bach JS: Inventions And Sinfonias BWV 772-801
Simone Dinnerstein has been described as "a throwback to such high priestesses of music as Wanda Landowska and Myra Hess" by Slate magazine and praised by TIME for her "arresting freshness and subtlety".<br...
Magdalena Kozena 3 Classic Albums
Auber: Le Domino noir: 'Je suis sauvée enfin - Ah! quelle nuit - Flamme vengeresse'Bach, C P E: Selma, Wq. 236 (H739)Bach, J C:<br...
New World Quartets By Dvorak Barber Copland Gershwin Brubeck
The Brodsky Quartet, continuing to pioneer unique repertoire on Chandos Records, presents a programme of works from the ‘New World' that explores an American sound in the string quartet. The earliest piece on the disc is the...
The Golden Age of the Cornett
William Dongois is one of the best-known cornettists of our time. He is able to play the repertoire of his instrument - the cornett resembles a flute in its construction, whereas its wooden mouthpiece is used similarly to that of...
Gershwin: Take Two
Following the success of Gershwin & Me, ABC Classics is delighted to present a new installment of the iconic catalogue of George Gershwin: Gershwin Take Two. Performed again by Australia's renowned virtuoso Simon Tedeschi,...
Bizet Carmen (Highlights)
Agnes Baltsa (Carmen), Jose Carreras (Don Jose), Jose van Dam (Escamillo), Katia Ricciarelli (Micaela)Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan
Puccini La Boheme (Highlights)
Arias from La Boheme - Renata Tebaldi (Mimi), Carlo Bergonzi (Rodolfo), Gianni d'Angelo (Musetta), Ettore Bastianini (Marcello)Tu che di gel sei cinta (from Turandot) - Renata Tebaldi (soprano)In quelle trine...
Mozart Die Zauberflote, K620 (Highlights)
Christoph Strehl (Tamino), Hanno Müller-Brachmann (Papageno), Erika Miklosa (Die Königin der Nacht), René Pape (Sarastro)Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Claudio Abbado
Mozart Le Nozze Di Figaro, K492 (Highlights)
Ferruccio Furlanetto (Figaro), Kiri te Kanawa (Countess), Anne Sofie von Otter (Cherubino), Thomas Hampson (Count)Metropolitan Opera, James Levine
Verdi Rigoletto (Highlights)
Renato Bruson (Rigoletto), Edita Gruberova (Gilda), Neil Shicoff (Il Duca), Robert Lloyd (Sparafucile), Brigitte Fassbaender (Maddalena)Orchestra e Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Giuseppe Sinopoli
Verdi La Traviata (Highlights)
Joan Sutherland (Violetta), Carlo Bergonzi (Alfredo), Robert Merrill (Germont)Orchestra e Coro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, John Pritchard
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