New Classical Music
Iconic Deutsche Grammophon pianist and celebrated Schubert interpreter Maria João Pires returns to further explore the music of the quintessential romantic composer; deepening a musical relationship that has captivated critics and...
Bach Js Violin Concertos
Probably written for the virtuoso Kapelle at Cöthen (BWV1042) or
the concerts of the Leipzig Collegium Musicum which the composer
often directed himself from the violin, Bach’s three well-known
violin concertos are joined here...
Bach Piano Transcriptions
Distinguished pianist Antony Gray is an Australian who has based
himself in London for over 30 years. He has recorded for ABC
Classics for the last 20 years. Antony’s debut recording for ABC
Classics was in the early 1990s; the...
Bach Js Choruses
Parallel to the forthcoming John Eliot Gardiner Collection,
here’s a famous compilation of Great Bach Choruses, newly
re-presented just in time for Easter 2013.
It comes with a fresh cover, liner notes and texts...
Amore The Opera Album
Russell Watson explores the full-blooded romantic potential of
the operatic repertoire with this collection of some of the
best-loved tenor arias of all time.
Somewhere (from West Side...
Vladimir Ashkenazy: 50 Years Of Decca
Decca Classics releases 'Ashkenazy: 50 Years on Decca' on 4 March 2013, a limited edition box-set comprised of 50 CDs to celebrate the label's remarkable 50-year recording partnership with Vladimir Ashkenazy.
The vocal sensation everyone's talking about - Russian soprano Julia Lezhneva - makes her Decca solo debut with a celebratory disc of motets from Vivaldi, Handel, Porpora and Mozart, partnered by one of the world's leading early...
Raff Orchestral Works Vol 1
This disc marks the beginning of a new series, dedicated to the
engaging, albeit neglected, orchestral works of the German-Swiss
composer Joachim Raff. The survey starts with Symphony No. 2 and
the orchestral preludes to four...
Mahler Symphony No 9
This is Dudamel’s first CD with the Los Angeles Philharmonic,
recorded live at LA’s famed Disney Concert Hall as part of their
epic 2012 Mahler Project, celebrating one of the most energetic and
exciting musical partnerships of...
Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1, Sonata for cello & piano op. 40
Written 25 years apart, the two masterpieces for cello by Shostakovich recorded here were represent very different periods in the composer's career.
Sound The Trumpet Royal Music Of Purcell And Handel
In the year of Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee, Alison
Balsom celebrates the heroic era of the Baroque trumpet in works by
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) and Henry Purcell (1658 or
1659-1695), whose anthems, odes,...
Beethoven: Symphonies No. 4 & 7
Joshua Bell's first recording as Music Director of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, where he both directs and plays from the concertmaster's chair.
Mussorgsky Pictures At An Exhibition Prokofiev Sarcasms Op 17 Visions Fugitives
ABC Classic FM CD of the Week: 26th of November
Steven Osborne has become one of the most valuable pianists
recording today. His recent complete Rachmaninov Preludes release
was critically acclaimed...
A brand new album by the maverick violin virtuoso
Recorded at legendary Abbey Road Studios, Nigel Kennedy’s
Recital is a highly personal album, a tribute to the two most
influential musical figures in his life: Yehudi...
Elgar Enigma Variations Vaughan Williams Greensleeves Wasps
Enigma Variations, Op. 36
The Wasps Overture
Fantasia on Greensleeves
Kansas City Symphony, Michael Stern
Bruckner: Symphony No. 7 in E Major
Hyperion is delighted to present Donald Runnicles, chief conductor of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, in his debut on the label. Runnicles commands his orchestra in Bruckner's most popular symphony-repertoire that is at the...
Davis Conducts Sibelius
Symphonies Nos. 1-7 (complete)
Kullervo, Op. 7
Hillevi Martinpelto (soprano), Karl-Magnus Fredriksson
London Symphony Chorus
Lemminkäinen Suite, Op. 22
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (born Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus
Theophilus Mozart; 27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791) is among the
most significant and enduring popular composers of European
classical music. His enormous output...
Voice From Assisi
Alessandro Brustenghi – from the original friary founded by
Saint Francis of Assisi, the Porziuncola in Assisi – made the
headlines earlier this year when he became the first Friar in the
history of music to land a major record...
Schubert Orchestral Songs
Rosamunde, D797: Romance 'Der Vollmond Strahlt auf
Die Forelle, D550
Jäger, ruhe von der Jagd (Ellens Gesang II), D838
Gretchen am Spinnrade, D118
Chausson Concert String Quartet
This is the sixth recording by the Doric String Quartet for
Chandos Records, and the discography is going from strength to
strength. The disc of Schumann’s String Quartets, Op. 41 was
‘Recording of the Month’ simultaneously in...
Ascribe Unto The Lord
The Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge has selected some of
the best-known choral works of Samuel Sebastian Wesley for
inclusion on this disc, interspersing them with one of his organ
works as well as a psalm chant by his...
Then: Renaissance Airs and Dances
The brass quintet as we know it is a modern constellation, but ensembles of wind instruments, involving shawms and sackbuts, were a staple before the Renaissance had even begun. Featuring works by Francisco de la Torre,...
Vivaldi Violin Concertos Per Pisendel
This is the 49th title in the Vivaldi Edition and the 5th
volume, out of approximately 12, of the series dedicated to the
violin concertos whose manuscripts are held in the National Library
of Turin. All the concertos selected...
Bach Js English Suites
Whatever the elusive truth may be regarding the ‘Englishness' of
these 'Six Suittes avec leurs Preludes', there is no denying the
imagination of the keyboard writing. Each Suite is headed by a
Prelude of substantial...
Philip Glass: Metamorphosis & The Hours
Since their first encounter in May 2011, Lavinia Meijer has worked with some frequency with Philip Glass, even though he has never written solo works specifically for the harp. However, many of his piano works and piano...
Beethoven Violin Sonatas
Acclaimed Greek violinist Leonidas Kavakos makes his Decca Classics debut with the complete Beethoven Violin Sonatas. A young artist of rare quality, Leonidas Kavakos won the Sibelius Violin Competition in 1985, when still in his...
Devienne Six Trios Op 17
Bassoonist Mathieu Lussier’s latest recording concludes a series
of three ATMA discs dedicated to the bassoon music of François
Devienne. The six trios opus 17 included here are among the body of
works by this important...
Corelli Concerti Grossi Op 6
The release of Concerti Grossi Opus 6 marks the beginning of
Linn and The Avison Ensemble’s commitment to record Corelli’s
complete chamber music.
Arcangelo Corelli was one of the shining geniuses of the baroque
300 Years Of Music
Ingolf Wunder returns with a unique follow-up, 300, three
centuries of piano styles – from Scarlatti to Morricone.
Ingolf Wunder adores fun, melodic pieces that demand exceptional
flair and virtuosity – 300 will attract...
Brahms Symphonies 1 & 3
Recorded live at London's Southbank Royal Festival Hall in 1992
(Symphony No 1) and 1992 (Symphony No 3), this album is a testament
to the great Klaus Tennstedt's genius as an interpreter of German
Piazzólla: 4 Buenos Aires
Canada's foremost bandonéonist Denis Plante presents transcriptions of Ástor Piazzolla's seminal works for bandonéon and guitar.
Prokofiev Violin Concerto No 2
Janine Jansen has been a top-selling artist since her debut
recording in 2004 for Decca sold 300,000 records. A major star in
Europe, especially the Netherlands, Jansen has frequently topped
the classical charts and featured in...
Bach Js Harpsichord Concertos Nos 1 4 6 7
Having wowed the critics with their 2011 recording of ‘JS Bach
Easter and Ascension Oratorios’ Retrospect Ensemble return to the
studio to record Bach’s Harpsichord Concertos.
Director Matthew Halls takes on the role of...
Children’s author Michael Morpurgo narrates his book The Mozart
Question, an eloquent and ultimately uplifting story charting a
small boy’s discovery of his love for the violin, and of his
parents’ traumatic past in a...
Opera Collection 18cd Box
This is the LIMITED EDITION of Andrea Bocelli's new album Opera
- an exclusive box set that?s only available to buy here.
The Complete Opera Edition includes the complete recordings of
the following operas presented in a...
Gounod Romeo Et Juliette
Andrea Bocelli, the award-winning tenor and international
“cross-over” superstar, returns to his first love – grand opera –
with a starring role in one of the grandest operatic love stories
Fidelio Overture Op. 72c
Carmen: Prelude to Act I
Berliner Philharmoniker, Sir Simon Rattle
Les tringles des sistres tintaient (from...
Angela Hewitt Plays Debussy
Angela Hewitt’s previous forays into the French repertoire have
been praised for their ‘tenderness, Gallic wit, verve, and—the most
important ingredient of all—charm’. These qualities are very much
to the fore in this new disc...
Live At The Royal Albert Hall
Born in Kiev, Ukraine, Valentina began playing the piano at the
age of three and performed her first solo recital just one year
later. She has won prestigious awards for her playing
internationally, including the Murray Dranoff...
Shostakovich Symphonies No 1-3
Mark Wigglesworth continues his Shostakovich cycle on BIS,
performing with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and
Choir Symphonies Nos. 1 to 3
The First Symphony was in fact the graduation piece that
Acoustic Orchestrations Works By Scriabin Sibelius
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Teresa Stratas (Nedda), Plácido Domingo (Canio), Juan Pons
(Tonio), Alberto Rinaldi (Silvio), Florindo Andreolli (Beppe)
Change Of Worlds
Prepare to be musically transported by A Change of Worlds, the
latest release from Ensemble Galilei and Sono Luminus. Through the
unique combination of old Irish tunes, traditional American folk
melodies, and inspired original...
Mozart Paris And Vienna Piano Music
Gottlieb Wallisch, who has captivated audiences from many of the
world’s major concert platforms, impressed the critics with his
superb interpretations of Mozart’s Viennese repertoire.
This, his second solo album on...
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