Classical music 2018

 Read reviewArvo Pärt

Arvo Pärt

Viktoria Mullova, Paavo Järvi, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra

The works on Viktoria Mullova's new album devoted to Arvo Pärt's music for violin stem from the composers study of medieval church music, and are products of what Arvo Pärt himself describes as a ‘tintinnabuli'...

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Callas in Concert: The Hologram Tour

Callas in Concert: The Hologram Tour

Maria Callas

Although Maria Callas died aged just fifty-three in September 1977, she remains the epitome of the operatic diva: the American-born Greek soprano who defined, and even redefined, opera in the 20th century. Callas in Concert: The...

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Schubert: Winterreise

Schubert: Winterreise

David Greco, Erin Helyard

One of the greatest song cycles ever written, Schubert's Winterreise follows a young man spurned by his beloved who wanders through a frozen landscape in ever-increasing states of existential angst, terror and paranoia.<br...

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Six Evolutions - Bach: Cello Suites

Six Evolutions - Bach: Cello Suites

Yo-Yo Ma

Sony Classical is proud to announce the release of Yo-Yo Ma's new album Six Evolutions - Bach Cello Suites, his third and final recording of these works. Bach and his Cellos Suites entered Yo-Yo Ma's life when he was four, when he...

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Heroines

Heroines

Nicole Car, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Satu Vänskä, Richard Tognetti

Stunning young Australian soprano Nicole Car is one of the brightest stars in international opera. In September 2018 she will make her debut at New York's Metropolitan Opera opposite Vittorio Grigolo and Michael Fabiano, and...

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 Read reviewHimmelsmusik

Himmelsmusik

Christina Pluhar, L'Arpeggiata

Himmelsmusik (‘heavenly music'), a programme of sacred songs and cantatas by German composers of the 17th century, presents a striking contrast with the previous Erato album from Christina Pluhar and her ensemble...

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Bach Concertos

Bach Concertos

Grigoryan Brothers, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

The Grigoryan Brothers return with an album of J.S. Bach's best-loved concertos, newly arranged for two guitars and orchestra.

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Steve Reich: Drumming

Steve Reich: Drumming

Kuniko

Kuniko's latest recording sees the hugely talented percussionist return to the music of Steve Reich. In Drumming she delivers a tour-de-force performance of the work, performing all thirteen parts herself and once again displaying...

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Si (Deluxe edition)

Si (Deluxe edition)

Andrea Bocelli

Presenting, 'Sì:' Andrea Bocelli's first album of new material in 14 years.

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re:member

re:member

Ólafur Arnalds

BAFTA winning artist, composer, musician and producer Olafur Arnalds returns with brand new album 're:member.'At the centre of this is the neoclassical wonder's ground-breaking new software, Stratus, which transforms...

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 Read reviewSchmelzer: The Emperor's Fiddler

Schmelzer: The Emperor’s Fiddler

David Irving

Johann Heinrich Schmelzer was a leading violin virtuoso in mid-seventeenth-century Europe, highly favoured by Holy Roman Emperors Ferdinand III and Leopold I. His six Sonatæ unarum fidium (Sonatas for one fiddle) take pride...

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Antonio Vivaldi

Antonio Vivaldi

Cecilia Bartoli

In 1999, Cecilia Bartoli unveiled her iconic ‘Vivaldi Album'. ‘The Vivaldi Album' went gold in 6 countries and sold over 700,000 copies. Almost 20 years later, Cecilia Bartoli returns to opera arias by the Baroque...

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Romantic Bach: From Intimate to Epic

Romantic Bach: From Intimate to Epic

Jayson Gillham

Featuring 11 of Bach's compositions transcribed and arranged, from Rachmaninoff's arrangement of the Violin Partita in E major into a pianistic showpiece, to Myra Hess's sublime ‘Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring', Jayson...

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Celtic Lute

Celtic Lute

Ronn McFarlane

On his new recording, American Lutenist Ronn McFarlane continues his love affair with Celtic music on a journey through Ireland and Scotland. Included on this recording are traditional pieces and music by the blind Irish...

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À Portuguesa: Iberian Concertos and Sonatas

À Portuguesa: Iberian Concertos and Sonatas

Andreas Staier, Orquestra Barocca Casa

À Portuguesa offers Iberian exoticism with a difference. In the Age of Enlightenment, Portuguese music shared the favours of certain English publishers with its Spanish neighbour and drank at the inexhaustible source of the...

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Berlioz: Grande Messe des Morts, Op. 5 (Requiem)

Berlioz: Grande Messe des Morts, Op. 5 (Requiem)

Edward Gardner, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra

Edward Gardner and the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra tackle the infinite and the immeasurable in the form of Berlioz's Requiem. All the grandiose, striking beauty of the Requiem's large-scale ceremonial is encapsulated by...

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Chopin: Nocturnes

Chopin: Nocturnes

Ingrid Fliter

A graceful and charismatic performer, Ingrid Fliter is known for her effortless technique and thoughtful, sensitive music-making. On this new recital, Fliter delights us with characteristically insightful interpretations which...

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J.S. Bach: Six Suites for Viola Solo

J.S. Bach: Six Suites for Viola Solo

Kim Kashkashian

On this recording, Bach's six cello suites are played on the viola by one of the instrument's greatest exponents, Kim Kashkashian. For Kashkashian, Bach's music is both a ‘true and faithful companion' and a reference point...

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Bach Inspirations

Bach Inspirations

Thibaut Garcia

Guitarist Thibaut Garcia releases his second album, a recital of works composed and inspired by Johann Sebastian Bach. Taking Bach's mighty Chaconne as his centrepiece, he ranges wide: from Charles Gounod's much-loved ‘Ave...

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 Read reviewInto the Fire: Live at Wigmore Hall

Into the Fire: Live at Wigmore Hall

Joyce DiDonato, Brentano String Quartet

Recorded live at London's celebrated Wigmore Hall, this captivating recital by Joyce DiDonato and the Brentano Quartet was conceived around Jake Heggie's song cycle Camille Claudel: Into the Fire, a work written for DiDonato - she...

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 Read reviewSaint-Saëns: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 5 & Pieces for Solo Piano

Saint-Saëns: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 5 & Pieces for Solo Piano

Bertrand Chamayou, Orchestre National de France, Emmanuel Krivine

Following his award-winning survey of Ravel's complete solo piano works, Bertrand Chamayou takes on some of the most brilliant yet fiendishly virtuosic music in the French Romantic repertoire on his new Saint-Saëns album,...

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Telemann: Sacred Cantatas

Telemann: Sacred Cantatas

Klaus Mertens, L'arpa festante

This new recording features bass-baritone and Telemann expert Klaus Mertens performing undiscovered sacred cantatas for bass solo with the L'arpa festante chamber orchestra. Discovered in archives, some of these cantatas were...

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Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach

Víkingur Ólafsson

The simply named Bach album features original works alongside inspired adaptations by composers including Rachmaninov, Busoni and Ólafsson himself. Renowned for his innovative musical projects, the pianist here offers...

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Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (DVD)

Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (DVD)

Michael Volle, Philippe Jordan, Bayreuther Festspiele

After Tristan und Isolde (2016) and Parsifal (2017) this is the third installment of the exclusive, multiyear partnership between Deutsche Grammophon and the Bayreuth Festival, in which the Yellow Label is the exclusive...

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An Italian Night: Live from the Waldbuhne Berlin

An Italian Night: Live from the Waldbuhne Berlin

Jonas Kaufmann

A magical evening dedicated to beautiful Italian music with the world's greatest tenor. Captured live for release on CD. Featuring Anita Rachvelishvili. This is the key release this year from "The world's greatest tenor"...

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One Voice: Believe

One Voice: Believe

Aled Jones

The final instalment in Aled Jones' hugely successful One Voice album trilogy!One of the UK's most popular singers and presenters, Aled Jones MBE returns to complete what has been an extraordinary journey, with the...

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Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 4 & 11

Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 4 & 11

Boston Symphony Orchestra & Andris Nelsons

Deutsche Grammophon proudly continues the widely acclaimed, Grammy winning Shostakovich Symphony cycle with Music Director Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony Orchestra.Andris Nelsons is the Music Director of the...

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Delibes: Coppélia

Delibes: Coppélia

Orchestra Victoria, Barry Wordsworth

Léo Delibes's Coppélia might not have the profile of Tchaikovsky's great ballet scores, but it is every bit as important. Rarely recorded in its entirety, Coppélia is a charming and beautiful ballet featuring...

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 Read reviewBruch Scottish Fantasy

Bruch Scottish Fantasy

Joshua Bell, Academy of St Martin in the Fields

A new Sony Classical release from Grammy Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell showcases two masterpieces from romantic composer Max Bruch. The album features Bell's first recording of the virtuosic Scottish Fantasy as well as a new...

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John Adams: Doctor Atomic

John Adams: Doctor Atomic

Gerald Finley, BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Singers, John Adams

Nonesuch releases the first studio recording of John Adams' 2005 opera, Doctor Atomic. Longtime Adams collaborator Peter Sellars created Doctor Atomic's libretto, drawing from original sources. The composer leads the BBC Singers...

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Kennedy Meets Gershwin

Kennedy Meets Gershwin

Nigel Kennedy

Classical superstar Nigel Kennedy returns with a critically acclaimed programme of the music of George Gershwin, hailed by The Guardian as "rip-roaring and exquisitely tender", spirited and playful gypsy jazz...

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John Williams plays Bach (4 CDs)

John Williams plays Bach (4 CDs)

John Williams, Peter Hurford, Academy Chamber Orchestra, Kenneth Sillito

The Australian guitarist John Williams has long been universally recognized as a true master, to quote the Guardian. The centrepiece of Sony's new reissue of his Bach recordings is formed by the Suites for solo lute. Also...

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Four Worlds

Four Worlds

Moye Chen

A clear crowd favourite at the 2016 Sydney International Piano Competition (SIPCA) due to his incendiary technique and warm stage presence, Moye Chen was awarded the George Frederick Boyle Prize and was signed to Universal Music...

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 Read reviewJohn Adams: Violin Concerto

John Adams: Violin Concerto

Leila Josefowicz, St. Louis Symphony, David Robertson

Nonesuch releases a new recording of John Adams' Grawemeyer Award-winning Violin Concerto (1993) with his frequent collaborators violinist Leila Josefowicz, conductor David Robertson, and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. The...

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 Read reviewConcertante!

Concertante!

Les Vents Francais, Munich Chamber Orchestra, Daniel Giglberger

The members of Les Vents Français, which has been described as "the wind-quintet equivalent of a supergroup" join the Munich Chamber Orchestra and conductor Daniel Giglberger in five examples of the sinfonia...

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Home

Home

Greta Bradman

Embracing songs repeatedly requested by her legion of fans, Home is Adelaide-born Greta Bradman's tribute to her homeland, and will feature 20 songs and arias that best encapsulate the essence of family, friends, and returning to...

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 Read reviewBaroque: Music for Viola

Baroque: Music for Viola

Nils Monkemeyer

Nils Mönkemeyer is a German violist and academic teacher. He has recorded several CDs, of viola literature and arrangements for the viola, making it a respected solo instrument. He has been awarded several international...

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 Read reviewWayfaring

Wayfaring

Umberto Clerici, Karin Schaupp

Wayfaring brings together Italian-Australian cellist Umberto Clerici with German-Australian guitarist Karin Schaupp, for a musical journey through a rich tapestry of cultures, ages and emotions.Clerici and...

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Bernstein: Mass

Bernstein: Mass

The Philadelphia Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Jacqueline Kennedy commissioned Leonard Bernstein to compose this massive work for the inauguration of the Kennedy Centre in New York. It premiered on 8 September 1971. Bernstein decided to write an innovative Mass and what came...

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Cello Swoon

Cello Swoon

Various

For over 20 years, the ‘Swoon' segment on ABC Classic FM's Breakfast show has been a beloved oasis of calm and beauty, a chance to shut out the noise and busyness of everyday life, and drink in the loveliness of pure music....

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 Read reviewThe Verdi Album

The Verdi Album

Sonya Yoncheva

Soprano Sonya Yoncheva has dedicated her latest release to the music of Verdi. This album includes arias ranging from Verdi's most celebrated works-including Don Carlo and Otello- to some lesser-known gems. Sonya commences her...

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 Read reviewAfter Bach

After Bach

Brad Mehldau

Nonesuch releases Brad Mehldau's After Bach on March 9, 2018. The album comprises the pianist/composer's recordings of four preludes and one fugue from J.S. Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, each followed by an "After Bach"...

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 Read reviewTchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Shostakovich: String Quartets

Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Shostakovich: String Quartets

Orava Quartet

Orava Quartet's debut album on Deutsche Grammophon AustraliaFeatured works include Tchaikovsky's String Quartet no.1, Rachmaninov's String Quartet no.1 (unfinished), Shostakovich's String Quartet no.8 and...

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The Beauty of the Violin

The Beauty of the Violin

Lu Siqing, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Northey

Lu Siqing, China's finest violinist, makes his debut recording with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra - to be launched at MSO's gala Chinese New Year Concert (celebrating the Year of the Dog).Mr Lu (whose full name is...

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Inspiration

Inspiration

Sheku Kanneh-Mason

Inspiration reflects Sheku's own inspirations and influences, featuring a broad range of music from Bob Marley and Jacqueline du Pre to Shostakovich, including some of Sheku's own arrangements.The album...

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Home

Home

Kian Soltani, Aaron Pilsan

This is Kian Soltani's Debut album on DG with duo partner Aaron Pilsan.HOME: A concept album combining Kian's Austrian and Persian roots, reflected in the choice of repertoire: Cello highlights including one of the...

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Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Nos. 14 & 29

Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Nos. 14 & 29

Murray Perahia

Murray Perahia explored the Hammerklavier Sonata first when he was in his mid-twenties. While the work's enormous technical and physical challenges fell within his grasp, its profound musical demands eluded him. After years of...

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New Year' s Concert 2018

New Year' s Concert 2018

Vienna Philharmonic, Riccardo Muti

The 2018 Vienna Philharmonic New Year's Concert took place on January 1, 2018, under the baton of Riccardo Muti in the Musikverein in Vienna. This year's concert marked the fifth time - after 1993, 1997, 2000 and 2004 - that...

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Piano Quartet in C minor / Sonata for Violin & Piano / In Black Ink

Piano Quartet in C minor / Sonata for Violin & Piano / In Black Ink

Andrew Anderson

A collection of instrumental and vocal chamber music.

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Smetana: Má Vlast - In memoriam Jiří Bělohlávek

Smetana: Má Vlast - In memoriam Jiří Bělohlávek

Czech Philharmonic, Jiří Bělohlávek

The great Czech conductor and his beloved orchestra perform a definitive Má vlast.

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Symphony of Seduction: Great Love Music of the Classical Composers

Symphony of Seduction: Great Love Music of the Classical Composers

Various Artists, Christopher Lawrence

‘Love cannot express the idea of music, while music may give an idea of love.' Romantic composer Hector BerliozFrom the creator of Swoon comes an enthralling introduction to the great love music of the...

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 Read reviewReich: Pulse/Quartet

Reich: Pulse/Quartet

International Contemporary Ensemble

Steve Reich's Pulse/Quartet includes the world-premiere recordings of Pulse, performed by the International Contemporary Ensemble, and Quartet, played by the Colin Currie Group. The Los Angeles Times...

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Debussy: Peaceful Piano

Debussy: Peaceful Piano

Various Artists

Dive into impressionistic musical landscapes inspired by the calming beauty of nature and unwind with Debussy's most relaxing piano melodies.

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