Monthly Archive: February 2019
2018 — Best of Classical Releases!
Celebrating Piazzolla — This was a remarkably well-done album… Bravo!
Isserlis and Cello step forward with by works three Russian composers…
Finally, a credible setting of “Hamlet” as an opera by Brett Dean…!
A great presentation by Craig Morris’ trumpet solo of works by Glass…
Vyascheslav Gryaznov shines in his arrangments for piano!
Gifted pianist soars on an approachable jazz album!
Toscanini conducts Contemporary Russian Music = Works by PROKOFIEV; SHOSTAKOVICH; KABALEVSKY – NBC Symphony Orchestra – Pristine Audio
Toscanini reviews Russian Composers in the re-release of historic recordings!
An interesting debut release of a promising talent!
Veteran organist/trumpeter revisits free jazz with stellar results!
Jazz pianists offers an original vision of The Great American Songbook!
Berlioz shines in these outstanding historic recordings from the 1930s!
Greg Murphy Trio – Bright Idea should please traditional and contemporary jazz fans!
A release filled with undaunted spirit and a warm abundant sound
Veteran jazz trio has not lost their deft touch!
A big band tribute to jazz ballads hits the mark!
Gautier Capucon, with Martha Argerich, Bernard Haitink, Rene Capucon, present Robert Schumann’s major works for cello
Six decades of great vibes from Gary Burton…
Verdi: Messa da Requiem (In Memory of Dmitri Hvorostovsky) – St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra/ Yuri Temirkinov – Delos
A hugely mounted performance, this by Termirkanov and company, of the great Requiem by Verdi.
A breathtaking review of the Munich Philharmonic’s repertoire!
A Bristol based folk a capella group takes this potent and universal genre to new heights.