The Leonore Piano Trio plays Sir Hubert Parry – Rich and Virtuosic!
The always interesting Michael Tippitt and a premier recording
Tiberghien’s renderings of Liszt are brilliant!
Again, Amici Voices brings us an impeccable gift!
MARTINU: Complete Music for Violin and Orchestra – Matousek (vln) / Czech Philharmonic Orchestra/ Hogwood – Hyperion
Outstanding performances by violinist Bohuslav Matousek of the brilliant orchestra music of Martinu.
A wonderful new voice on the British choral scene
Brahms favorite genre for solo piano are rendered in this new release by Garrick Ohlsson.
SAINT-SAENS: La foi; Organ Symphony – Paul Jacobs, organ/ Utah Symphony Orchestra/ Thierry Fischer – Hyperion
Warm and exotic, the music of Saint-Saens has an illuminated presence from Utah, including a “new” score.
Steven Isserlis Plays Chopin, Schubert, Franchomme – Steven Isserlis, cello/ Denes Varjon, piano – Hyperion
A combination of scholarly authenticity and persuasive passions, this Isserlis recital of Chopin and Schubert testifies to a labor of love.
In their debut recording, this series of unfamiliar Liszt thoughts and imaginative fragments will long fascinate the Liszt connoisseur.
Martyn Brabbins and his selected principals delivers a powerfully mounted Sea Symphony by Vaughan Williams.
The reduced-forces version of the Brahms A German Requiem conveys its solemn, lyrical intimacy.
The Romantic Piano Concerto, Vol. 77 — works by SCHELLENDORF, URSPRUCH – Emmanuel Despax, piano – Hyperion
Pianist Emmanuel Despax contributes to the Romantic Piano Concerto series with two rarities, each idiosyncratic of its composer.
A rich visit into the choral music of Medieval Music of England.
The series finally completed—and superb!
Precocious concerti and the usual sterling advocacy from Howard Shelley.
Steven Osborne extends his prodigious gifts into the two sets of Etudes-Tableaux of Rachmaninov. Rachmaninov: Etudes-Tableaux, Op. 33 and Op. 39 – Steven Osborne, piano – Hyperion CDA68188, 61:39 (7/27/18) [Distr. Harmonia mundi/PIAS] ****: When Rachmaninov composed his first set of Etudes-Tableaux in 1911, he still felt the influences of Chopin, Schumann and Liszt, especially […]
The neo-Romantic piano music of Josef Suk has an ardent acolyte in Jonathan Plowright. SUK: Spring – Suite, Op. 22a; Summer Impressions, Op. 22b; Piano Pieces, Op. 7; Moods, Op. 10 – Jonathan Plowright, piano – Hyperion CDA68198, 76:38 (6/29/18) [Distr. by Harmonia mundi/PIAS] ****: Like most auditors of Czech music after Smetana and Dvorak, […]
Angela Hewitt extends her Beethoven cycle with four works of disparate emotional content. BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31, No. 2 “Tempest”; Piano Sonata No. 13 in E-flat Major, Op. 27, No. 1; Piano Sonata No. 25 in G Major, Op. 79; Piano Sonata No. 30 in E Major, Op. 109 […]
The combination of Rheinberger and Scholz offers some rare but effective keyboard repertory from an era rife with talent. The Romantic Piano Concerto 76 = RHEINBERGER: Piano Concerto in A-flat Major, Op. 94; SCHOLZ: Piano Concerto in B Major, Op. 57; Capriccio for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 35 – Simon Callaghan/ BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra/ […]
DOHNANYI: Serenade for String Trio; String Quartet; Sextet for Piano, Clarinet, Horn, and String Trio – The Nash Ensemble – Hyperion
The Nash Ensemble thoroughly beguiles us in diverse chamber works by Ernst von Dohnanyi. DOHNANYI: Serenade for String Trio, Op. 10; String Quartet No. 3 in A minor, Op. 33; Sextet for Piano, Clarinet, Horn, and String Trio, Op. 37 – The Nash Ensemble – Hyperion CDA68215, 76:08 (6/1/18) [Distr. by Harmonia mundi/PIAS] ****: […]