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Bach: Brandenburg Concertos - Florilegium
December 17, 2014
Each new release from Ashley Solomon's versatile period instrument group Florilegium is always an exciting prospect. A glance at their extensive discography indicates the wide span of their musical interests ranging from Telemann, Vivaldi, Haydn, Couperin and even extending to three exciting volumes ...
Khachaturian, Prokofiev: Piano Concertos - Arghamanyan, Altinoglu
December 14, 2014
Nareh Arghamanyan's first recording for PENTATONE of solo piano works by Rachmaninov showed her to be an artist of surprising maturity who combines musical acuity with a prodigious technique. Her follow-up disc of the Liszt Piano Concertos confirmed one's favourable opinion of her potential in ...
Brahms: Symphony No. 2 - Fischer
December 12, 2014
The photograph of a smiling Ivan Fisher presented on the cover of this S ACD suggests a knowing prescience of the glorious performances of the three Brahms works that are recorded on this disc. This is the second release in Ivan Fischer's gradually emerging cycle of the Brahms Symphonies with his ...
Masterpieces in minature - Wang, Tilson Thomas
November 8, 2014
The release of 'Masterpieces in Miniature' celebrates Michael Tilson Thomas's 20th season with the San Francisco Symphony, a partnership that over the years has yielded so many fine recordings. The twelve pieces on this disc are, for the most part, what Sir Thomas Beecham would have called ...
Nielsen: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 4 - Gilbert
November 7, 2014
It has been a long wait of more than two years since the first issue in Dacapo's Nielsen Symphony cycle from Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic was released – a coupling of the composer's 3rd and 2nd Symphonies , so this second volume comprising Nielsen's 4th and 1st Symphonies is most ...