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Cesko - Ragazze Quartet        
  Yesterday 12:06 pm

'Cesko' is the title of the second of three projected recordings for Channel Classics by the feisty all-girl Dutch / British quartet Ragazze, and as on their first recording entitled 'Vivere ' they give us an adventurous programme of musical contrasts this time from two Czech composers with widely ... more
  May 20, 2015

One imagines that it must be a daunting prospect for any conductor to contemplate the recording of a cycle of Mahler symphonies, particularly in view of the abundant recorded legacy available from some of the greatest conductors of the past such as Walter, Klemperer, Bernstein, Solti, Abbado... the ... more
  May 17, 2015

This issue completes Sakai Oramo's impressive cycle of the Nielsen Symphonies with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra for BIS that now joins the other two complete cycles on SACD from Colin Davis and the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO Live) and Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic ... more
  May 16, 2015

Sir John Elliot Gardiner's survey of the Mendelssohn Symphonies recorded in concert with the London Symphony Orchestra began with finely executed, not to say revelatory, performances of the composer's 3rd Symphony and Hebrides Overture. That disc also included a generous bonus of the Schumann Piano ... more
  May 12, 2015

Sir Andrew Davies follows up the fine disc of Berlioz Overtures that he recorded with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra with another enticing programme from this composer's oeuvre this time with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra with whom he currently holds the post of Chief Conductor. The ... more

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