Recordings

International Classical Artists is the new home for material that would have been issued by BBC Legends and Medici Arts. This current Arthur Rubinstein issue combines Brahms’s B flat Piano...
The impressionistic haze and burgeoning expression that opens Arnold Bax’s Spring Fire (1913) immediately conjures images in the listener’s mind of landscape – sometimes shadowy, sometimes enchanted – as one...
April 2011 ... Avie is continuing its outstanding work on behalf of the music of Hans Gál (1890-1987), sharing him on this issue with a symphony by his Viennese cousin...
A warm welcome for the first release in the English Music Festival’s recording label, EM Records. Three violin sonatas kick-start this welcome enterprise, Rupert Luck and Matthew Rickard securing persuasive...
A ‘magic flute’ (courtesy of Gareth Davies) opens Faune and this Debussy collection, the playing from the LSO tender and suggestive, the harp rippling magically, the music made hypnotic in...
This marvellous performance of Bruckner’s Second Symphony (a Cinderella of his output) benefits from being played by the smaller forces of the Swedish Chamber Orchestra. Not that there isn’t a...
The Berlin-based Kuss Quartet look deeply into Schubert’s final string quartet, composed during a white-hot ten-day period of creativity, finding well its emotional turbulence, exploration and orchestral sonorities; there is...
A Beethoven recital with a flavour all its own. We owe a debt to Delphian for keeping us in contact with a pianist such as David Wilde, whose experience and...
Christoph von Dohnányi leads powerful and sensitive accounts of these symphonies by Brahms, the Philharmonia Orchestra responding with a range of moods and inputs that befits the music. Woodwind contributions...
This tremendous performance of Mahler’s ‘Resurrection’ Symphony opens in fiery and incisive terms, the conductor pushing the music ahead with palpable energy, then lingering awhile, yet embracing wholeness – all...
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