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  • A rich selection of piano and vocal pieces by the Schumanns

    'Listeners who know Dichterliebe intimately, and think they know the Schumanns pretty well, will discover many fresh delights'

    Choral & Song
  • A dazzling duo exude mystery and intensity in Beethoven cello works

    'Alexei Grynyuk handles his part with delicacy and flexibility, and his articulation throughout this recording is pellucid even at top speed'

    Chamber
  • Inspiring handling of rivalry in this Handel and Porpora duality

    'Bridelli showcases both Handel and his operatic opponent Porpora with impressive agility'

    Opera
  • Striking period-instrument brings new light to Schubert’s piano sonatas

    'Authentic performances of Schubert's piano sonatas performed on an 1820s pianoforte'

    Instrumental
  • A selection of brass masterpieces from talented soloists

    'Masterpieces that honour the soloists throughout'

    Concerto
  • A thrilling take on Mahler’s final symphony

    'Castalletti's arrangement achieves a remarkably full and convincing range of sonority in Mahler's final symphony'

    Orchestral
  • An infectious performance by Alexi Tuomarila and friends

    'Alex Tuomarila's trio perform a dizzying selection of tantalising tracks'

    Jazz
  • A breathtaking interpretation of Bach’s Cello Suites

    'A spellbinding set that is arguably Podger's finest recorded achievement to date'

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