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  • Federico Colli captures the concept of opposition in Scarlatti’s Piano Sonatas

    The real point of this recording is Federico Colli’s wonderful pianism'

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  • A rich, innovative interpretation of Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier

    ‘The Consort sound is a balm of well-tempered, flowing sweetness'

  • The myth of Ariadne brought to life in Baroque cantatas

    ‘Kate Lindsey adds muscle to her lofty and dignified arias'

    Choral & Song
  • Kristian Bezuidenhout delivers invigorating performances of Beethoven’s concertos

    ‘This is really exciting playing, and Bezuidenhout’s virtuosity is impressive’

  • Daniel-Ben Pienaar's captivating musical odyssey across 17th-century Europe

    ‘The recording is warm yet dry enough to ensure that complex contrapuntal textures never turn to mush'

  • Saxophonist Charles Lloyd's glorious 80th birthday celebration

    'The tenor sax guru vis still on transcendental form'

  • Joyce DiDonato's heart-breaking performance of Handel's Agrippina

    ‘Maxim Emelyanychev hits the sweet spot in his tempos, dynamics and realisations, the score aiming to mirror Handel’s lost original'

  • John Wilson delights audiences with this French programme

    ‘All the performances are beyond praise and superbly recorded'


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