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Saturday, April 13, 2024
Dvorak Dudamel review

Review: Dvorak Symphony 7, 8, 9 Dudamel / Los Angeles Philharmonic

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Review - Dvorak Symphony 7, 8, 9, Gustavo Dudamel / Los Angeles Philharmonic / Deutsche GrammophonDvorak Symphonies 7, 8, 9 by Dudamel and the...
NImrod Borenstein Violin Concerto

Nimrod Borenstein, Violin Concerto

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Nimrod Borenstein’s Violin Concerto is a substantial work cast in four movements. It resembles the style of Prokofiev, Barber, Glass and -dare I say-...

Rachmaninov Piano Concertos 2 and 3, Buniatishvili / Jarvi

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These are heartfelt, brilliant performances of the two warhorses. The playing here is not lightweight but rather brooding, revealing the dark colours of Rachmaninov's music. Both orchestra and pianist perform the concertos impeccably.
Bruckner 9 Schaller

Bruckner – Symphony 9 with completed finale (completion Gerd Schaller 2018), Schaller

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Review – Bruckner Symphony 9 with completed finale (Schaller completion 2018) / Philharmonie Festiva, Gerd Schaller (conductor) / Hänssler ClassicGerd Schaller has recorded completions of...
Schubert Wand symphonies

Schubert Symphonies – Günter Wand

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This is one of the most all-round satisfactory (digital) cycles of the Schubert symphonies. Gunter Wand has been called a master of the core German...
Beethoven symphonies Nelsons review

Beethoven, Complete Symphonies, Nelsons / Vienna Philharmonic

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Music review - Beethoven, Complete Symphonies, Andris Nelsons, Wiener Philharmoniker, Deutsche GrammophonThe High Arts Review Rating: ★  ★  ★  ☆...
Beethoven sonatas Osborne

Beethoven, Piano Sonatas op. 109, op. 110, op. 111, Steven Osborne

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Believe the hype and the accolades this release has received so far: this performance of the last three Beethoven sonatas is one for the ages.
Beethoven 7 Petrenko review

Review: Beethoven Symphony 7, Kirill Petrenko/Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

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Review - Beethoven Symphony 7, Berliner Philharmoniker / Kirill Petrenko (Berliner Philharmoniker Recordings)It's always a pleasure to see new releases from the once-renowned Berlin...

Lindberg, Pettersson Symphony 5 & 7

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The 16 symphonies of Allan Pettersson have often been described as music of pain, anguish, and sadness. They are unlike those of any other...
Beethoven concertos Lisiecki review

Beethoven, Complete Piano Concertos, Lisiecki / Academy of St. Martin in the Fields

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There were times that I found the changes of tempo distracting, as in the Second Concerto which needed more energy and less thinking...