Brahms: Complete Symphonies; Ein deutsches Requiem /McNair, Hagegård; Westminster Symphonic Choir; New York Phil.; Masur
5 CD / Warner Classics / 2014-09-02Conductors: Masur, Kurt
Ensemble: New York Philharmonic; Westminster Symphonic Choir
In his four symphonies, composed between 1876 and 1885, Johannes Brahms proved himself a worthy heir to Beethoven. Grand in their scale, the works embody...continue...
6 CD / Warner Classics / 2014-09-02Conductors: Muti, Riccardo
Ensemble: Philadelphia Orchestra
Beethoven's nine epoch-making symphonies represent a touchstone for any conductor, and these recordings constitute highlight of Riccardo Muti's 12-year tenure as Music Director of the...continue...
Rachmaninov: Complete Symphonies & Piano Concertos / Mikhail Rudy, piano. St. Petersburg PO, Jansons [5 CDs]
5 CD / Warner Classics / 2014-09-02Conductors: Jansons, Mariss
Ensemble: St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Rachmaninov's symphonies and piano concertos - with their expansive, surging melodies, their rich colors and haunting air of melancholy - seem to capture the very...continue...
11 CD / Warner Classics / 2014-09-02Conductors: Tennstedt, Klaus
Ensemble: London Philharmonic Choir; London Philharmonic Orchestra
The entire breadth of human experience - both earthly and metaphysical - seems to be captured in Mahler's symphonies. Finding expression with the utmost grandeur,...continue...
5 CD / Warner Classics / 2014-09-02Conductors: Muti, Riccardo
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
With their abundance of melodic invention, color, lyricism and drama, Tchaikovsky's symphonies trace the composer's progress as both an artist and as a man, reaching...continue...
Rameau: The Opera Collection - 13 operas originally released by Erato between 1974-2002 sung by Frederica von Stade, Lorraine Hunt, Mark Padmore et al. [27 CDs]
27 CD / Warner Classics / 2014-09-02Conductors: Christie, William; Paillard, Jean-Francois; Harnoncourt, Nikolaus; Leppard, Raymond; Minkowski, Marc; McGegan, Nicholas; Gardiner, John Eliot
Ensemble: ; Concentus musicus Wien; English Bach Festival Baroque Orchestra; Jean-Francois Paillard Chamber Orchestra; Les Arts Florissants; Les Musiciens du Louvre; Paris National Opera Théatre Orchest...
Rameau's sumptuous and exquisitely crafted works for the theater represent a peak of achievement in French music. These superb recordings - which feature nine of...continue...
Escape to Paradise: The Hollywood Album - music by Rozsa, Waxman, Eisler, Korngold, Weill / Daniel Hope, violin; Sting, Max Raabe, Jacques Ammon
1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2014-09-02Conductors: ; Shelley, Alexander
Ensemble: Quintet of the Deutsches Kammerorchester Berlin; Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
In his latest album Daniel Hope shines a new light on Hollywood scores as he takes a widescreen musical journey, seeking out the echoes of...continue...
Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3; Violin Concerto No. 3 / Alexandre da Costa, violin; Oviedo Philharmonia; Conti
1 CD / Warner Classics / 2014-09-02Works: Camille Saint-Saëns: Concerto for Violin no 3 in B minor, Op. 61; Havanaise for Violin and Orchestra in E major, Op. 83; Jota aragonesa, for orchestra in A major, Op. 64; Symphony no 3 in C mino...
Conductors: Conti, Marzio
Ensemble: Oviedo Philharmonia
Canadian violinist Alexandre Da Costa was a prodigious talent on both the violin and piano from a young age, and obtained a Master's Degree and...continue...
Stella di Napoli - Bel canto opera arias of 19th century Naples, by Pacini, Bellini, Carafa, Rossini, Mercadante, Donizetti, Valentini / Joyce DiDonato, soprano
1 CD / Warner Classics / 2014-09-02Works: Giovanni Pacini: Stella di Napoli; Saffo; Vincenzo Bellini: Adelson e Salvini, opera; I Capuleti e Montecchi, opera; Michelle Carafa: Le nozze di Lammermoor; Gioachino Rossini: Zelmira; Saverio Merca...
Conductors: Minasi, riccardo
Ensemble: Orchestre de l'Opera National de Lyon
Following the success of her crowd-sourced 'Best Of' collection "reJoyce" and her electrifying Drama Queens album of Baroque arias, Joyce DiDonato returns to her heartland...continue...
1 CD / Decca / 2014-09-02Conductors: Valcuha, Juraj
Ensemble: RAI National Symphony Orchestra
Two of the most popular of all Russian piano concertos - Prokofiev's No 3 and Tchaikovsky's No 1 - paired on a single by the...continue...
1 CD / Urlicht / 2014-09-02
1 CD / Marquis Classic / 2014-09-02
London Music Works & The City of Prague PO perform the Music of Hans Zimmer (b.1957): The Definitive Collection
6 CD / Silva America / 2014-09-02Conductors:
Ensemble: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra; London Music Works
Ferenc Fricsay: Complete Recordings on Deutsche Grammophon, Vol. 1 - Orchestral Works by Bartok, Beethoven, Berlioz, Borodin, Rossini, Blacher, Brahms, Frank, Dvorak et al. [45 CDs]
45 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2014-09-02Conductors: Fricsay, Ferenc
Ensemble: Bavarian State Orchestra; Berlin Philharmonic; Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra; RIAS Symphony Orchestra Berlin
Fricsay's Beethoven, consisting of Symphonies nos. 1, 3, 5, 7, 8 & 9. The famed Fricsay Mozart: Symphonies 29 (twice), 35, 39, 40, 41 (twice),...continue...
1 CD / Warner Classics / 2014-09-02Works: Antonin Dvorák: Legends (10), for orchestra (arr. from, B. 117), B. 122 (Op. 59); Symphony no 8 in G major, Op. 88/B 163
Conductors: Serebrier, José
Ensemble: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
As part of his complete survey of the Dvorák's Symphonies the inimitable José Serebrier conducts the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra in the eighth symphony. Though he...continue...
2 CD / Warner Classics / 2014-09-02
Nina Kotova studied at the Moscow Conservatory and the Musikhochschule in Cologne, Germany. Kotova notably gave her first performance as a soloist with an orchestra...continue...