Vivaldi: The Four Seasons / Nigel Kennedy, violin & director; English CO [25th Anniversary Luxury Edition - CD & DVD, includes introductions to each concerto by Nigel Kennedy]
2 CD / Warner Classics / 2014-09-23Conductors: Kennedy, Nigel
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Nigel Kennedy's recording was released on September 25, 1989 on vinyl, cassette and CD and went on to become one of the best-selling classical albums...continue...
Paris - arrangements for trumpet of music by Satie, Legrand, Messiaen, Ravel, Piazzolla et al. / Alison Balson, trumpet; Guy Barker Orchestra
1 CD / Warner Classics / 2014-09-23Works: Erik Satie: Gymnopédies (3) for Piano; Gnossienne 3; Astor Piazzolla: L'histoire du tango; Enrico IV; Michel Legrand: La valse des Lilas (Once upon a summertime); Olivier Messiaen: Regards sur l...
Performers: Balsom, Alison; Barker, Guy; Karadaglic, Milos [Guitar]
Conductors: Barker, Guy; Redmond, Tim
Ensemble: Guy Barker Orchestra
One of today's most in-demand classical music personalities, English trumpeter and BBC Proms darling Alison Balsom shares her love of Paris on this new solo...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...
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 / 2014-09-02Conductors: 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 / 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...