J.S. Bach: Mass in B minor, BWV 232 / Agnes Giebel, Janet Baker, Nicolai Gedda, Hermann Prey, Franz Crass. Otto Klemperer, New Philharmonia Orch.
1 CD / Warner Classics / 2015-09-18Conductors: Klemperer, Otto
Ensemble: BBC Chorus; New Philharmonia Orchestra
Beethoven: The Five Piano Concertos; The Choral Fantasia / Daniel Barenboim, piano; New Philharmonia Orch., Klemperer (rec. 1967-68)
3 CD / Warner Classics / 2015-09-18Conductors: Klemperer, Otto
Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
The partnership of the young and dynamic Daniel Barenboim with Otto Klemperer, a veteran not known for his readiness to compromise, proved a revelation. As...continue...
Strauss: Four Last Songs; Die Frau Ohne Schatten (highlights); Also sprach Zarathustra / Leontyne Price, soprano; Patricia Clark, soprano. Leinsdorf, Reiner
1 CD / Sony / RCA / 2015-09-11Conductors: Leinsdorf, Erich; Reiner, Fritz
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra; New Philharmonia Orchestra
Drawn from the worldwide catalog holdings of Sony Classical, which includes both the Columbia/CBS and RCA Victor label imprints, the SONY Classical Originals, SONY Classical...continue...
Verdi: Il Trovatore / Leontyne Price; Placido Domingo, Sherrill Milnes, Fiorenza Cossotto. New Philharmonia Orch., Mehta (rec. 1969)
2 CD / Sony / RCA / 2015-09-11Conductors: Mehta, Zubin
Ensemble: Ambrosian Opera Chorus; New Philharmonia Orchestra
Tchaikovsky: Masterworks Edition - complete symphonies, orchestral suites and ballets, two operas, the great concertos, a significant selection of chamber and solo piano works, songs and sacred music [27 CDs]
27 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2015-09-04Conductors: Rostropovich, Mstislav; Levine, James; Ozawa, Seiji; Pletnev, Mikhail; Mravinsky, Evgeny
Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra; Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra; New Philharmonia Orchestra; Russian National Orchestra
Limited Edition. Renowned for his soaring melodies and dramatic style, Tchaikovsky was a master of many genres. This wide-ranging edition comprises his complete symphonies, orchestral...continue...
Vivaldi: Gloria; Magnificat / Teresa Berganza, Lucia Valentini Terranl. New Philharmonia Orch. & Chorus, Riccardo Muti
1 CD / Warner Classics / 2015-08-28Conductors: Muti, Riccardo
Ensemble: New Philharmonia Chorus; New Philharmonia Orchestra
Puccini: Tosca / Leontyne Price, Placido domingo, Sherrill Milnes. Zubin Mehta, New Philharmonia Orch.
2 CD / Sony / RCA / 2015-08-14Conductors: Mehta, Zubin
Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
BBC Music Magazine
Leontyne Price's... 'Vissi d'arte' is artistry incarnate... Domingo sounds young and ardent as Cavaradossi, and Milnes's villain is the most complete I've ever...continue...
Carl Nielsen: The Concertos / Saeka Matsuyama, violin; John McCaw, clarinet; Jennifer Stinton, flute
1 CD / Musical Concepts / 2015-03-31Works: Carl Nielsen: Concerto for Violin Op. 33 (FS 61); Concerto for Clarinet, FS 129/Op. 57; Concerto for Flute, FS 119
Performers: Matsuyama, Saeka; McCaw, John; Stinton, Jennifer
Conductors: Wagner, Jan; Leppard, Raymond; Bedford, Steuart
Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra; Odense Symphony Orchestra; Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Denmark's greatest composer, Carl Nielsen is best known for his symphonie (released on Alto in 2015, ALC 2505) and his three concertos. This album presents...continue...
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition; Khovanshchina Prelude; Stravinsky: Petrushka (1911) / Charles Mackerras, London SO; New Philharmonia Orch.
1 CD / Musical Concepts / 2015-03-31Conductors: Mackerras, Charles
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra; New Philharmonia Orchestra
Two landmarks of Russian music on one album! Mussorgsky's masterpiece suite, originally a work for solo piano (later orchestrated by Ravel), is presented complete, and...continue...
50 CD / Decca / 2014-11-17Conductors: Ozawa, Seiji
Ensemble: Ambrosian Singers; Berlin Philharmonic; Boston Symphony Orchestra; New Philharmonia Orchestra; Orchestre de Paris; Saito Kinen Festival Orchestra; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra; Tanglewood Festiva...
Released ahead of Seiji Ozawa's 80th birthday in September 2015, this 50-CD set includes the legendary Japanese conductor's most celebrated recordings for Philips and Decca....continue...
Phase 4 Stereo Concert Series: 41 CDs of Decca's Finest Recordings - Classical, Light Music, Film Scores etc. / Stokowski, Fiedler, Munch, Maazel, Leinsdorf et al. [41 CD]
41 CD / Decca / 2014-10-27Conductors: Black, Stanley; Dorati, Antal; Fiedler, Arthur; Fistoulari, Anatole; Maazel, Lorin; Leinsdorf, Erich; Münch, Charles; Stokowski, Charles
Ensemble: Boston Pops Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; Netherlands Radio Symphony Orchestra; New Philharmonia Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
A comprehensive 40 CD overview of some of the most sonically-spectacular albums ever made, from a period when Decca enjoyed a clear technological lead over...continue...