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...
1 CD / Lodia Music / 2014-09-09Works: Richard Wagner: The Flying Dutchman; Rienzi; Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg; Tristan und Isolde
Conductors: Païta, Carlos
Ensemble: ; Netherlands Radio Philharmonic; New Philharmonia Orchestra