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  • Bach family cantatas capturing exactly what Vox Luminis does best

    'In this project Vox Luminis celebrates not just the Bach family, but the power of music-making itself'

    Recording of the Month
  • Howard Shelley explores Cramer’s soundworld of fanciful elegance

    'The two concertos on this disc represent a real discovery, and a welcome alternative to the endlessly recycled Mozart and Beethoven canons'

    Concerto
  • A dazzling selection of works by Hieronymous Praetorius

    'All the interlocking elements of vocal and instrumental 'choirs' are balanced with exceptional skill'

    Choral & Song
  • A marvellous orchestral tribute to Knussen and Henze

    ‘It’s hard to imagine finer, more compelling elucidation of these four, dense and acrobatic scores’ 

    Orchestral
  • The production and cast that Barber's Vanessa has been waiting for

    'Vanessa is a great American masterpiece. Here now is the production and cast that Vanessa has been waiting for.'

    Opera
  • Elizabeth Kenny deftly interweaves old and new theorbo works

    ‘Kenny’s performances are technically assured in the trickiest variations, and always with a sense of spontaneous re-creation’

    Instrumental
  • A concept album with personal insight into pre-war Jewish life

    ‘The Jerusalem Quartet has assembled a well-contrasted array of music’

    Chamber
  • A glorious tribute to a jazz life well lived

    ‘This gorgeous album, celebrates the memory of Pannonica de Koenigswarter with a live programme of pieces associated with some of the famous musicians she helped’

    Jazz

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