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Andrew Constantine conducts Chadwick's Symphonic Sketches and Elgar's Enigma Variations
Album title:
Chadwick • Elgar
Composer(s):
Chadwick, Elgar
Works:
Chadwick: Symphonic Sketches; Elgar: Enigma Variations
Performer(s):
BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Andrew Constantine
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'Highly accomplished accounts of Bartók’s four most approachable orchestral works'
Album title:
Bartók
Composer(s):
Bartok
Works:
Concerto for Orchestra; Dance Suite; Rhapsodies Nos 1 & 2
Performer(s):
James Ehnes (violin); Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra/Edward Gardner
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Hannu Lintu conducts Sibelius's Tapiola, En Saga and Eight Songs
Album title:
Sibelius
Composer(s):
Sibelius
Works:
Tapiola; En Saga; Eight Songs
Performer(s):
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo-soprano); Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra/Hannu Lintu
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Pretty Yende: Dreams
Album title:
Dreams
Composer(s):
Bellini and Meyerbeer, Donizetti, Gounod
Works:
Arias by Gounod, Donizetti, Bellini and Meyerbeer
Performer(s):
Pretty Yende (soprano), Mattia Olivieri (baritone), Carlo Lepore (bass); Chorus and Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi/Giacomo Sagripanti
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Andrés Orozco-Estrada conducts Strauss's Salome
Album title:
R Strauss
Composer(s):
Strauss
Works:
Salome
Performer(s):
Emily Magee, Wolfgang Koch, Michaela Schuster, Peter Bronder, Benjamin Bruns; Frankfurt Radio Symphony/Andrés Orozco-Estrada
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Heggie: It’s a Wonderful Life with the Houston Grand Opera and Chorus
Album title:
Heggie
Composer(s):
Heggie
Works:
It’s a Wonderful Life
Performer(s):
Patti LuPone, William Burden, Talise Trevigne, Andrea Carroll, Rod Gilfry, Joshua Hopkins, Anthony Dean Griffey; Houston Grand Opera and Chorus/Patrick Summers
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Philippe Jaroussky performs Handel's Arias
Album title:
Handel
Composer(s):
Handel
Works:
Arias from Imeneo, Riccardo Primo, Siroe, Serse, Radamisto, Flavio, Amadigi, Tolomeo, Giustino and Ezio
Performer(s):
Artaserse/Philippe Jaroussky (countertenor)
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Katie Mitchell directs Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor
Album title:
Donizetti
Composer(s):
Donizetti
Works:
Lucia di Lammermoor (DVD)
Performer(s):
Diana Damrau, Charles Castronovo, Ludovic Tézier, Taylor Stayton, Kwangchul Youn, Rachael Lloyd, Peter Hoare; Royal Opera House Chorus & Orchestra/Daniel Oren; dir. Katie Mitchell (London, 2016)
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'Mirages' - Arias & songs sung by Sabine Devieilhe and friends
Album title:
Mirages
Composer(s):
Berlioz & Koechlin, Debussy, Delage, Delibes, Messager, Stravinsky, Thomas
Works:
Arias & songs by Messager, Debussy, Delibes, Delage, Stravinsky, Thomas, Berlioz & Koechlin
Performer(s):
Sabine Devieilhe, Jodie Devos (soprano), Marianne Crebassa (mezzo-soprano), Alexandre Tharaud (piano); Les Siècles/François-Xavier Roth
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Anouar Brahem: Blue Maqams
Album title:
Anouar Brahem
Composer(s):
Anouar Brahem
Works:
Blue Maqams
Performer(s):
Anouar Brahem (oud), Dave Holland (bass), Jack DeJohnette (drums), Django Bates (piano)
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