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Abbado Bruckner 9 live
Recording of the Month
Bruckner

Claudio Abbado conducts the Lucerne Festival Orchestra

Stravinsky Rite of Spring Les Siècles
Orchestral
Stravinsky

A recreation of the Rite's premiere

Strauss's Elektra
Opera
Strauss

Starring soprano Evelyn Herlitzius

James MacMillan
Concerto
MacMillan

James MacMillan conducts his own chamber concertos

Julian Prégardien: An die Geliebte
Choral & Song
An die Geliebte

Songs by Beethoven, R Strauss, Weber and Wolf

Felix & Fanny Mendelssohn: Complete String Quartets
Chamber
Felix & Fanny Mendelssohn

Complete String Quartets

Robert Smith: Tickle the Minikin
Instrumental
Tickle the Minikin

17th-century lyra viol music

Handel: Tamerlano
Recording of the Month
Handel

Xavier Sabata stars in Handel's 1731 opera

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