Gramophone Editor’s Choice August 2016



Gramophone Choice

Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 5, 8 & 9 – Boston SO / Nelsons

Andris Nelsons is the Music Director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and in fall 2015 he was ann...

£19.99

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Tchaikovsky: Symphonies 1, 2 & 5 – Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / Petrenko

The eagerly awaited Tchaikovsky Symphony cycle from the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra an...

£23.99

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Dowland: Lachrimae, or Seaven Teares – Elizabeth Kenny; Phantasm

John Dowland’s gifts as an exceptional melodist are evident throughout Lachrimae or Seven Tears...

£13.99

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Four Four Three – Music of Terry Riley

The Ragazze Quartet with its classical roots, Slagwerk Den Haag with the sounds of today, and the...

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Bach all’ italiano – Simon Borutzki & Ensemble

Johann Sebastian Bach most likely is the composer whose music has been arranged most commonly thr...

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Beethoven: Missa Solemnis – Soloists; Concentus Musicus Wien & Arnold Schoenberg Chor / Harnoncourt

When Nikolaus Harnoncourt retired from the stage in December last year, it was his express wish t...

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Ešenvalds: St Luke Passion & Sacred Works – Latvian Radio Choir; Sinfonietta Riga / Klava

With each passing year, the name Ēriks Ešenvalds becomes more familiar within the classical music ...

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MacMillan: Since it was the day of Preparation … – Hebrides Ensemble; Synergy Vocals; Brindley Sherratt

This work received its world premiere performance in Greyfriars Kirk during the 2012 Edinburgh Inter...

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Wolf: Kennst du das Land – lieder by Goethe, Eichendorff, Mörike – Karthäuser; Asti

The brief period between 1888 and 1897, between the great cycles devoted to ...

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Handel: Alcina – Petibon; Jaroussky; Prohaska; MusicAeterna; Freiburger Barockorcehster / Marcon

Stage design: Chloe Lamford

Costumes design: Laura Hopkins

Light: James Farncombe

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