Classical New Releases

Classical New Releases

Below is a list of all classical CD titles released in the last 120 days.

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Schubert: 21 Songs cover
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FRANZ SCHUBERT
Schubert: 21 Songs
Alice Coote (mezzo-soprano), Julius Drake (piano)
[ Hyperion / CD - released 6/May/2022 ]
One of the leading mezzos of our day in a Schubert recital which offers seventy minutes of pure pleasure. The twenty-one songs recorded here are among Schubert's finest, from Erlkönig (written in the composer's annus mirabilis of 1815) to Leise...
Williams: Violin Concerto No. 2 / Selected Film Themes cover
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JOHN WILLIAMS
Williams: Violin Concerto No. 2 / Selected Film Themes
Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin) / Boston Symphony Orchestra, John Williams
[ Deutsche Grammophon / CD - released 10/Jun/2022 ]
Deutsche Grammophon is proud to present the world-premiere recording of John Williams's Violin Concerto no.2. The work was written for and recorded by the venerated composer's friend and frequent collaborator Anne-Sophie Mutter.
Messiaen: Vingt Regards sur l'enfant Jésus (with works by Kurtag, Harvey, etc) cover
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OLIVIER MESSIAEN
Messiaen: Vingt Regards sur l'enfant Jésus (with works by Kurtag, Harvey, etc)
Bertrand Chamayou (piano)
[ Erato / 2 CD - released 3/Jun/2022 ]
'Above all, what impresses is how profoundly nuanced his playing is - holding the sometimes conflicting elements in balance.' Gramophone Editor's Choice July 2022
Ash And Bone cover
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David Long
Ash And Bone
[ Rattle Records / CD - released 8/Jul/2022 ]
This new recording by David Long defies easy generic tags. Acoustic electronica, alt-folk, alt-chamber music or experimental instrumental are vaguely in the ballpark, but as David says, his music makes a constellation of these musical styles but...
The New Four Seasons - Vivaldi Recomposed cover
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ANTONIO VIVALDI
The New Four Seasons - Vivaldi Recomposed
Chineke! Orchestra, Elena Urioste (violin), Max Richter
[ Deutsche Gramophon / CD - released 10/Jun/2022 ]
When Max Richter's Recomposed first exploded into our collective ears almost a decade ago, a 59-minutes-28-seconds sonic starburst, the effect for so many people was total. We hadn't heard anything like that, ever.
At Home with Hugo Alfvén: Songs & Piano Pieces cover
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HUGO ALFVEN
At Home with Hugo Alfvén: Songs & Piano Pieces
Elin Rombo (soprano), Peter Friis Johansson (piano)
[ BIS SACD / CD - released 6/May/2022 ]
During his lifetime, Hugo Alfvén became known as one of Sweden's principal composers of his time, with works that struck a chord with a wide audience. As a result of his popularity, a nationwide collection was held in celebration of his 70th birthday...
Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 (String Quintet Versions) cover
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FREDERIC CHOPIN
Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 (String Quintet Versions)
Emmanuel Despax (piano), Chineke Chamber Ensemble
[ Signum / CD - released 29/Apr/2022 ]
Following the acclaimed Brahms recording in 2021, Emmanuel Despax presents his sixth album with Signum Classics: Chopin Piano Concertos (chamber versions) with Chineke! Chamber Ensemble. "Chopin's Piano Concertos are among his first and most...
Handel: La Resurrezione cover
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GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel: La Resurrezione
Lucy Crowe (Angel), Sophie Bevan (Mary Magdalene), Iestyn Davies (Mary Cleophas), Hugo Hymas (John the Evangelist), The English Concert
[ Linn Records / 2 CD - released 8/Jul/2022 ]
"Bicket and his stellar cast embrace Handel's radical approach, turning sacred figures into intensely dramatic ones. Handel gave instruments their own actor-like parts, which The English Concert deliver ravishingly." BBC Recording of Month July 22
Estonian Premieres cover
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TONU KORVITS / ULO KRIGUL / HELENA TULVE / TAUNO AINTS / LEPO SUMERA
Estonian Premieres
Estonian Festival Orchestra; Paavo Järvi
[ Alpha Classics / CD - released 10/Jun/2022 ]
After two recordings released on Alpha Classics (including a monograph devoted to Erkki-Sven Tüür - ALPHA595 - that won a Diapason d'Or in 2020), the Estonian Festival Orchestra and Paavo Järvi present six works by five internationally renowned...
Haydn: The Complete Strings Quartets played on period instruments cover
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JOSEPH HAYDN
Haydn: The Complete Strings Quartets played on period instruments
Festetics Quartet
[ Arcana / 19 CD Box Set - released 27/May/2022 ]
This remarkable undertaking by the Festetics Quartet represents the first and only recording of Haydn's complete String Quartets on period instruments. Recorded in Budapest between 1993 and 2006.
Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin cover
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FRANZ SCHUBERT
Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin
Gerald Finley (baritone) Julius Drake (piano)
[ Hyperion / CD - released 3/Jun/2022 ]
"Drake and Finley are hand in voice throughout the cycle, yet always understanding that either partner may sing their own song...A magnificent recording." BBC Music
Haydn 2032, Vol. 12: Les jeux et les plaisirs cover
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FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN
Haydn 2032, Vol. 12: Les jeux et les plaisirs
Giovanni Antonini; Kammerorchester Basel
[ Alpha Classics / CD - released 8/Jul/2022 ]
The twelfth volume in the Haydn2032 series, in which Giovanni Antonini conducts the Kammerorchester Basel, is devoted to 'games and pleasures'. The symphonies, recorded here, were composed for the daily theatrical performances held at Eszterháza.
Flower Of The Sea cover
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ISAAC ALBENIZ / JOHN CAGE / DOUGLAS LILBURN / PETER SCULTHORPE / CARLO DOMENICONI
Flower Of The Sea
Gunter Herbig (electric guitar)
[ Rattle Records / CD - released 8/Jul/2022 ]
A collection of works transcribed for electric guitar. Gunter writes: "This project started out with the rather angular working title Electric Landscapes. Poetic ideas don't always start under poetic circumstances. At the beginning of 2020, the land
Pärt: Wherever I Go cover
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ARVO PART
Pärt: Wherever I Go
Gunter Herbig (electric guitar)
[ Gramola / CD - released 27/May/2022 ]
Gunter Herbig's meditative guitar albums have become cult objects far beyond the classical music scene. After 'ex oriente' with arrangements of piano music by Gurdjieff/de Hartmann (BIS Records) and the Villa-Lobos album 'Tristorosa' (Aldila...
Heinz Holliger: Lunea cover
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HEINZ HOLLIGER
Heinz Holliger: Lunea
Ivan Ludlow, Sarah Maria Sun, Christian Gerhaher, Juliane Banse / Philharmonie Zürich, Basler Madrigalisten, Heinz Holliger
[ ECM New Series / 2 CD - released 22/Apr/2022 ]
"Gerhaher is astonishing in the virtuoso principal role...traversing the gamut of language and expression from song to speech...an excellent Basler Madrigalisten and 34-piece Philharmonia Zürich conducted live by Holliger." BBC Opera Choice July 22
The Hibernian Muse. Music for Ireland by Purcell and Cousser cover
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HENRY PURCELL / JOHANN SIGISMUND KUSSER
The Hibernian Muse. Music for Ireland by Purcell and Cousser
Irish Baroque Orchestra, Peter Whelan, Sestina
[ Linn Records / CD - released 24/Jun/2022 ]
Continuing their investigation into the wealth of forgotten Baroque music from Ireland, the Irish Baroque Orchestra and its Music Director Peter Whelan now explore music by Cousser and Purcell. Johann Sigismund Kusser or Cousser was a Hungarian...
Brahms: Cello Sonatas Nos. 1 & 2 (LP) cover
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JOHANNES BRAHMS
Brahms: Cello Sonatas Nos. 1 & 2 (LP)
Jacqueline du Pre (cello) Daniel Barenboim (piano)
[ Warner Classics / LP - released 20/May/2022 ]
Renowned as a great interpreter of Brahms, Jacqueline du Pré, here at the peak of her art and technical abilities, delivers the latest version recorded with her husband Daniel Barenboim in May-August 1968.
Jacqueline du Pre - The Complete Warner Recordings (special price 23 CD set) cover
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BRITTEN / ELGAR / BEETHOVEN / HAYDN / BRAHMS / DVORAK / CHOPIN / etc
Jacqueline du Pre - The Complete Warner Recordings (special price 23 CD set)
Jacqueline du Pre (cello) with various accompaniments and orchestras
[ Warner Classics / 23 CD Box Set - released 3/Jun/2022 ]
This new box set draws together the entirety of Jacqueline du Pré EMI Classics catalogues, assembled over her short 12-year career. The whole content has been NEWLY REMASTERED in 192Hz/24bit and from ORIGINAL TAPES.
Farewells cover
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HENRYK CZYZ / TADEUSZ BAIRD / KAROL SZYMANOWSKI / etc
Farewells
Jakub Józef Orliński (countertenor), Michał Biel (piano)
[ Erato / CD - released 6/May/2022 ]
"this is an extraordinarily wide programme, one equally shaped by the excellent pianist Michał Biel." BBC Music Magazine July 2022 Choral & Song Choice
Invisible Forces cover
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James Heather
Invisible Forces
[ Ahead of Our Time / CD - released 20/May/2022 ]
Pianist and composer James Heather is one of the new artists flourishing in the wake of classically trained artists such as Nils Frahm, Max Richter and Hidden Orchestra instrumentalist Poppy Ackroyd, who have all drawn increasingly broad audiences to...