These are the best-selling Classical titles this week at Marbecks and www.marbecks.co.nz.
ERNEST CHAUSSON / EINOJUHANI RAUTAVAARA / SERGEI PROKOFIEV
Hilary Hahn - Paris
Hilary Hahn (violin) / Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Mikko Franck
[ Deutsche Grammophon / CD - released 12/Mar/2021 ]
DG presents three-time Grammy-winning violinist Hilary Hahn's latest release. The new album Paris features...
Light For The World
Poor Clare Sisters Arundel
[ Decca / CD - released 23/Apr/2021 ]
The Poor Clares of Arundel are 23 women living in a modest convent in the Sussex countryside. The original...
Brahms: Piano Concertos
András Schiff (piano), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
[ ECM New Series / 2 CD - released 4/Jun/2021 ]
"My enthusiasm for Brahms goes back to my youth, and the piano concertos are largely responsible for...
W. A. MOZART
Mozart Momentum - 1785
Leif Ove Andsnes (piano), Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Matthew Truscott (violin), Joel Hunter (viola), Frank-Michael Guthmann (cello)
[ Sony Classical / 2 CD - released 28/May/2021 ]
Mozart Momentum 1785 is the first of two releases exploring Mozart's Vienna years. It includes piano...
VIVALDI / BEETHOVEN / BRUCE / SCARLATTI / etc
Avi Avital: Art of the Mandolin
Avi Avital (mandolin) / Venice Baroque Orchestra, with Alon Sariel (mandolin) & Sean Shibe (guitar)
[ Deutsche Grammophon / CD - released 13/Nov/2020 ]
Art of the Mandolin is Avi Avital's first recording program consisting exclusively of pieces originally...
PUCCINI / BIZET / DVORAK / OFFENBACH / DONIZETTI / VERDI / etc
40 Most Beautiful Arias
Maria Callas, Placido Domingo, Cecilia Bartoli, Kiri te Kanawa, Jose Carreras, José Cura, Angela Gheorghiu, etc
[ Warner Classics / 2 CD - released 10/Feb/2009 ]
Nothing stirs the soul and tugs at the heartstrings more than an inspired operatic aria. Warner Classics...
TALBOT / EINAUDI / SHORE / SCHUMANN
Miloš : The Moon & The Forest
Miloš Karadaglić (guitar) / BBC Symphony Orchestra, Ben Gernon, National Arts Centre Orchestra Alexander Shelley
[ Decca / CD - released 7/May/2021 ]
A decade after Miloš took the globe by storm with his sensational debut album, Mediterráneo, the world's...
SIR ARTHUR SULLIVAN
Sullivan: The Harmonious Echo
Mary Bevan (soprano), Kitty Whately (mezzo), Ben Johnson (tenor), Ashley Riches (bass-baritone), David Owen-Norris (piano)
[ Chandos / CD - released 4/Jun/2021 ]
Although most widely remembered for his operettas in partnership with W.S. Gilbert, Sir Arthur Sullivan...
RICHARD WAGNER / HANS PFITZER / RICHARD STRAUSS
Matthias Goerne: Im Abendrot: Songs By Wagner, Pfitzner, Strauss
Matthias Goerne (baritone), Seong-Jin Cho (piano)
[ Deutsche Grammophon / CD - released 16/Apr/2021 ]
After his critically-acclaimed & award-winning "Beethoven recording" with pianist Jan Lisiecki baritone...
HEINRICH IGNAZ FRANZ von BIBER
Freiburger Barockconsort, Vox Luminis, Lionel Meunier
[ Alpha Classics / CD - released 26/Feb/2021 ]
The winner of numerous prestigious prizes, including several Gramophone Awards, the vocal ensemble Vox...