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L’Arpeggiata: Handel Goes Wild
Album title:
Handel Goes Wild
Composer(s):
Handel
Works:
Handel: Alcina – Act III Sinfonia, ‘Verdi prati’, ‘Mi lusinga il dolce affetto’; Rinaldo – ‘Venti turbini’; Semele – ‘O, Sleep Why Dost Thou Leave Me?’, ‘Where’er you walk’; Rinaldo – ‘Cara sposa’; Solomon – Arrival of the Queen of Sheba; Amadigi – ‘Pena tiranna’; Giulio Cesare – ‘Piangerò la sorte mia’; Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno – ‘Tu del ciel ministro eletto’; Serse – ‘Ombra mai fu’; Vivaldi: Concerto in G minor, RV 157
Performer(s):
Nuria Rial (soprano), Valer Sabadus (countertenor); L’Arpeggiata/Christina Pluhar
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Mozart's Il sogno di Scipione conducted by Ian Page
Album title:
Mozart
Composer(s):
Mozart
Works:
Il sogno di Scipione
Performer(s):
Stuart Jackson, Klara Ek, Soraya Mafi, Krystian Adam, Robert Murray, Chiara Skerath; Choir and Orchestra of Classical Opera/Ian Page
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Boris Giltburg performs Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 2 and Etudes-tableaux
Album title:
Rachmaninov
Composer(s):
Rachmaninov
Works:
Piano Concerto No. 2; Etudes-tableaux, Op. 33; plus Kreisler: Liebesleid (arr. Rachmaninov); Behr: Lachtäubchen (arr. Rachmaninov)
Performer(s):
Boris Giltburg (piano); Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Carlos Miguel Prieto
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Anna Vinnitskaya performs Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 2
Album title:
Rachmaninov
Composer(s):
Rachmaninov
Works:
Piano Concerto No. 2; Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini
Performer(s):
Anna Vinnitskaya (piano); NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra/Krzysztof Urbanski
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Two ‘black-sheep’ cello concertos by Shostakovich and Martinu
Album title:
Martinů * Shostakovich
Composer(s):
Shostakovich and Martinu
Works:
Cello Concertos No 2
Performer(s):
Christian Poltéra (cello); Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin/ Gilbert Varga
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JS Bach's Keyboard Concertos Nos 1-3 performed by Schaghajegh Nosrati
Album title:
JS Bach
Composer(s):
JS Bach
Works:
Keyboard Concertos Nos 1-3, BWV 1052-1054
Performer(s):
Schaghajegh Nosrati (piano); Deutsches Kammerorchester Berlin
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Vladimir Ashkenazy conducts Irmina Trynkos in a performance of Borenstein's Violin Concerto
Album title:
Borenstein
Composer(s):
Borenstein
Works:
Violin Concerto; The Big Bang and Creation of the Universe; If you will it, it is no dream
Performer(s):
Irmina Trynkos (violin); Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra/Vladimir Ashkenazy
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Barbara Hannigan sings and conducts 'Crazy Girl Crazy'
Album title:
Crazy Girl Crazy
Composer(s):
Berg, Berio, Gershwin
Works:
Berio: Sequenza III; Berg: Lulu Suite; Gershwin: Girl Crazy Suite
Performer(s):
Ludwig Orchestra/Barbara Hannigan (conductor and soprano); plus film by Mathieu Amalric
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Rafael Kubelík’s Brahms cycle with the Vienna Philharmonic
Album title:
Brahms
Composer(s):
Brahms
Works:
Symphonies Nos 1-4
Performer(s):
The Vienna Philharmonic/Rafael Kubelík
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