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Bassoonist Daniel Smith is the first to record all thirty-seven of Vivaldi’s jovial, yet passionate, concertos.
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For its final recording, the extraordinary British singers explore rarely heard seasonal music of the Renaissance.
Sergey Schepkin injects modern flair into Bach.
Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony explore the more humble side of Romantic and modern repertoire.
The American pianist is a musical "poet" in Chopin's twenty-four preludes.
German violinist Lena Neudauer brings a fresh approach to works Mozart composed during the time of the American Revolution.
The American guitarist brings together an astonishing diversity of music in a five-disc set.
The superstar pianist dazzles with an energetic performance of Mozart concertos, sonatas, and other works.
The Georgian violinist explores Bach's music through concertos, sonatas, and sacred music.
Welsh pianist Llyr Williams explores Richard Wagner's works for solo piano as well as re-imaginings by Franz Liszt and Glenn Gould, and his own transcriptions.
The violinist and Music Director of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields explores Bach's concertos, as well as provocative arrangements by Mendelssohn and Schumann.
Pianist Joanne Polk explores music by a composer whose mastery of short character pieces overcame societal prejudices.
A Scottish early music ensemble led by bassoonist Peter Whelan explores vibrant chamber music by a contemporary of J.S. Bach.
The British pianist's newest recording combines crystalline interpretations of music by Bach and Chopin with rarely heard gems by Morton Gould, Adolf Schulz-Evler, and more.
Rinaldo Alessandrini and Concerto Italiano transport us, through Monteverdi's music, to a time and place that ranks as one of the richest and most creatively vibrant in history.
Adrian Chandler and La Serenissima explore music both by and for a renowned virtuoso who lived at the intersection of his era's most important talents.
Pianist Khatia Buniatishvili pays tribute to her mother, her country, and her past in a crisp and personal selection of music from Bach to Ravel.
In a deeply personal compilation, violinist Nicola Benedetti's Scottish roots are at the heart of in a recording that explores the intersection of classical and folk music.
In a new collection of remastered classics, this album celebrates the depth and breadth of the best selling conductor's legacy, 25 years after his death.
British choral group VOCES8 explores Eventide— the time between day and night— with an etheral mix of traditional and fresh new pieces and arrangements.
Using a range of rare instruments, Slovenian guitarist Mak Grgic brings a fresh perspective to music from classic films, including scores by Bernstein, Morricone, and more.
Pianist Katarzyna Musial explores a stunning range of 20th century dances from around the globe.
One of the most dynamic young conductors on the stage today, Pablo Heras-Casado explores music associated with a legendary singer and impressario in vibrant performances by Concerto Köln.
The Montenegrin guitarist pays homage to the legacy of his instrument while looking forward through his own impressive musical voice.
Heinz Holliger celebrates his 75th birthday joyously exploring work by composer Robert Schumann with Anita Leuzinger and Anton Kernjak.
Two artists celebrate their quarter century of collaboration with a new release encompassing a stunning range of music for violin and piano.
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, one of today's most compelling young conductors, traverses the four symphonies by Schumann with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
The celebrated conductor returns to his roots as a pianist with music especially for younger listeners, including works by Debussy, Beethoven, Chopin, and more.
The United State Marine Band performs transcriptions of works originally for piano, including Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition.
Two of today's most compelling artists combine forces in some of the most remarkable music ever written for violin and piano.
Simone Dinnerstein returns to Bach's music with a recording of the complete Inventions and Sinfonias, and Philippe Herreweghe conducts the Cantata No. 23 (translation).
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