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A New Recording Project for the NYO

Holst The Planets and Strauss Also sprach Zarathustra, to be released in February

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New Award for Mena 

Juanjo Mena has been awarded Spain’s National Music Prize.

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Copland in reviews

'an outstanding release.' Critic's Choice, Gramophone 'unmissable!' Orchestral Choice, BBC Music

 
 

Critic's Choice

'an enormously impressive achievement.' Gramophone 

 

 

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Everything you need to know about recent changes within Chandos staff.
 

 

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Critics’ Choice 2016

“... superbly realised perfor ...

Critics’ Choice 2016

“... superbly realised performances ...”

Christian Hoskins – Gramophone magazine – December 2016
Critics' Choice 2016
"... Christian Tetzlaff and Lars Vogt ...
Critics' Choice 2016
"... Christian Tetzlaff and Lars Vogt convey a sense of wide-eyed discovery, ardent conviction and warm affection in Brahms's violin sonatas that's not only immensely satisfying but unexpectedly moving as well."
 
Andrew Farach-Colton - Gramophone magazine - December 2016

Critics' Choice 2016 - Rob Cowan

"... a celebration ...

Critics' Choice 2016 - Rob Cowan

"... a celebration of an instrument that Reger knew and loved well."
 

Rob Cowan - Gramophone magazine - December 2016
Critics' Choice 2016
"... arguably the most beautif ...
Critics' Choice 2016
"... arguably the most beautiful and thoughtful disc of French song of recent years... The singing and playing are exquisite."
 
Tim Ashley - Gramophone magazine - December 2016

“... The Toronto Symphony Orchestra plays with terrific spirit, especially the bras ...

“... The Toronto Symphony Orchestra plays with terrific spirit, especially the brass, and there are four excellent soloists including Britain’s Andrew Staples ...”   ****

Richard Morrison – The Times – 2 December 2016

From The Times 100 Best Records of the Year 2016

“The amb ...

From The Times 100 Best Records of the Year 2016

“The ambitious score pays homage to Schoenberg, Beethoven and Chopin.”

Paul Driver – The Sunday Times (Culture magazine) – 4 December 2016

From The Times 100 Best Records of the Year 2016

“The con ...

From The Times 100 Best Records of the Year 2016

“The conductor is a natural in Copland’s most celebrated ballet scores: Billy the Kid, Rodeo and Appalachian Spring.”

Hugh Canning – The Sunday Times (Culture magazine) – 4 December 2016

From The Times 100 Best Records of th ...

From The Times 100 Best Records of the Year 2016

 “Schoenberg’s post-Wagnerian epic gets another outstanding showing. Stuart Skelton is a thrillingly tormented Waldemar.”

Hugh Canning – The Sunday Times (Culture magazine) – 4 December 2016
"The Sibelian Maestro’s completed second cycle demonstrates an industry in rude h ...
"The Sibelian Maestro’s completed second cycle demonstrates an industry in rude health. "  ****
Greg Keane - Limelight magazine.com.au - 1 December 2016

“... a fine recital of rarely-played music for an unusual combination, something w ...

“... a fine recital of rarely-played music for an unusual combination, something which I wholeheartedly support.”  ****½

Paul Ballam-Cross – Limelight magazine.com.au – 2 December 2016
**** (Recommended Album)   3.5/5 (Technique)
**** (Recommended Album)   3.5/5 (Technique)
Christophe Huss - Diapason magazine (France) - December 2016
**** (Recommended Album)     3.5/5 (Technique)
**** (Recommended Album)     3.5/5 (Technique)
Jean-Philippe Grosperrin - Diapason magazine (France) - December 2016
**** (Superb Album)  4/5 (Technique)
**** (Superb Album)  4/5 (Technique)
Jean-Luc Macia - Diapason magazine (France) - December 2016
*** (Good Album)     *** (Good Sound)
*** (Good Album)     *** (Good Sound)
Antoine Mignon - Classica magazine (France) - November 2016
**** (Excellent Album)    *** (Good Sound) ***
**** (Excellent Album)    *** (Good Sound) ***
Jacques Bonnaure - Classica magazine (France) - November 2016
*** (Good Album)    *** (Good Sound)
*** (Good Album)    *** (Good Sound)
Michel Le Naour - Classica magazine (France) - November 2016

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