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Editor's Choice

'Jean-Efflam Bavouzet plays dazzling Mozart concertos.'

Pianist (Feb. 2017)

 

BBC Magazine Awards

Congratulations to all our label partners nominated at this year's BBC Music Magazine Awards!

 

Edward Gardner

renews his contract with the Bergen PO for another 3 years.

Full article here

 

2017 Grammy nominations

Neeme Järvi conducts Ibert Janácek: Glagolitic Mass           Fitelberg: Chamber Works

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“... These performances of his [Guretzky] concertos are every bit as frisky and fun as the music itself.”  ****

“... These performances of his [Guretzky] concertos are every bit as frisky and fun as the music itself.”  ****

Jeremy Pound – BBC Music magazine (Brief Notes section) – March 2017
"Colourful and characterful playing by this Lugano-based orchestra makes this exploration of music by 20th-century Italian composers a pleasure. Casella's quirky and quick Divertimento per fulvia is a particular treat."  ****
"Colourful and characterful playing by this Lugano-based orchestra makes this exploration of music by 20th-century Italian composers a pleasure. Casella's quirky and quick Divertimento per fulvia is a particular treat."  ****
Elinor Cooper - BBC Music magazine (Brief notes section) - March 2017
"These are good performances ... sparkling performances of Byrd's Laudibus in sanctis." ***
"These are good performances ... sparkling performances of Byrd's Laudibus in sanctis." ***
Elinor Cooper - BBC Music magazine (Brief notes section) - March 2017
Performance *****          Recording ****
Performance *****          Recording ****
Misha Donat - BBC Music magazine - March 2017

Performance ***        Recording ****

“... The trio offers a strong sense of partnership, with the Bernstein bounding along in fine spirit. The Foote shines wonderfully and is well worth discovering.”

Performance ***        Recording ****

“... The trio offers a strong sense of partnership, with the Bernstein bounding along in fine spirit. The Foote shines wonderfully and is well worth discovering.”

Jessica Duchen – BBC Music magazine – March 2017
Performance ****          Recording ****
Performance ****          Recording ****
Helen Wallace - BBC Music magazine - March 2017
Performance ***          Recording ****
Performance ***          Recording ****
Anna Picard - BBC Music magazine - March 2017
Performance *****         Recording *****
Performance *****         Recording *****
Kate Wakeling - BBC Music magazine - March 2017

Performance ****          Recording *****

"... Ronald Brautigam and Michael Alexander Willens offer characteristically lively performances..."
 

Performance ****          Recording *****

"... Ronald Brautigam and Michael Alexander Willens offer characteristically lively performances..."
 

Misha Donat - BBC Music magazine - March 2017

Performance *****      Recording *****

"...Zimmermann matches technical mastery with profound insight ..."

Performance *****      Recording *****

"...Zimmermann matches technical mastery with profound insight ..."

Erik Levi - BBC Music magazine - March 2017
"... we get a considered performance of Britten's Missa Brevis and Byrd's sublimely introspective Quomodo Cantibimus... The singing ... is warm and breathy, topped by excellent boy choristers ..."  ***
"... we get a considered performance of Britten's Missa Brevis and Byrd's sublimely introspective Quomodo Cantibimus... The singing ... is warm and breathy, topped by excellent boy choristers ..."  ***
Kate Molleson - The Guardian - 17 February 2017
Critics Choice 2016
Critics Choice 2016
Don O’Connor - American Record Guide - January/February 2017
"... Maestro Gonzalez and the orchestra are to be commended for their extraordinary musicality."
"... Maestro Gonzalez and the orchestra are to be commended for their extraordinary musicality."
Stephen Estep - American Record Guide - January/February 2017
"... Most of this music here is not readily available and the performances are first rate. This is an essential foundation for Russian piano music collections."
"... Most of this music here is not readily available and the performances are first rate. This is an essential foundation for Russian piano music collections."
James Harrington - American Record Guide - January/February 2017
"... His [Pace] playing is fine, full of joy and affection, with a beautiful tone and complete technical command, Phrasing is always tasteful and expressive. This is a real find."
"... His [Pace] playing is fine, full of joy and affection, with a beautiful tone and complete technical command, Phrasing is always tasteful and expressive. This is a real find."
Kenneth Keaton - American Record Guide - January/February 2017
"...I recommend this recording to listeners who like to explore obscure Spanish sonatas beyond Soler's and Scarlatti's. The music is attractive..."
"...I recommend this recording to listeners who like to explore obscure Spanish sonatas beyond Soler's and Scarlatti's. The music is attractive..."
Bradley Lehman - American Record Guide - January/February 2017

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