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Acte Prealable returns
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Anderson Choral music


colourful and intriguing


Artyomov
Pekarsky Percussion Ensemble


one of Berlioz greatest works


Rebecca Clarke Frank Bridge
High-octane performances


An attractive Debussy package


immaculate Baiba Skride


eloquent Cello Concerto


tension-filled work


well crafted and intense


Laangaard
another entertaining volume


reeking of cordite


Pappano with a strong cast


imaginatively constructed quartets


the air from another planet


vibrantly sung


NOT a budget performance


very attractive and interesting


finesse and stylistic assurance

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Pierre-Laurent Aimard, CO Europe/Nikolaus Harnoncourt Warner 0927 473342 review review
Leif Ove Andsnes/Mahler CO Sony 88883 705482 review
Martha Argerich, Mahler CO/Claudio Abbado DG 4775026 review
DG 4778124 review
Martha Argerich, Philharmonia O/Giuseppe Sinopoli DG 4778124 review
Eloquence 4828145 review
Martha Argerich, Verbier Festival CO/Gábor Takács-Nagy Ideale 3079564 review review
Martha Argerich, London Sinf Sony 88985 320352 review
Claudio Arrau, Philharmonia O/Alceo Galliera EMI 9184322 review
Emanuel Ax, Royal PO/André Previn BMG-RCA 76557032 review
Daniel Barenboim, New PO/Otto Klemperer EMI 3615252 review review
EMI 4332722 review
Daniel Barenboim, Staatskapelle Berlin Euroarts 2056778 review
Idil Biret, Bilkent SO/Antoni Wit IBA 8.571253 review review
Felicja Blumental, Vienna SO/Robert Wagner Brana BR0034 review
Alfred Brendel, Vienna VolksoperO/Heinz Wallberg Brilliant 93761 review review
Brilliant Classics 95510 review
Yefim Bronfman, Tonhalle O Zurich/David Zinman Brilliant 94856 review
Rudolf Buchbinder, Vienna PO Unitel 708904 review review
Sony 88883 745212 review
Shani Diluka, O Ntl Bordeaux Aquitaine/Kwamé Ryan Mirare MIR287 review
Emil Gilels, Société des Concerts du Conservatoire O/André Vandernoot Regis RRC1412 review
EMI 3877392 review
Emil Gilels, USSR State SO/Kurt Masur Brilliant 92132 review
Brilliant 94291 review
Glenn Gould, Columbia SO/Leonard Bernstein Naxos 8.111341 review
Glenn Gould, New York PO/Leonard Bernstein Major M5CD502 review
Glenn Gould, Detroit SO/Paul Paray West Hill WHRA6038 review
Tahra TAH721/2 review review
Cor de Groot, Vienna SO/Willem von Otterloo Doremi DHR7937-9 review
Friedrich Gulda, Vienna PO/Horst Stein Eloquence 4674242 review
Myra Hess, Scottish Ntl O/Alexander Gibson BBC Legends BBCL41782 review
Margarita Höhenrieder, Kammerphilharmonie Amadé/Leon Fleisher Accentus ACC20407 review
Ingrid Jacoby, Sinfonia Varsovia/Jacek Kaspszyk ICA Classics ICAC5086 review
William Kapell, NBC SO/Vladimir Golschmann Naxos 8.110767 review review review
Julius Katchen, London SO/Piero Gamba EMI 4608222 review
Wilhelm Kempff, Berlin PO/Paul van Kempen DG 4765299 review review
Wilhelm Kempff, NHK SO Tokyo/Tadashi Mori King Int'l KKC2017-19 review
Evgeny Kissin, London SO/Colin Davis EMI 2063112 review review
Mari Kodama, Deutsches SO Berlin/Kent Nagano Berlin Classics 0300597BC review
Paul Lewis, BBC SO/Jirí Belohlávek Harmonia Mundi HMC902053-5 review
John Lill, Scottish Ntl O/Sir Alexander Gibson CFP 5757522 review
Hannes Minnaar, Netherlands SO/Jan Willem de Vriend Challenge Classics CC72763 review review
John O’Conor, London SO/Andreas Delfs Telarc CD80675 review
Mikhail Pletnev, Russian NO/Christian Gansch DG 4776416 review
Mikhail Pletnev, Russian Ntl O/Christian Gansch DG 4777475 review
Mikhail Pletnev, Berlin PO/Claudio Abbado TDK EC10 review
Maurizio Pollini, Vienna PO/Eugen Jochum DG 4695492 review
Arthur Rubinstein, London PO/Daniel Barenboim BMG-RCA 82876 658382 review review
Artur Schnabel, London PO/Sir Malcolm Sargent Pristine PASC197 review
Arthur Schoonderwoerd (fortepiano) Cristofori Alpha 820 review
Rudolf Serkin, Boston SO/Seiji Ozawa Telarc CD80061 review
Rudolf Serkin, Roma della RAI SO/ Ferruccio Scalia IDIS 6597 review
Opera North O/Howard Shelley Chandos CHAN10695(4) review review
Yevgeny Sudbin, Tapiola Sinfonietta/Osmo Vänskä BIS BIS2078 review
Melvyn Tan, London Classical Players/Roger Norrington Virgin 5220142 review
Mitsuko Uchida, Bavarian RSO/Kurt Sanderling Philips 4756757 review
Mitsuko Uchida, Berlin PO/Sir Simon Rattle Berliner Phil Recs BPHR180241 review
Lars Vogt, CBSO/Sir Simon Rattle EMI 4575732 review
Lars Vogt, Royal Northern Sinf Ondine ODE13112 review
Alexis Weissenberg, Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan Warner Classics 2564633624 review
Gerard Willems, Sinfonia Australis/Antony Walker ABC 9800465 review
Friedrich Wührer, Stuttgart Pro Musica O/Walter Davisson Tahra TAH704-7 review
Christian Zacharias, Staatskapelle Dresden/ Hans Vonk EMI 5009272

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