Friday, December 6, 2019

OUT NOW | Kali Bate’s New Children’s Book: ‘Bailey Brings Her Friends Together with Music’ [READ]

15-year-old American violinist Kali Bate has announced the release of her first children's book: 'Bailey Brings Her Friends Together with Music'. The book was written...

OUT NOW | Copenhagen Piano Quartet’s New CD: ‘Kuhlau & Malling Piano Quartets’ [LISTEN]

Dacapo Records has announced the release of the Copenhagen Piano Quartet's new album: 'Friedrich Kuhlau & Otto Malling Piano Quartets'. The disc features Danish composers...

OUT NOW | Violinist Bohuslav Matoušek’s New CD Set: ‘Martinů – Complete Violin Works’ [LISTEN]

Hyperion Records has announced the release of violinist Bohuslav Matoušek's new 4-CD set: 'Martinů - The Complete Music for Violin and Orchestra'. Recorded with conductor Christopher...

OUT NOW | Cuarteto Casals String Quartet’s New CD: ‘Revelations Vol. 2’ [LISTEN]

Harmonia Mundi Records has announced the release of the Spanish-based string quartet, Cuarteto Casals' new 3-CD set: 'Revelations - The Complete String Quartets of...

OUT NOW | 2018 Azrieli Music Prize Winners’ CD: ‘New Jewish Music, Vol. 2’ [LISTEN]

Analekta Records has this month announced the release of the 2018 Azrieli Music Prize Winners' album: 'New Jewish Music, Vol. 2'. Recorded with conductor Boris Brott...

OUT NOW | Dudok Quartet Amsterdam’s New CD: ‘Haydn Op. 20, Nos. 2, 3 & 5’ [LISTEN]

Resonus Classics Records has this month announced the release of the Dudok Quartet Amsterdam's new album: 'Haydn Opus 20, Vol. 1, Nos. 2, 3...

OUT NOW | Quatuor Ébène’s New CD: ‘Beethoven Around the World’ [LISTEN]

Warner Classics and Erato Records has this month announced the release of the French-based Quatuor Ébène's new album: 'Beethoven Around the World'. The disc features...

OUT NOW | Violinist VC Young Artist Ioana Cristina Goicea’s New CD: ‘Romantic Exuberance’ [LISTEN]

Genuin Records has announced the release of Romanian violinist, VC Young Artist Ioana Cristina Goicea's new album: 'Romantic Exuberance'. Recorded with pianist Andrei Banciu, the...

OUT NOW | Neave Piano Trio’s New CD: ‘Her Voice’ [LISTEN]

Chandos Records has this month announced the release of the Boston-based Neave Trio's new album: 'Her Voice'. The disc features Louise Farrenc's (1804-1875) Piano Trio...

OUT NOW | Danish String Quartet’s New CD: ‘Prism II’ [LISTEN]

ECM Records has this month announced the release of the Danish String Quartet's new album: 'Prism II'. Volume 2 of the ensemble's Prism series, the...

OUT NOW | Violinist VC Artist Tessa Lark’s New CD: ‘Fantasy’ [LISTEN]

First Hand Records has this month announced the release of violinist, VC Artist Tessa Lark's new album: 'Fantasy'. Recorded with pianist Amy Yang, the disc...

OUT NOW | Violinist Boris Brovtsyn New Album: ‘Ysaÿe Sonatas Étude Posthume’ [LISTEN]

Quartz Records has announced the release of Russian violinist Boris Brovtsyn's new album: 'Ysaÿe Sonatas Étude Posthume'. The new disc features the six solo violin...

OUT NOW | Violinist Sarah Saviet’s New CD: ‘Speak, Be Silent’ [LISTEN]

Huddersfield Contemporary Records has announced the release of American violinist Sarah Saviet's new album: 'Speak, be Silent'. Recorded with musicians from the London-based Riot Ensemble,...

OUT NOW | Cellist Juliana Soltis’ New CD: ‘Going Off Script: The Ornamented Suites for Cello’ [LISTEN]

King Street Records has today announced the release of Baroque cellist Juliana Soltis' new CD: 'Going Off Script: The Ornamented Suites for Cello'. The 3-disc...

OUT NOW | Cellists Blaise Déjardin & Kee-Hyun Kim’s New CD: ‘Mozart: New Cello Duos’ [LISTEN]

Opus Cello, a newly-formed label dedicated to the development of new quality repertoire for cello ensembles, has this month announced the release of cellists...

OUT NOW | Violist Jean-Eric Soucy’s New CD: ‘Benda Viola Concertos’ [LISTEN]

CPO Records has announced the release of French-Canadian violist Jean-Eric Soucy’s new album: ‘Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Benda Viola Concertos 1-3’. Recorded with conductor Bernard Labadie and the Radio...

OUT NOW | Cellist Ofra Harnoy’s New CD: ‘Back to Bach’ [LISTEN]

Analekta Records has this week announced the release of Israeli-Canadian cellist Ofra Harnoy's new album: 'Back to Bach'. The new disc features a number of...

OUT NOW | Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter’s New Album: ‘Across The Stars’ [LISTEN]

Deutsche Grammophon has this week announced the release of superstar violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter's new album: 'Across the Stars'. Recorded with composer and conductor John Williams...

OUT NOW | Cellist Johannes Moser’s New CD: ‘Felix & Fanny Mendelssohn’ [LISTEN]

Pentatone Records has this month announced the release of German-Canadian cellist Johannes Moser's new album: 'Felix & Fanny Mendelssohn'. Recorded with pianist Alasdair Beatson, the...

OUT NOW | Cellist Daniel Müller-Schott’s New CD: ‘Strauss – Don Quixote’ [LISTEN]

Orfeo Records has this month announced the release of German cellist Daniel Müller-Schott's new album: 'Strauss - Don Quixote'. Recorded with pianist Herbert Schuch, conductor...

OUT NOW | Black Oak Ensemble’s New CD: ‘Silenced Voices’ [LISTEN]

Cedille Records has this month announced the release of the Chicago-based Black Oak Ensemble's new album: 'Silenced Voices'. Featuring violinist Desirée Ruhstrat, cellist David Cunliffe...

OUT NOW | Violinist Eriikka Maalismaa’s New CD: ‘Schumann: The Violin Sonatas’ [LISTEN]

Alba Records has announced the release of Finnish violinist Eriikka Maalismaa's new album: 'Schumann: The Violin Sonatas'. Recorded with pianist Emil Holmström on period instruments,...

OUT NOW | Cellist Alexander Ramm’s New CD: ‘Benjamin Britten Suites’ [LISTEN]

Melodiya Records has announced the release of Russian-born cellist Alexander Ramm's new album: 'Benjamin Britten Suites'. The disc features the three Benjamin Britten solo cello...

OUT NOW | Stefan Zweig Trio’s New CD: ‘Korngold & Zemlinsky Piano Trios’ [LISTEN]

ARS Produktion has announced the release of the Vienna-based Stefan Zweig Trio's new album: 'Korngold & Zemlinsky Piano Trios'. The disc features Erich Wolfgang Korngold's...

OUT NOW | Klenke Quartet’s New CD: ‘Mozart String Quintets’ [LISTEN]

Accentus Music has announced the release of the Berlin-based Klenke String Quartet's new CD: 'Mozart: The String Quintets'. Recorded with violist Harald Schoneweg, the disc...

OUT NOW | Borodin Quartet’s New 7-CD Collection: ‘Shostakovich’ [LISTEN]

Decca Records has announced the release of the Borodin String Quartet's new 7-CD collection: 'Shostakovich'. Recorded in Moscow with Russian pianist Alexei Volodin, the collection...

OUT NOW | Hermitage Piano Trio’s New CD: ‘Rachmaninoff’ [LISTEN]

Reference Recordings has this month announced the release of the Hermitage Piano Trio's new album: Rachmaninoff. The disc features Rachmaninoff's Trio élégiaque No. 1 in...

OUT NOW | Albion String Quartet’s New CD: ‘Dvorák : Suk’ [LISTEN]

Signum Records has announced the release of the British-based Albion String Quartet's new album: 'Dvorák : Suk'. The disc features Antonin Dvorak's String Quartet No....

OUT NOW | Violinist Joo Yeon Sir’s New CD: ‘Chaconnes, Divertimento & Rhapsodies’ [LISTEN]

Rubicon Classics has announced the release of Korean-born British violinist Joo Yeon Sir's new album: 'Chaconnes, Divertimento & Rhapsodies'. Recorded with Russian pianist Irina Andrievsky,...

OUT NOW | Violist Martin Outram’s New CD: ‘Viola Fantasia’ [LISTEN]

Albion Records has announced the release of English violist Martin Outram's new Album: Viola Fantasia. Recorded with pianist Julian Rolton and tenor Mark Padre, the...

OUT NOW | Violinist Fenella Humphreys’ New CD: ‘The Four Seasons Recomposed’ [LISTEN]

Rubicon Classics has this month announced the release of British violinist Fenella Humphreys' new album: The Four Seasons Recomposed. Recorded with conductor Ben Palmer and...

OUT NOW | Trio Zimmermann’s New CD: ‘Bach: Goldberg Variations’ [LISTEN]

BIS Records has announced the release of the Trio Zimmermann's new album: Johann Sebastian Bach: Goldberg Variations. Comprising violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann, violist Antoine Tamestit...

OUT NOW | Violinist Fabiola Kim’s Debut Album: ‘1939’ [LISTEN]

Solo Musica has announced the release of Korean-American violinist Fabiola Kim's debut album: 1939. Recorded with conductor Kevin John Edusei and the Munich Symphony Orchestra,...

OUT NOW | Cellist Raphael Wallfisch’s New CD: ‘Karl Weigl Cello Concerto & Sonata’ [LISTEN]

CPO Records has announced the release of British cellist Raphael Wallfisch's new CD: Karl Weigl Cello Concerto & Sonata. Recorded with conductor Nicholas Milton, the...

OUT NOW | Cellist Pieter Wispelwey’s New CD Set: ‘Schubert & Brahms: The Complete Duos’ [LISTEN]

Evil Penguin Classics has this month announced the release of Dutch cellist Pieter Wispelwey's new double CD set: Schubert & Brahms: The Complete Duos. Recorded with...

OUT NOW | Violinist Nicola Benedetti’s New CD: ‘Wynton Marsalis Violin Concerto’ [LISTEN]

Decca Records has this week announced the release of Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti's new album: Wynton Marsalis Violin Concerto'. Recorded with conductor Cristian Măcelaru and...

OUT NOW | Violinist Maxim Vengerov’s New CD: ‘Gateways’ [LISTEN]

Deutsche Grammophon has this month announced the release of superstar violinist Maxim Vengerov's new album: Gateways. Recorded with Chinese conductor Long Yu and the Shanghai...

OUT NOW | Violinist Gidon Kremer’s New CD: ‘Mieczyslaw Weinberg : 24 Preludes’ [LISTEN]

Accentus Music has this month announced the release of Latvian violin virtuoso Gidon Kremer's new album: Mieczyslaw Weinberg: 24 Preludes. The disc features the world...

OUT NOW | Leonore Piano Trio’s New CD: ‘Parry Piano Trios & Partita’ [LISTEN]

Hyperion Records has announced the release of the British-based Leonore Piano Trio's new album: Parry Piano Trios & Partita. The disc features British composer Sir...

OUT NOW | Friedemann Eichhorn New CD: ‘Johanna Senfter Violin Works’ [LISTEN]

Paladino Music has announced the release of German violinist Friedemann Eichhorn's new album: 'Johanna Senfter : Works for Violin'. Recorded with pianist Paul Ravinius and...

OUT NOW | Violinist Edna Michell’s New Double CD: ‘The Compassion Project’ [LISTEN]

Innova Records has announced the release of violinist Edna Michell's new double CD album: The Compassion Project. The two disc collection features 24 modern commissions...

OUT NOW | Violinist Tianwa Yang’s New CD: ‘Brahms’ [LISTEN]

Naxos Records has announced the release of Chinese violinist Tianwa Yang's new album: Brahms. Recorded with conductor Antoni Wit, cellist Gabriel Schwabe and the Deutsches...

OUT NOW | Bennewitz Quartet’s New CD: ‘Ullmann, Krasa, Schulhoff, Haas’ [LISTEN]

Supraphon Records has announced the release of Czech-based Bennewitz Quartet's new album: Ullmann, Krasa, Schulhoff, Haas: String Quartets. The disc features Viktor Ullmann's (1898-1944) 3rd...

OUT NOW | Calder Quartet’s New CD: ‘Beethoven Hillborg’ [LISTEN]

Pentatone Records has announced the release of the Los Angeles-based Calder Quartet's new album: Beethoven Hillborg. The disc features Beethoven's String Quartets No. 3 in...

OUT NOW | Violinist Elsa Grether’s New CD: ‘Masques – Violin Sonatas’ [LISTEN]

Fuga Libera has announced the release of French violinist Elsa Grether's new album: Masques - Sonatas for Violin and Piano. Recorded with acclaimed French-American pianist...

OUT NOW | Fidelio Trio’s New CD: ‘Fauré, Chausson & Satie Piano Trios’ [LISTEN]

Resonus Classics Records has announced the release of the British-based Fidelio Trio's new album: Fauré, Chausson & Satie Piano Trios. The disc features Chausson's Piano...

OUT NOW | Cellist Raphaela Gromes’ New CD: ‘Offenbach’ [LISTEN]

Sony Classical has this month announced the release of German cellist Raphaela Gromes' new CD: Offenbach. Recorded with pianist Julian Riem and cellist Wen-Sinn Yang,...

OUT NOW | Violinist Ulf Wallin’s New CD: ‘Allan Pettersson Violin Concerto No. 2’ [LISTEN]

BIS Records has announced the release of Swedish violinist Ulf Wallin's new album: Allan Pettersson Violin Concerto No. 2. Recorded with conductor Christian Lindberg and...

OUT NOW | Ensemble Esperanza’s New CD: ‘Western Moods’ [LISTEN]

ARS Produktion Records has announced the release of the Liechtenstein-based Ensemble Esperanza's new CD: Western Moods. The 3rd disc in the young string ensemble's 'World Exploration'...

OUT NOW | Doric String Quartet’s New CD: ‘Mendelssohn String Quartets’ [LISTEN]

Chandos Records has announced the release of the British-based Doric String Quartet’s new album: Mendelssohn String Quartets. The double-disc set features Mendelssohn's String Quartets No....

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