Tuesday, August 21, 2018

OUT NOW | Vadim Repin & Daniel Hope’s New CD: ‘Mark-Anthony Turnage Double Violin Concerto’ [LISTEN]

Onyx Records has announced the release of violinists Vadim Repin and Daniel Hope‘s new album: Turnage Double Violin Concerto 'Shadow Walker'. Recorded with the Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic,...

OUT NOW | Trio Wanderer’s New Album: ‘Joseph Haydn Piano Trios’ [LISTEN]

Harmonia Mundi has announced the release of the French-based Trio Wanderer's new album: Joseph Haydn Piano Trios. Comprising violinist Jean-Marc Phillips-Varjabédian, cellist Raphaël Pidoux and pianist Vincent Coq, the...

OUT NOW | Violinist Piet Koornhof’s New CD: ‘Frolov & Friends’ [LISTEN]

Delos Productions has today announced the release of South African violinist Piet Koornhof's new album: Frolov & Friends. Recorded with pianist Albie van Schalkwyk, the disc...

OUT NOW | DaPonte Quartet’s New CD: ‘Pathways to Healing: Music of Beethoven & Mendelssohn’ [LISTEN]

Centaur Records has today announced the release of the Philadelphia-based DaPonte String Quartet's new album: Pathways to Healing: Music of Beethoven & Mendelssohn. The disc features Beethoven...

OUT NOW | Violinist Fabio Biondi’s New CD: ‘Paganini: Sonatas for Violin & Guitar’ [LISTEN]

Glossa Label has announced the release of violinist Fabio Biondi and guitarist Giangiacomo Pinardi's new album: Paganini: Sonatas for Violin & Guitar. The disc features seven of Paganini's celebrated...

OUT NOW | Violinist Sebastian Bohren’s New CD: ‘Bach: Violin Sonata & Partitas’ [LISTEN]

RCA Red Label has this week announced the release of Swiss violinist Sebastian Bohren's new album: Bach: Violin Sonata & Partitas BWV 1004-1006. The disc features Bach's Solo...

OUT NOW | Richard Boothby’s New CD: ‘Telemann Fantasias for Viola da Gamba’ [LISTEN]

Signum Records has this week announced the release of British viola da gamba virtuoso, Richard Boothby’s new album: Telemann: Fantasias for Viola da Gamba. The disc features...

OUT NOW | Trio Goya’s New CD: ‘Beethoven Piano Trios Nos. 1-3’ [LISTEN]

Chandos Records has today announced the release of the London-based piano trio, Trio Goya’s new album: Beethoven Piano Trios Nos. 1-3. The disc features Ludvig Van Beethoven's Piano Trios...

OUT NOW | Ilya Gringolts’ New CD: ‘Stravinsky: Music for Violin Volume 2’ [LISTEN]

BIS Records has this week announced the release of Russian violinist Ilya Gringolts' new album: Stravinsky: Music for Violin Volume 2. Recorded with pianist Peter Laul, conductor Dima Slobodeniouk and...

OUT NOW | Cellist Brinton Averil Smith’s New CD: ‘Castelnuovo-Tedesco Cello Concerto’ [LISTEN]

Naxos Records has this week announced the release of American cellist Brinton Averil Smith’s new album: Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Cello Concerto. The disc features the never-before recorded Cello Concerto...

OUT NOW | Dr Pasha Sabouri – ‘Upbeat: A Guide to High School, Business and Life for Young String Musicians’ [MUST-READ]

Black Violin has announced the release of ‘Upbeat: A Guide to High School, Business and Life for Young String Musicians‘ – a practical career advice book...

OUT NOW | The Nash Ensemble’s New Album: ‘Dohnányi: String Quartet, Serenade & Sextet’ [LISTEN]

Hyperion Records has this month announced the release of the London-based Nash Ensemble‘s new album: Dohnányi: String Quartet, Serenade & Sextet. The disc features Hungarian composer Ernst von...

OUT NOW | Cellist Mats Lidström’s New Album: ‘Shostakovich & Lidström: Works for Cello & Orchestra’ [LISTEN]

BIS Records has this month announced the release of Swedish cellist Mats Lidström‘s new album: Shostakovich & Lidström – Works for Cello & Orchestra.  Recorded with conductor...

OUT NOW | Violinist Kehan Zhang’s New Album: ‘Paganini and Piazzolla’ [LISTEN]

Hevhetia Records has this month announced the release of Chinese violinist Kehan Zhang and guitarist Niklas Johansen's new album: Paganini and Piazzolla. The disc features an assortment of...

OUT NOW | Boston Baroque’s New CD: ‘Biber: The Mystery Sonatas’ [LISTEN]

Linn Records has announced the release of violinist Christina Day Martinson and the Boston Baroque ensemble's new album: Biber: The Mystery Sonatas.  Recorded with music director Martin Pearlman, the disc features the...

OUT NOW | Violinist-Violist Peter Sheppard Skaerved’s New Album: ‘Henze: Violin & Viola Works’ [LISTEN]

Naxos Records has today announced the release of British violinist and violist Peter Sheppard Skaerved‘s new album: Henze: Violin & Viola Works. Recorded with pianist Roderick Chadwick, the disc...

OUT NOW | Benjamin Schmid’s New CD: ‘Korngold: Violin Concerto Op. 35’ [LISTEN]

Oehms Classics has today announced the re-release of Austrian-born violinist Benjamin Schmid’s 2004 album: Korngold: Violin Concerto Op. 35. Recorded with conductor Seiji Ozawa and Vienna Philharmonic live from...

OUT NOW | Minetti String Quartet’s New Album: ‘Mendelssohn and Schubert: String Quartets’ [LISTEN]

Hänssler Classics has this month announced the release of the Austrian-based Minetti Quartett‘s new album: Mendelssohn and Schubert: String Quartets. The disc features Mendelssohn’s String Quartet No. 6...

OUT NOW | Cellist Martin Rummel’s New CD: ‘Merk: 20 Etudes For Solo Cello’ [LISTEN]

Paladino Music has this month announced the release of Austrian-born cellist Martin Rummel's new album: Merk: 20 Etudes For Solo Cello, Op. 11. The disc features...

OUT NOW | Violinist Eldbjørg Hemsing’s New CD: ‘Borgström & Shostakovich Violin Concertos’ [LISTEN]

BIS Records has announced the release of Norwegian violinist Eldbjørg Hemsing‘s new album: Borgström & Shostakovich: Violin Concertos. Recorded with conductor Olari Elts and the Vienna Symphony, the disc...

OUT NOW | VC Young Artist Daniel Lozakovich’s Debut Album: ‘J.S. Bach: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 – Partita No. 2’

Deutsche Grammophon has today announced the release of 17-year-old VC Young Artist Daniel Lozakovich's debut album: J.S. Bach: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 -...

OUT NOW | VC Artist Ray Chen’s New CD: ‘Ray Chen: The Golden Age’ [LISTEN]

Decca Records has today announced the release of Australian violinist, VC Artist Ray Chen‘s new album: Ray Chen: The Golden Age. Recorded to celebrate the ‘golden age’ of the...

OUT NOW | The New BAM Peak Performance Range Of Violin Cases [NEW]

BAM has announced the launch of the new multifunctional ‘Peak Performance’ range of violin cases - designed first and foremost with function in mind. The...

OUT NOW | Baroque Violinist Rachel Podger’s New CD: ‘Vivaldi : The Four Seasons’ [LISTEN]

Channel Classics has this week announced the release of English Baroque violinist Rachel Podger‘s new album: Vivaldi: Le Quattro Stagioni. Recorded with the acclaimed Brecon Baroque Ensemble, the disc...

OUT NOW | Cellist Amit Peled’s New Album: ‘To Brahms with Love, From the Cello of Pablo Casals’ [LISTEN]

CAP Records has today announced the release of Israeli-American cellist Amit Peled's new album: To Brahms with Love, From the Cello of Pablo Casals. Recorded with pianist...

OUT NOW | Violist David Aaron Carpenter’s New Album: ‘Motherland’ [LISTEN]

Warner Classics has this month announced the release of American violist David Aaron Carpenter's new double disc set: Motherland. Recorded with conductors Kazushi Ono, Vladimir Jurowski and David Parry and the London...

OUT NOW | Christian Tetzlaff’s New Album: ‘Bartok: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2’ [LISTEN]

Ondine Records has this month announced the release of German violin virtuoso Christian Tetzlaff's new album: Bartok: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2. Recorded with Finnish conductor Hannu...

OUT NOW | Artur Kaganovskiy’s Debut CD – ‘Brahms & Tchaikovsky Violin Concertos’ [LISTEN]

Centaur Records has this month announced the release of Russian-born American violinist Artur Kaganovskiy's debut album Brahms & Tchaikovsky: Violin Concertos. Recorded with conductor Phillip Greenberg and...

OUT NOW | Jiyoon Lee’s New Album: ‘Korngold & Nielsen: Violin Concertos’ [LISTEN]

Orchid Classics has this week announced the release of Korean violinist Jiyoon Lee's new album: Korngold & Nielsen: Violin Concertos. Recorded with Estonian conductor Kristiina Poska and the Odense...

OUT NOW | Tianwa Yang’s New Album: ‘Sarasate: Complete Works for Violin & Piano’ [LISTEN]

Naxos Records has this week announced the international release of Chinese violinist, Tianwa Yang‘s new album Sarasate: Complete Works for Violin and Piano. Recorded with pianist Markus Hadulla,...

OUT NOW | Prince Harry & Meghan Markle’s Royal Wedding – ‘The Official Album’ [LISTEN]

Decca Records has today announced the release of the official album of the royal wedding ceremony of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Recorded live at St....

OUT NOW | Violist Helen Callus’ New Album: ‘British Music for Viola and Orchestra’ [LISTEN]

Naxos Records has this week announced the release of British violist Helen Callus' new album: British Music for Viola and Orchestra. Recorded with conductor Marc Taddei and the...

OUT NOW | VC Artist Tobias Feldmann’s New Album – ‘Sibelius & Rautavaara Violin Concertos’ [LISTEN]

Alpha Classics has today announced the release of German VC Artist Tobias Feldmann's new album: Sibelius & Rautavaara Violin Concertos. Recorded with French conductor Jean-Jacques Kantorow...

OUT NOW | Violinist Benjamin Schmid’s New Album: ‘Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto & Dvořák Romance’ [LISTEN]

Oehms Classics has this week announced the release of Austrian violin virtuoso, Benjamin Schmid's new album Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto & Dvořák Romance. Recorded with conductor Tibor...

OUT NOW | Pirastro Unveil New Perpetual Violin String Set [NEW]

Pirastro Strings has announced the launch of the new Perpetual Violin String Set - designed for new levels of volume, power and focused sound projection. "The new-to-market...

OUT NOW | Philharmonix’s Debut Album: ‘The Vienna Berlin Music Club’ [LISTEN]

Deutsche Grammophon has announced the release of multi-genre septet, Philharmonix's debut album: The Vienna Berlin Music Club.  Recorded with members of the Vienna and Berlin Philharmonic orchestras, the...

OUT NOW | Violinist Friedemann Eichhorn’s New CD: ‘Rode Violin Concertos Nos. 11 & 12’ [LISTEN]

Naxos Records has this week announced the release of German violinist Friedemann Eichhorn's new album: Rode Violin Concertos No. 11 and 12. Recorded with conductor Nicolás Pasquet and...

OUT NOW | VC Young Artist Blake Pouliot’s Debut Album: ‘Ravel-Debussy: Sonates’ [LISTEN]

Analekta Records has announced the release of 23-year-old Canadian violinist, VC Young Artist Blake Pouliot’s debut album ‘Ravel-Debussy: Sonates'. Recorded with internationally acclaimed pianist Hsin-I Huang,...

OUT NOW | New Thomastik-Infeld Versum Solo Cello G & C Strings [NEW]

Thomastik-Infeld has this month announced, at the 2018 Messe Frankfurt, the international launch of the new Thomastik-Infeld Versum Solo G & C cello strings. “After...

OUT NOW | VC Young Artists LGT Young Soloists’ New Album ‘Nordic Dream’ [LISTEN]

VC Young Artists LGT Young Soloists have this month announced the release of their new album Nordic Dream – recorded on the RCA Red Label. Comprising...

OUT NOW | Violinist Leila Josefowicz’s New CD: ‘John Adams Violin Concerto’ [LISTEN]

Nonesuch Records has this week announced the release of American-Canadian violin virtuoso and new music advocate Leila Josefowicz's latest album: John Adams Violin Concerto. Recorded with conductor David...

OUT NOW | VC Artist Alexandra Conunova’s Debut Album: ‘Prokofiev Violin Sonatas’ [LISTEN]

Aparté Records has this month announced the release of Moldavian violin virtuoso, VC Artist Alexandra Conunova's debut album: Prokofiev Violin Sonatas. Recorded with acclaimed German concert...

OUT NOW | VC Young Artist Ayana Tsuji’s New Album: ‘Live in Montréal’ [LISTEN]

Warner Classics has this week announced the release of Japanese violinist, VC Young Artist Ayana Tsuji’s new album Live in Montréal. Recorded with conductor Giancarlo Guerrero,...

OUT NOW | Classic FM’s New Music-Meets-True-Crime Podcast Series: ‘Case Notes’ [LISTEN]

Classic FM, the UK's biggest classical music radio station, has this month announced the release of its new music-meets-true-crime podcast series, entitled Case Notes - delving...

OUT NOW | British Cellist Laura van der Heijden’s Debut Album: ‘1948’ [LISTEN]

Champs Hill Records has announced the release of 20-year-old British cellist, Laura van der Heijden’s debut album 1948 – featuring Prokofiev's Cello Sonata in C Major, plus...

OUT NOW | Violin Virtuoso Aleksey Semenenko’s New CD: ‘Romantic Brilliant Imaginative’ [LISTEN]

ARS Produktion has this week announced the release of Ukrainian violin virtuoso Aleksey Semenenko’s new album: Romantic Brilliant Imaginative. Recorded with Russian pianist Inna Firsova, the disc features Paganini's I Palpiti,...

OUT NOW | Violin Virtuoso Ning Feng’s New CD: ‘Bach: Sonatas & Partitas’ [LISTEN]

Channel Classics has announced the release of Chinese violin virtuoso Ning Feng’s new album: Bach: Sonatas & Partitas. The disc features all six J.S. Bach...

OUT NOW | Author Laurie Niles’ ‘Violinist.com Interviews: Volume 2’ [READ]

Violinist.com has today announced the book release of Violinist.com Interviews: Volume 2. The 288 page soft-cover book includes one-on-one interviews, conducted by violinist.com editor and site...

OUT NOW | Trio Les Esprits’ New CD: ‘Brahms & Dvorak: Piano Trios’ [LISTEN]

Mirare Records has announced the release of piano trio Trio Les Esprits’ new album: Brahms & Dvorak: Piano Trios. Comprised of violinist Yang Mi-sa, cellist Victor...

OUT NOW | Violinist Renaud Capuçon’s New CD: ‘Bartók Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2’ [LISTEN]

Warner Classics and Erato has this week announced the release of French violin virtuoso Renaud Capuçon’s new album: Bartók Violin Concertos Nos. 1 &...

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