Album reviews

CD reviews – Vaughan Williams Symphonies Nos. 4 & 8

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February 2015 saw the release of a new Vaughan Williams CD on the LPO label: his Symphonies Nos. 4 and 8. Conducted by Ryan Wigglesworth and Vladimir Jurowski respectively, these live concert recordings have received great reviews so far...

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CD reviews – Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts organ works by Poulenc & Saint-Saëns

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Released earlier this month on the LPO Label was a CD featuring Poulenc's Organ Concerto and Saint-Saëns's Symphony No. 3 (Organ). The two works, recorded live in concert at Royal Festival Hall on 26 March 2014, are conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin with organist James O'Donnell. Here are the reviews of the disc so far ...

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CD reviews – Jurowski conducts Shostakovich Symphonies Nos. 6 & 14

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In October we released a a disc of Shostakovich’s Symphonies Nos. 6 & 14 conducted by Vladimir Jurowski and featuring soloists Tatiana Monogarova (soprano) and Sergei Leiferkus (baritone). The disc has been nominated for the 2015 International Classical Music Awards in the Symphonic Music category.

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CD reviews – Vladimir Jurowski conducts Zemlinsky

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July 2014's release on the LPO Label was a disc of Zemlinsky's A Florentine Tragedy and Six Maeterlinck Songs conducted by Vladimir Jurowski. The disc also features soloists Petra Lang (mezzo soprano), Heike Wessels (mezzo soprano), Sergei Skorokhodov (tenor) and Albert Dohmen (baritone). It's been receiving rave critical reviews so far. Here are the press reviews ...

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CD reviews – Hans Graf conducts Carmina Burana

March 2014's release on the LPO Label was Orff's Carmina Burana. Recorded live at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall on 6 April 2013 as part of the year-long The Rest Is Noise festival, the performance was conducted by Hans Graf and featured soloists Sarah Tynan, Andrew Kennedy and Rodion Pogossov together with the London Philharmonic Choir and Trinity Boys Choir.

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CD reviews – Vladimir Jurowski conducts Brahms Symphonies Nos. 3 & 4

'The London Philharmonic Orchestra's strings combine passion and poise, the woodwinds are exquisite, and Jurowski accepts the music as a lyrical outpouring. In short, unlike John Eliot Gardiner's wham-bam approach, the LPO's principal conductor marries the best of tradition with the best of modern practice.' (4 stars)
Andrew Clark, Financial Times, 24 January 2014

February 2014's release on the LPO Label is Brahms's Symphonies Nos. 3 & 4 with the Orchestra's Principal Conductor & Artistic Advisor, Vladimir Jurowski. Here are the press reviews so far...

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CD reviews – Julian Anderson Orchestral Works (Vladimir Jurowski/Ryan Wigglesworth)

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'Kaleidoscopic in terms of its colour, exhilarating in its energy and captivating in its lyricism. This excellent performance under Vladimir Jurowski, superbly recorded with optimum impact and clarity, is to be treasured.'
Colin Anderson, Classical Source, 27 October 2013

November 2013's release on the LPO Label is an album of orchestral works by the Orchestra's Composer in Residence, Julian Anderson. Here are the press reviews so far...

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