BEST OF THE YEAR FROM WARNER CLASSICS AND ERATO
Antonio Pappano and his Orchestra e Coro dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of the great Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi with this programme of sacred choral music.
An exciting opportunity to hear these two Rachmaninov masterpieces, SymphonicDances and TheBells, performed by one of the world’s most renowned orchestras under their celebrated principal conductor Sir Simon Rattle.
Acclaimed mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato celebrates her 10 year recording career with this ‘Best Of’ album produced by her fans, who were invited to put forward suggestions for album title, musical contents and more.
To honour Britten’s centenary, Ian Bostridge, the internationally acclaimed tenor whose “attention to the text always matches Britten’s own scrupulous word-setting”, has recorded this album of songs accompanied by Antonio Pappano.
Sir Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker perform this ground-breaking ballet alongside new recordings of Stravinsky’s Symphoniesof WindInstrumentsand ApollonMusagète.
Paying tribute to the 100th birthday of Benjamin Britten, Warner Classics releases this brand new recording of his WarRequiemfeaturing a stellar line up of soloists – Anna Netrebko, Ian Bostridge and Thomas Hampson under Antonio Pappano.
The recording, a musical exploration of the Mediterranean Sea by Christina Pluhar, presents traditional tarantellas, sung in Greek by spectacular soloists. These folk pieces were a Baroque custom in the Greek-Albanian villages of Calabria.
Among the most exciting classical musicians of our time, Alison Balsom was first inspired by Dizzy Gillespie to become a virtuosic trumpet soloist. In this selection, she plays gems from the Baroque repertoire on both natural and valved instruments.
Discover Wagner’s complete Ring cycle under the baton of Daniel Barenboim in your choice of two high quality audio formats, packaged neatly onto a USB stick along with unique video footage, the full libretti of all four operas and other special features.
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