NEW RELEASES ON WARNER CLASSICS AND ERATO
ALEXANDRE THARAUD BEETHOVEN Alexandre Tharaud records Beethoven’s last three sonatas, Nos. 30, 31 & 32, composed 1820–22 and considered amongst some of the most difficult works in the repertoire.
JEAN RONDEAU SCARLATTI Jean Rondeau turns to Domenico Scarlatti and some 20 of the often-dazzling sonatas that the Neapolitan composer wrote during his years at the royal court in Madrid.
JAKUB JÓZEF ORLINSKI ANIMA SACRA The debut album from the risingstar countertenor featuring what are believed to be world premiere recordings of eight Baroque arias, notably by composers of the Neapolitan school.
IAN BOSTRIDGE ANTONIO PAPPANO Marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, Ian Bostridge and Antonio Pappano present a programme of songs offering historical and poetic perspectives on this momentous event.
THE LEEDS THE OFFICIAL ALBUM Warner Classics and the Leeds International Piano Competition in a major new partnership to bring the best of the outstanding pianistic talent of ‘The Leeds’ to audiences around the world.
HELEN MERCIER CYPRIEN KATSARIS Brahms piano works for four hands capturing the improvisatory character of the Gypsy spirit in the Hungarian Dances coupled with the Viennese elegance in the Waltzes.
SERGIU CELIBIDACHE THE MUNICH YEARS This 49-CD box celebrates the extraordinary legacy of his collaboration with the Müncher Philharmoniker portraying the excitement and atmosphere of their live performances.
JOYCE DiDONATO BELLINI: NORMA Sir David McVicar’s 2017 Metropolitan Opera production of Vincenzo Bellini’s Norma, starring Sondra Radvanovsky, Joseph Calleja, and Joyce DiDonato.