A new, extended, improved and upgraded Vivaldi Edition on Brilliant Classics! A feast of Historically Informed Performances by leading soloists and ensembles, this new Edition offers the best of today’s Vivaldi playing! 66 CD box set brimming with vitality, passion, instrumental brilliance and Italian sunshine, as played by mostly Italian forces.
This budget-price 32 CD box set brings together 12 classic live Royal Opera performances, spanning over forty years, from 1955 to 1997. It includes many of the world’s greatest performers from this period.
“Harmonia Mundi should be congratulated for this set...As a primer, to those new to the genre, it's a perfect way to discover the richness of the baroque stage. For collectors, it's a great way to fill in gaps in a collection. For anyone, it's a wonderful box-full containing more than 45 hours of musical surprises. Don't miss out on this one.”
The Finnish maestro John Storgårds, Principal Guest Conductor of the BBC Philharmonic, presents his first recording on Chandos, a complete symphonic cycle of his nation’s greatest musical export, Jean Sibelius in a 3 CD box set.
The Carnegie Recital and Trifonov Plays ChopinDaniil Trifonov (piano)2 cd setChopin, Liszt, Medtner, Scriabin
In 1981, Gramophone wrote that “No living conductor has done more for the music of Sibelius than Herbert von Karajan.” The release of the Karajan Official Remastered Edition over the first half of 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the conductor’s death in July 1989 at the age of 81.