Friday, January 24, 2020, 10:00am
The Hermitage Piano Trio plays three elegiac works by Sergei Rachmaninoff.
Friday, January 3, 2020, 10:00am
Violinist Rachel Barton has released a recording of one of the best known violin concertos and another that should be, by Antonin Dvořák and Aram Khachaturian, respectively.
Friday, December 27, 2019, 9:00am
Nominated for a 2019 GRAMMY for Best Classical Instrumental Solo, "The Berlin Recital" features pianist Yuja Wang performing music by Rachmaninoff, Ligeti, Scriabin and Prokofiev.
Friday, November 22, 2019, 10:00am
In his latest recording, German violinist Christian Tetzlaff revisits two of the most popular concertos for his instrument: the Beethoven and the Sibelius.
Friday, November 8, 2019, 10:00am
Trumpeter Paul Merkelo has recorded four popular concertos with the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra, playing three different trumpets.
Friday, November 1, 2019, 10:00am
German pianist Heidrun Holtmann has released a 4-CD set of the Bach "48:" Books I & II of his beloved Well Tempered Clavier.
Friday, October 25, 2019, 10:00am
The Neave Trio's new release, "Her Voice" features three pioneering female composers: Amy Beach, Rebecca Clarke and Louise Farrenc.
Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:00am
Composer John Williams has adapted music from a number of films for violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter.
Friday, October 11, 2019, 10:00am
Years-long in the making, conductor Semyon Bychkov and the Czech Philharmonic release a seven-CD box set of Tchaikovsky's greatest music.
Friday, September 27, 2019, 10:00am
Guitarist Sharon Isbin and the Pacifica String Quartet play works by Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Vivaldi, Turina and Boccherini.
Friday, September 20, 2019, 10:00am
Pianist Orli Shaham's new release features two of Mozart's piano concertos in a recording made with her husband, conductor David Robertson, and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. It's quite a family affair – the release is on her brother Gil Shaham's recording label, Canary Classics.
Thursday, August 29, 2019, 10:00am
Violinist Nicola Benedetti has released a new recording featuring two world premieres, both composed for her by legendary jazz musician Wynton Marsalis.
Friday, August 23, 2019, 10:00am
Composer Michael Torke has a new recording featuring four concertos: one each for violin, bassoon, clarinet and oboe.
Friday, August 16, 2019, 10:00am
American cellist Bion Tsang performs the cello concertos by Antonín Dvořák and George Enescu, two emotional and dramatic works.
Friday, August 9, 2019, 10:00am
American classical guitarist Jason Vieaux and the Escher Quartet have released "Dance," a new recording that includes music by Boccherini, Castelnuovo-Tedesco and Kernis.
Friday, August 2, 2019, 10:25am
Siblings Isata and Sheku Kanneh-Mason have each released a new recording: Isata's features the piano music of Clara Schumann and her brother Sheku's includes various cello pieces, from Shostakovich to Bob Marley.
Friday, July 26, 2019, 10:30am
Soprano Renée Fleming's new release includes lieder by Brahms and Schumann for voice and piano, and Mahler’s "Rückert-Lieder," performed with the Munich Philharmonic.
Friday, July 19, 2019, 10:25am
Cellist Sung-Won Yang plays the complete solo cello suites by Johann Sebastian Bach.
Thursday, July 11, 2019, 5:30pm
New double CD recorded live at Carnegie Hall featuring the music of Mozart, Fauré and Dvořák.
Friday, July 5, 2019, 9:15am
Harpist Yolanda Kondonassis and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra under Ward Stare team up for a world premiere by Jennifer Higdon; the recording also includes a world premiere by Patrick Harlin and the Barber Symphony No. 1.
Friday, June 28, 2019, 8:35am
Soundtrack from the documentary "Pavarotti" by Ron Howard.
Thursday, June 20, 2019, 1:40pm
Another installment in the cycle of Bruckner symphonies from the Gewandhaus Orchestra and their new conductor, Andris Nelsons.
Thursday, June 13, 2019, 10:50am
Sacred choral music performed by the Choir of St. John's, Cambridge celebrates the 150th anniversary of the college chapel and the choir's 100th recording.
Thursday, June 6, 2019, 6:10pm
Scottish pianist Steven Osborne plays Beethoven's final three piano sonatas on a recording "Gramophone Magazine" calls "a magnificent achievement."
Thursday, May 30, 2019, 5:05pm
Violinist Bojan Čičić and the Illyria Consort perform three violin concertos by the enigmatic and unjustly obscure 18th century composer Giovanni Giornovich.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 12:35pm
Two symphonies by Florence Smith played by the Fort Smith Symphony under conductor John Jeter, one of them a world premiere recording
Thursday, May 16, 2019, 11:20am
The classical new release of the week features oboist Alex Klein, whose personal story includes growing up in Brazil and managing the onset of focal dystonia in his left hand.
Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 12:35pm
In the latest chapter in András Schiff’s ongoing documentation of Franz Schubert’s music, the pianist plays the Four Impromptus D 899 plus compositions from 1828, the last year of Schubert’s short life: The Three Pieces D 946, the C minor Sonata D 958, and the A major Sonata D 959.
Schiff is playing his Brodmann fortepiano from circa 1820. “It is to me ideally suited to Schubert’s keyboard works,” he said.
The critics agree with that choice and with how Schiff performs: “I cannot think of anyone of his caliber who has mastered the fortepiano as well as the modern piano and shown such distinction on both,”...
Thursday, May 2, 2019, 6:40pm
Friday, April 26, 2019, 10:00am
The week's new release is really interesting - it's from American composer Barbara Harbach, who is based at the University of Missouri - St Louis. Harbach has written an orchestral suite as the film score for a 1915 silent film with an interesting history: "Hypocrites" was directed by Lois Weber, the leading female director-screenwriter in early Hollywood and deals with religious hypocrisy. The film was shockingly controversial at the time and was banned in a number of places.