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LEBRECHT LISTENS | The Les Six Challenge: Can You Name Them All?

By Norman Lebrecht on May 17, 2019

Your challenge for the weekend: name all six of Les Six.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | New Mieczyslaw Weinberg Release Is A Five Star Masterpiece

By Norman Lebrecht on May 10, 2019

There was never any question what was going to be the album of the week once the envelope disgorged this little twin-set of music by Mieczyslaw Weinberg.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Listening To David Matthews Is Two Generations Beyond Vaughan Williams

By Norman Lebrecht on May 3, 2019

One of The UK's leading symphonists, David Matthews' ninth symphony receives its world premiere recording with the English Symphony Orchestra.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Paul Ben-Haim Yields A Seldom Heard Fusion Of West And East

By Norman Lebrecht on April 26, 2019

This compilation of violin works, compellingly performed by Itamar Zorman with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales on a Swedish label, yields in its title track something verging on revelation.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Incoming TSO Chief Gives Us Proof That Unbelievers Write The Best Religious Music

By Norman Lebrecht on April 19, 2019

Gustavo Gimeno raises a keeps a tight grip on this Luxembourg performance with the local orchestra, the Vienna Singakademie and three Italians out of four soloists.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Jerusalem Quartet Explores The Lighter Side Of 20th Century Music

By Norman Lebrecht on April 12, 2019

The Jerusalem Quartet and Hila Baggio highlight Jewish humour and self-irony in the songs that were featured in Jewish cabarets in Warsaw in the early 20th century.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | New Album By Anastasia Kobekina Is The Record Of The Year (So Far)

By Norman Lebrecht on April 5, 2019

This recording with cellist Anastasia Kobekina almost slipped by unnoticed, but whatever happens in the next eight months, this is the record of the year for 2019.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | New Boston Symphony Shostakovich Tugs At The Heart

By Norman Lebrecht on March 29, 2019

The Nelsons cycle is proving epochal, a must-have guide to the works of this great master. The present pairing comes with a bonus — his 1939 incidental music to Shakespeare’s King Lear, richly evocative and enjoyable.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Ivan Fischer's Mahler 7 Just Might Be The Best Yet

By Norman Lebrecht on March 22, 2019

Unlike other maestros, Ivan Fischer does not try to improve Mahler —  and also why this new release of the 7th Symphony is in such high regard.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | The Mysterious Case Of Giovanni Giornovich's London Concertos

By Norman Lebrecht on March 15, 2019

Thanks to Bojan Čičić and his Illyria Consort, Giovanni Giornovich's Haydnesque concertos finally get their premiere recording.
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