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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Steven Osborne's Etudes-Tableaux Shows He's Is Our Kind Of Pianist

By Norman Lebrecht on July 13, 2018

Steven Osborne's latest Rachmaninov: Etudes-tableaux album puts the pathological scrutiny back into these amazing sets of piano sketches.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | La Capella Ducale's St John’s Passion Doesn't Get Liftoff

By Norman Lebrecht on July 6, 2018

Did you know Handel wrote a St John’s Passion? Me, neither, and I’m still not convinced.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Nothing Thrills More Than Finding A Composer We Can Love

By Norman Lebrecht on June 22, 2018

An hour spent with John McLeod yields rich rewards, both in aural satisfaction and in the affirmation of a strong sense of musical continuity north of the border.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Daniel Lozakovich's Got It, Plain And Simple

By Norman Lebrecht on June 15, 2018

He knows what he has to say and he says it entirely in his own way. Meet violinist Daniel Lozakovich.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | TSO's Celebratory Vaughan Williams Is A Desert Island Disc

By Norman Lebrecht on June 8, 2018

This celebratory release completing Peter Oundjian's fourteen-year tenure as Music Director of the TSO is a fitting tribute to his legacy.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Nikolai Myaskovsky: The Russian Composer No One Has Ever Heard Of

By Norman Lebrecht on June 1, 2018

We think we know Prokofiev and Shostakovich, whether through their music or through their Stalin ordeals. But their senior contemporary barely flickers on our attention even though Stravinsky, among others, held him in high regard.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Stephen Hough Reminds Us What Dreams Are Made Of

By Norman Lebrecht on May 25, 2018

Stephen Hough's Dream Album features morsels by composers great and small, each evoking a trance-like state between sleep and wakefulness.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | A Bach Prescription For Choosy, Stressed Out Ears

By Norman Lebrecht on May 18, 2018

Two new Bach releases by Thomas Bowes and Peter Hill offer prompt and gentle relief for Norman Lebrecht's week of frazzled nerves.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Federico Colli Goes Loud And Proud In New Scarlatti Release

By Norman Lebrecht on May 11, 2018

The fact that a pianist at the start of his career is prepared to defy the rule makers and play Scarlatti on a modern concert grand restores our faith in musical free-thinkers.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Arvo Pärt's The Symphonies Is Classical Music For Quiet Rebels

By Norman Lebrecht on May 4, 2018

All four of Arvo Pärt’s symphonies, newly recorded under the direction his tintinnabulation co-conspirator, Tõnu Kaljuste, are labours of love for a composer that continues to walk his own path.
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