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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Kathleen Ferrier Was A Voice To Remember

By Norman Lebrecht on May 19, 2017

"She simply soars." An upcoming release of English contralto Kathleen Ferrier includes six new tracks poised to keep this musical marvel alive.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Finally, Music Suitable For A Blind Buy

By Norman Lebrecht on April 20, 2018

How many times have we told you not to buy a record for its cover? Well, this one justifies the purchase.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Ludmila Berlinskaya: Pasternak And Scriabin (Melodiya)

By Norman Lebrecht on April 1, 2016

"If you have even the slightest interest in Russian civilisation, you will need to experience this music without delay."
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Cellist Steven Isserlis Takes Us Into New Mood Territory

By Norman Lebrecht on September 28, 2018

Steven Isserlis modest Chopin and Schubert cello-piano recital with Dénes Várjon highlights two fine musicians at the peak of their powers.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Marc-André Hamelin Toys With Loss Of Meaning

By Norman Lebrecht on August 18, 2017

The Canadian pianist pushes listeners into an alternate sound world, one where time and motion are devoid of meaning.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | What's Wrong With Luxembourg Philharmonic's Shostakovich?

By Norman Lebrecht on May 26, 2017

Great recordings are easy to review. Likewise bad ones. About 99.5 percent of all releases fall somewhere in between. This is one of them.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | The Trouble With Telemann

By Norman Lebrecht on January 19, 2018

Never sampled Georg Philipp Telemann? It’s like Vivaldi with added carbs, or Bach at a gentle walking pace.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Johannes Moser And Maximilian Hornung Make Fair Arguments For Cello Concertos

By Norman Lebrecht on November 16, 2018

This week, Norman Lebrecht highlights two new Cello concerto albums by Johannes Moser and Hornung Maximilian.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Jonas Kaufmann's Mahler Admirable, But Misguided

By Norman Lebrecht on March 17, 2017

This is one of those treasurable major-label releases, made with the best of intentions, in which everything turns out wrong.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Guglielmo Ratcliff A Real Delight On Record

By Norman Lebrecht on January 6, 2017

2015 Wexford Festival Opera production of the rarely performed Pietro Mascagni’s Guglielmo Ratcliff might be a long evening at the opera but on record, time moves quickly.
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