New to the label are Markus Stenz and the Gürzenich-Orchester Köln, and they have recorded an explosive double-bill of Richard Strauss Don Quixote & Till Eulenspiegel, works this orchestra premiered in the 1890s. Alban Gerhardt and Lawrence Power are the soloists. The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra joins Jonathan Plowright for a fifty-ninth volume in our indefatigable Romantic Piano Concerto series, Lukasz Borowicz making his Hyperion debut with these works by compatriots Wladyslaw Zelenski and Aleksander Zarzycki.
The Brabant Ensemble and Stephen Rice see their eleventh Hyperion release this month: the Palestrina Missa Ad coenam Agni is a little-known five-voice setting which fully deserves its place at the heart of an Eastertide programme.
|Haydn: Piano Concertos Nos 3, 4 & 11|
Marc-André Hamelin is acclaimed as one of today’s greatest Haydn pianists thanks to his three dazzling albums of the Sonatas. Now he has recorded the composer’s three most popular concertos. This release is the fruit of a partnership with the awar ...» More
|Palestrina: Missa Ad coenam Agni & Eastertide motets|
Within Palestrina’s huge output there are many hidden gems, lacking both recordings and modern performing editions, and it is from among these that The Brabant Ensemble’s director Stephen Rice has chosen the repertoire for this album. The Ensemble ...» More
|Strauss: Don Quixote & Till Eulenspiegel|
A new recording of two of Strauss’s most popular tone poems, by the very orchestra which gave their premieres in the 1890s, under their principal conductor Markus Stenz. Don Quixote features Hyperion artists Alban Gerhardt and Lawrence Power, admi ...» More
|Zarzycki & Żeleński: Piano Concertos|
This 59th volume of the Romantic Piano Concerto series features Jonathan Plowright, whose brilliant and utterly idiomatic performances of Romantic Polish piano music have confirmed him as a master of this repertoire. Here he collaborates with the ...» More
|Grechaninov: Piano Trios|
'Such an innocent exuberance as well as an amiable lyrical impulse that it is hard not to find the music easy on the ear, especially in such infectiou ...
'The Moscow Rachmaninov Trio make a convincing argument for this overlooked repertoire' (The Observer)» More
'Pleasant, delightful … an excellent record: enterprising programmes, fresh young artists, fine presentation, typical Hyperion' (Gramophone)
'[Fanny Mendelssohn's] reputation deserves the kind of boost this excellent disc offers. Both Eugene Asti and Susan Gritton get to the heart of these ...» More
|A Bach notebook for trumpet|
Jonathan Freeman-Attwood's ‘A Bach Notebook for Trumpet' is a celebration of the music of the famous Johann Sebastian and ten other lesser-known Bachs, re-imagined for the combination of trumpet and piano.» More
|Berlioz: Les nuits d'été & La mort de Cléopâtre|
Robin Ticciati cements his reputation as an outstanding Berliozian with his latest recording, Les nuits d'été, which includes excerpts from Roméo & Juliette, and La mort de Cléopâtre.» More
|Reger: Organ Music|
The two major organ works on these albums (his longest for organ) show Max Reger at the height of his powers; not only do they sustain a structural coherence over an impressive span, but they show an almost inexhaustible proliferation of invention ...» More