Weekend Specials

Our Weekend Specials are very special deals that only last through midnight Sunday, with exclusive and exciting offerings of classical music like these:

Release Date: 8/27/2021
Label: Alpha
Number of Discs: 1
Performer: Véronique Gens
Conductor: Louis-Noël Bestion de Camboulas
Orchestra/Ensemble: Ensemble Les Surprises, Les Chantres du Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles

The voice remains in remarkable condition, as strongly radiant, firm, and secure as ever. And of course the characteristics that have made her so prized in this repertoire, the perfect shaping of line and outstanding diction, remain, still more finely honed.

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$18.99
Release Date: 9/10/2021
Label: Grand Piano
Number of Discs: 6
Composer: Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka, Fryderyk Chopin, Franz Liszt...
Performer: Nicholas Walker

This series has established pianist Nicholas Walker as the new reference for Balakirev’s music. His  playing throughout is a pleasure to hear, with a sophisticated tonal palette and eschewing any superficial virtuosity.

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$49.99
Release Date: 9/3/2021
Label: BIS
Number of Discs: 5
Performer: Andrei Bondarenko
Conductor: Andrew Litton
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra

A ClassicsToday 10/10! These performances of the Symphonies Nos. 1-3, engineered with warmth, clarity, and impact, rank with the best. The revised, enlarged Fourth Symphony is played with passion, color, and drive aplenty.

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$59.99
Release Date: 8/20/2021
Label: Orfeo
Number of Discs: 10

Varady's reading of the Wesendonck Lieder is remarkable, enthralling. The feeling of the words is one of very present emotions. Her Puccini is so musical, the response so intelligent, immediate, and full-hearted. She adjusts wonderfully well to the Italian idiom.

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Release Date: 9/3/2021
Label: Capriccio
Number of Discs: 3
Composer: Paul Hindemith
Performer: Adam Blažo, Andrew Owens, Ben Connor...
Conductor: Bertrand de Billy

The climactic fourth scene, depicting the Peasants’ Revolt itself, ia especially vivid. All the protagonists are portrayed with touching truthfulness. It’s superbly conducted by Bertrand de Billy, who makes the most of the opera’s visionary moments.

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$22.99