On Now : BBC Proms 2014
BBC Proms 2014 - Prom 55: Tchaikovsky, Debussy and Unsuk Chin
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Schubert: Winterreise

Building a Library:
SCHUBERT: Winterreise

Reviewer - Daniel Leech-Wilkinson

First choice:
First Choice Recommendation:
Christine Schäfer (soprano), Eric Schneider (piano)
Onyx Classics ONYX4010 (CD)

CD Review BAL Catalogue Data


SZYMANOWSKI: String Quartet in C major Op.37
(c/w ROZYCKI String Quartet in D minor Op.49; SZYMANOWSKI: String Quartet No.2 Op.56)
Royal String Quartet (Isabella Szalaj-Zimak - violin, Elwira Przybylowka - violin, Marek Czech - viola, Michal Pepol - cello)
Hyperion CDA67684 (CD)

SZYMANOWSKI: Masques Op.34 (Movement 3)
(c/w Sonata No.3 Op.36; Twenty Mazurkas Op.50 No.9-12; Métopes Op.29; Two Mazurkas Op.62)
Roland Pöntinen (piano)
BIS BIS-CD-1137 (CD)

SZYMANOWSKI: Kniaź Patiomkim (Prince Potemkin), Op.51 (1925)
(c/w Harnasie (Ballet Pantomime), Op.55 (1923-31); Mandragora (Pantomime), Op.43 (1920))
Wieslaw Ochman – tenor
Alexander Pinderak – tenor
Ewa Marciniec – mezzo soprano
Ewa Marczyk – violin solo
Kazimierz Koślacz – cello solo
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir (Chorus Master Henryk Wojnarowski)
Antoni Wit (conductor)
NAXOS 8.570723 (CD)

09.30 am
Building a Library Recommendation

SCHUBERT: Winterreise

Reviewer – Daniel Leech-Wilkinson

First Choice Recommendation:
Christine Schäfer (soprano), Eric Schneider (piano)
Onyx Classics ONYX4010 (CD)

Next week Geoffrey Norris examines recordings of Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture.

10.25 New Releases

SUK: Tale of a Winter’s Evening Op.9
(c/w The Ripening Op.34)
Orchester der Komischen Oper Berlin
Kirill Petrenko (conductor)
CPO 777 364-2 (CD)

LISZT: Années de Pelerinage (Books 1, 2 & 3)
Daniel Grimwood (piano)
Recorded on an original 1851 Erard piano
SFZ Music SFZM0208 (2 CDs)

Dermot Clinch talks to Andrew about new recordings of chamber music by Beethoven, Czerny and George Onslow. With extracts from the following discs:

Carl Czerny The Sonatas for Solo Piano, Volume 1
(Sonata No. 9 Op. 145; Sonata No. 8 Op. 144; Nocturne Op. 646; Sonata No. 5 Op. 76; Sonata No. 6 Op. 124)
Martin Jones (piano)
Nimbus NI5832/3 (2 CDs, Mid Price)

George Onslow Violin sonatas op. 16
(Sonatas Nos 1-3 Op. 16)
Moderntimes_1800, Ilia Korol (violin), Norbert Zeilberger (Albrecht Czernin fortepiano, 2006)
Challenge Classics CC72196 (CD)

Czerny/Onslow Piano Trios
(CZERNY: Piano Trio No. 4 Op. 289; ONSLOW: Piano Trio Op. 26)
Christophorus CHE0136-2 (CD)
Beethoven String Quintets Opp. 4 and 29
The Nash Ensemble
Hyperion CDA67693 (CD)

George Onslow Piano Trios Volume 2
(Piano Trio Op. 83; Piano Trio Op. 3 No. 2)
Trio Cascades
CPO 777231-2 (CD)

Beethoven String Quintets
(String Quintet in E flat major Op.4; String Quintet ni C major Op.29)
The Nash Ensemble
Hyperion CDA67693 (CD)

11.45am Disc of the Week

Purcell: Dido and Aeneas
Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano), Gerald Finley (baritone), Lucy Crowe (soprano), Patricia Bardon (mezzo-soprano), William Purefoy (counter-tenor), Sarah Tynan (soprano), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Carys Lane (soprano), Rebecca Outram (soprano), Choir & Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Steven Devine & Elizabeth Kenny (directors)
Chandos CHAN0757 (CD)

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