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Alisa Weilerstein - Bach Famous Pieces (2022)

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Alisa Weilerstein - Bach Famous Pieces (2022)

Alisa Weilerstein - Bach Famous Pieces (2022)
FLAC (tracks), Lossless / MP3 320 kbps | 2:22:00 | 324 / 667 Mb
Genre: Classical / Label: PentaTone

Cellist Alisa Weilerstein has appeared with leading orchestras all over the U.S. and Europe and has played chamber music with her parents, both well-known performers, in the Weilerstein Trio. Her repertory is wide but has been marked by a focus on contemporary music. Weilerstein was born in Rochester, New York, on April 14, 1982. Her parents are Donald Weilerstein, first violinist of the Cleveland Quartet, and pianist Vivian Hornik Weilerstein; violinist and conductor Joshua Weilerstein is her brother.

Lisette Oropesa, Dresdner Philharmonie, Sächsischer Staatsopernchor Dresden - Rossini & Donizetti: French Bel Canto Arias

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Lisette Oropesa, Dresdner Philharmonie, Sächsischer Staatsopernchor Dresden - Rossini & Donizetti: French Bel Canto Arias

Lisette Oropesa, Dresdner Philharmonie, Sächsischer Staatsopernchor Dresden - Rossini & Donizetti: French Bel Canto Arias
FLAC (tracks), Lossless +Booklet | 65:05 | 265 Mb
Genre: Classical / Label: PentaTone

French Bel canto arias full of drama and lyricism.On her second solo album Lisette Oropesa has combined two of her greatest loves, the French language and Italian bel canto. This recording with the Dresdner Philharmonie under the baton of Corrado Rovaris showcases the variety of lesser-known and more popular works by Rossini and Donizetti, featuring arias that contain coloratura, lyricism, drama, heightened emotion, and even comedy.

Ian Bostridge, Lars Vogt - Schubert: Schwanengesang (2022)

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Ian Bostridge, Lars Vogt - Schubert: Schwanengesang (2022)

Ian Bostridge, Lars Vogt - Schubert: Schwanengesang (2022)
FLAC (tracks), Lossless | 1:09:24 | 241 Mb
Genre: Classical / Label: PentaTone

Ian Bostridge Avec sa belle prestance et sa suprême élégance, il a tout d’un Lord anglais. Ténor atypique pas sa voix et par son parcours, Ian Bostridge est un brillant intellectuel formé aux prestigieux collèges d’Oxford et de Cambridge. Cet érudit a publié plusieurs ouvrages, dont sa thèse de doctorat en philosophie consacrée à l’importance de la sorcellerie dans la vie publique anglaise entre 1650 et 1750. Son livre consacré à la Winterreise de Schubert a été édité en une douzaine de langues et devrait bientôt paraître en français sous le titre : «Le Voyage d’hiver de Schubert : Anatomie d’une obsession ».

Denis Kozhukhin - Classical for Sleeping (2022)

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Denis Kozhukhin - Classical for Sleeping (2022)

Denis Kozhukhin - Classical for Sleeping (2022)
FLAC (tracks), Lossless | 1:17:27 | 252 Mb
Genre: Classical / Label: PentaTone

Pianist Denis Kozhukhin catapulted to international celebrity when he captured first prize at the prestigious Queen Elizabeth Competition in 2010. Appearances at major concert venues followed, including at Carnegie Hall and the Leipzig Gewandhaus. Invitations for other major debuts flooded in, and Kozhukhin toured the globe, impressing critics and dazzling audiences. An imposing figure when he walks on-stage, he sits down to play with an all-encompassing technique and sense of total confidence. That confidence is needed considering the challenging nature of his repertory.

Sean Shibe, Inon Barnatanm, Paul Rivinius, Gustavo Gimeno - French Classical Selections (2022)

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Sean Shibe, Inon Barnatanm, Paul Rivinius, Gustavo Gimeno - French Classical Selections (2022)

Sean Shibe, Inon Barnatanm, Paul Rivinius, Gustavo Gimeno - French Classical Selections (2022)
FLAC (tracks), Lossless | 3:01:05 | 778 Mb
Genre: Classical / Label: PentaTone

With enchanting works from composers such as Gabriel Fauré and Maurice Ravel, performances from French classical artists including Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Julia Fuchs, and romantic works evocative of French history and culture, French Classical Selections offers an assortment of classical repertoire from and about France. This compilation is the second in a series of country focused selections, including selections from Britain and Germany.With enchanting works from composers such as Gabriel Fauré and Maurice Ravel, performances from French classical artists including Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Julia Fuchs, and romantic works evocative of French history and culture, French Classical Selections offers an assortment of classical repertoire from and about France. This compilation is the second in a series of country focused selections, including selections from Britain and Germany.

Hanna-Elisabeth Müller - Sinnbild (2022)

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Hanna-Elisabeth Müller - Sinnbild (2022)

Hanna-Elisabeth Müller - Sinnbild (2022)
FLAC (tracks), Lossless | 46:19 | 168 Mb
Genre: Classical / Label:PentaTone

Strauss songs of farewell. On this second Pentatone album, soprano Hanna-Elisabeth Müller presents an enchanting collection of orchestral songs by Richard Strauss, together with the WDR Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Christoph Eschenbach. Culminating in the famous Four Last Songs, the programme explores all forms of farewell – the big and the small – that we go through as human beings. Amidst this melancholia, Strauss’s lush, glorious orchestral writing and his exceptional understanding of the soprano voice offer profound solace to the listener.

Briana Hunter, Kenneth Kellogg, Roderick Cox, Washington National Opera Orchestra - Jeanine Tesori: Blue (2022)

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Briana Hunter, Kenneth Kellogg, Roderick Cox, Washington National Opera Orchestra - Jeanine Tesori: Blue (2022)

Briana Hunter, Kenneth Kellogg, Roderick Cox, Washington National Opera Orchestra - Jeanine Tesori: Blue (2022)
FLAC (tracks), Lossless | 2:01:06 | 553 Mb
Genre: Classical / Label: PentaTone

Washington National Opera presents Blue, a contemporary opera on racial injustice in the United States today, with a libretto by Tazewell Thompson set to music by Jeanine Tesori. Blue tells the tragic story of an African-American police officer whose son is killed by a fellow officer during a protest. Strongly resonating with the Black Lives Matter movement, the piece is equally groundbreaking thanks to its intimate and layered portrayal of African-American family life on the operatic stage.

Sondra Radvanovsky, Lyric Opera of Chicago & Riccardo Frizza - The Three Queens (2022)

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Sondra Radvanovsky, Lyric Opera of Chicago & Riccardo Frizza - The Three Queens (2022)

Sondra Radvanovsky, Lyric Opera of Chicago & Riccardo Frizza - The Three Queens (2022)
FLAC (tracks), Lossless | 1:37:07 | 387 Mb
Genre: Classical / Label: PentaTone

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents "The Three Queens", a program that brings together the finales of Gaetano Donizetti’s Tudor trilogy, showcasing three of the most fascinating heroines of opera history. These extraordinary women are interpreted by soprano Sondra Radvanovsky, who performs them together with an excellent ensemble of soloists under the baton of Donizetti specialist Riccardo Frizza. Singing these three breathtaking roles on one night is an enormous challenge for any soprano, and this live recording captures all the excitement of this exceptional achievement.
Lyric Opera of Chicago is one of the world’s biggest and most prestigious opera houses. Riccardo Frizza is among the most sought-after conductors for nineteenth-century Italian opera, while Sondra Radvanovsky is one of the most in-demand singers of her generation on both sides of the Atlantic.

Matt Haimovitz - Primavera II: The Rabbits (2022)

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Matt Haimovitz - Primavera II: The Rabbits (2022)

Matt Haimovitz - Primavera II: The Rabbits (2022)
FLAC tracks | 1:09:59 | 295 Mb
Genre: Classical / Label: Pentatone

PRIMAVERA II the rabbits is the second of six albums in a momentous series encompassing 81 world premieres for solo cello. This digital album presents 13 new commissions by The Primavera Project for groundbreaking, multi-GRAMMY nominated cellist Matt Haimovitz. Each composer responds to Sandro Botticelli’s enigmatic painting, Primavera, and the prophetic large-scale triptych, Primavera 2020, by world-renowned contemporary artist Charline von Heyl.

Sasha Cooke & Kirill Kuzmin - How Do I Find You (2022)

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Sasha Cooke & Kirill Kuzmin - How Do I Find You (2022)

Sasha Cooke & Kirill Kuzmin - How Do I Find You (2022)
FLAC tracks | 1:10:56 | 218 Mb
Genre: Classical / Label: PentaTone

Sasha Cooke has been called a “luminous standout” by the New York Times and “equal parts poise, radiance and elegant directness” by Opera News. She has won two Grammy Awards, including one for her contribution to Mason Bate’s opera The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs, released on PENTATONE in 2018. In 2021, she returned to the label with Violins of Hope. Kirill Kuzmin makes his PENTATONE debut.

Philadelphia Orchestra, Blue Angel, Vesko Eschkenazy - Gershwin: Famous Pieces (2021)

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Philadelphia Orchestra, Blue Angel, Vesko Eschkenazy - Gershwin: Famous Pieces (2021)

Philadelphia Orchestra, Blue Angel, Vesko Eschkenazy - Gershwin: Famous Pieces (2021)
FLAC tracks | 1:13:14 | 330 Mb
Genre: Classical / Label: PentaTone

George Gershwin was an American composer and pianist, whose compositions spanned both popular and classical genres. Among his best-known works are the orchestral compositions Rhapsody in Blue (1924) and An American in Paris (1928), the songs "Swanee" (1919) and "Fascinating Rhythm" (1924), the jazz standards "Embraceable You" (1928) and "I Got Rhythm" (1930), and the opera Porgy and Bess (1935), which included the hit "Summertime".

Magdalena Kožená, Denis Kozhukhin, Arabella Steinbacher - Brahms: Famous Pieces (2021)

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Magdalena Kožená, Denis Kozhukhin, Arabella Steinbacher - Brahms: Famous Pieces (2021)

Magdalena Kožená, Denis Kozhukhin, Arabella Steinbacher - Brahms: Famous Pieces (2021)
FLAC tracks | 2:15:32 | 577 Mb
Genre: Classical / Label: PentaTone

Arabella Steinbacher, Robert Kulek, Annelien Van Wauwe, Nelly Akopian-Tamarina, Denis Kozhukhin, Magdalena Kozená (mezzo-soprano), Yefim Bronfman (piano), Sir Simon Rattle, Yulia Deyneka, Daniel Müller-Schott, Julia Fischer, Yvonne Naef

Inon Barnatan - Time Traveler's Suite (2021)

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Inon Barnatan - Time Traveler's Suite (2021)

Inon Barnatan - Time Traveler's Suite (2021)
FLAC tracks | 63:05 | 198 Mb
Genre: Classical / Label: PentaTone

Journey through time and space. On "Time Traveler’s Suite", pianist Inon Barnatan redefines our notions of the suite by taking us on a journey through time and space, from Baroque pieces by Bach, Handel, Rameau and Couperin to more recent works by Ravel, Barber, Adès and Ligeti. The program culminates in Brahms’s ingenious Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel. Inon Barnatan is one of the most admired pianists of his generation (New York Times).

Frizzante: Celebrating Vocal Music (2021)

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Frizzante: Celebrating Vocal Music (2021)

Frizzante: Celebrating Vocal Music (2021)
FLAC tracks / MP3 320 kbps | | 376 / 215 Mb
Genre: Classical / Label: PentaTone

Our Frizzante anniversary compilation brings you some fresh and vibrant vocals from the likes of Piotr Beczala, Magdalena Kozena, Lise Davidsen, Ian Bostridge and Ann Hallenberg, for our Vocal Music Celebration. With just the right amount of crisp and bubbly repertoire to get you in the mood to sing along, our vocal compilation tracks have been specially picked to accompany your flute of champagne. Cheers!

Limoncello: Celebrating Chamber Music (2021)

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Limoncello: Celebrating Chamber Music (2021)

Limoncello: Celebrating Chamber Music (2021)
FLAC tracks / MP3 320 kbps | 1:21:46 | 257 / 186 Mb
Genre: Classical / Label: PentaTone

Time for an aperitif with friends including Julia Fischer, Martin Helmchen, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Francesco Piemontesi and Signum Quartett as our Limencello anniversary compilation bring you the fresh and fragrant sounds of our Chamber Music Celebration! Sweetly intimate piano and cello solos, to more intensely flavoured quartets and quintets, our chamber music selection has been hand-curated with a recognisable and uplifting brightness in mind.