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GRAMOPHONE 2023

BEST NEW CLASSICAL ALBUMS

Martin Cullingford's pick of the finest recordings from this month's reviews.
Here are the titles available from Naxos Direct.
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Donizetti ‘Signor Gaetano’ 
Javier Camarena ten Coro Donizetti Opera; Gli Originali / Riccardo Frizza

"Mexican tenor Javier Camarena offers a personal and musically thrilling tribute to Donizetti. A singer on top form, in repertoire he has a clear affection for and affinity with – a splendid album." (Gramophone) 


kr 159
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Beethoven Five Piano Concertos 
Haochen Zhang pf Philadelphia Orchestra / Nathalie Stutzmann

"Van Cliburn Gold Medal winner and Avery Fisher Prize recipient, Haochen Zhang now adds a hugely impressive Beethoven concerto set to his list of achievments." (Gramophone) 



kr 369
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Langgaard Symphony No 1 
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Sakari Oramo 

"The Berlin Philharmonic premiered this work – Langgaard’s First Symphony – back in 1913; under Oramo, they bring immense understanding and instinct to it today." (Gramophone) 



kr 169
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Guðmundsson Windbells 
Reykjavík Chamber Orchestra 

"Crystalline, clarity of texture – Andrew Mellor’s well-chosen words perfectly capture what makes Icelandic composer Hugi Gumundsson’s music so fascinating, and so worth hearing." (Gramophone) 


kr 159
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Martinu Two Cello Sonatas
Johannes Moser vc Andrei Korobeinikov pf
 
"A perfect control of rhythm allows for beautifully expressive playing – Johannes Moser and Andrei Korobeinikov offer a wonderful set of Martin=’s cello sonatas." (Gramophone) 


kr 159
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Rzewski The People United Will Never Be Defeated! 
Vadym Kholodenko pf
 
"Another Rzewski cycle to add to recent acclaimed recordings, but one every bit as personally thought-through as the composer might have hoped. Vadym Kholodenko is on fine form." (Gramophone) 


kr 159
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Monteverdi Madrigals, Book 7 
Concerto Italiano / Rinaldo Alessandrini 
 
"A gorgeously performed and recorded album from an artist, Rinaldo Alessandrini, with a richly personal association with Monteverdi’s madrigals, their musicality and humanity." (Gramophone) 



kr 239
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‘A Shropshire Lad’ 
Roderick Williams bar Hallé Orchestra / Sir Mark Elder

"A singer of extraordinarily communicative skill, as composer Roderick Williams has wonderfully orchestrated these much-loved works with care and understanding." (Gramophone) 



kr 159
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Cilea Adriana Lecouvreur 
Sols; Chorus and Orchestra of the Maggio Musicale, Florence / Daniel Harding 

"An intriguing and engaging directorial take on Cilea’s opera, with Daniel Harding leading the music-making excellently." (Gramophone) 


kr 239
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