Alpha Classics

Mozart: Piano Concerti No. 15-17 (Alpha Classics)

Sparkling and exuberant playing makes the most of these three Viennese concerti [RCh]

Bruckner: Symphony No.8 (Alpha)

An oddly bland and inconsistent account which in no sense challenges established favourite recordings [RMo]

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Sarah Willis (Horn) Mozart y Mambo (Alpha Classics)

A riotously enjoyable disc, the third in the amazing Sarah Willis’s series featuring Mozart Cuban-style [GPJ]

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Mon amant de Saint-Jean (Alpha Classics)

A fascinating out-of-the-ordinary trip of nostalgia [GF]

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Dutilleux & Dusapin: Works for Cello & Orchestra (Alpha)

Cello tales of mystery and imagination [JLW]

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Duello d’archi a Venezia (Alpha Classics)

Every lover of the baroque violin will be delighted to listen to these performances {JV]

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Poetiques de l’instant II (Alpha Classics)

A mixed bag that contains some stylish and absorbing Ravel [NH]

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Mozart: Concertos (Alpha Classics)

Youthful but remarkably distinguished Mozart concerto performances [NH]

Forbidden Fruit (Alpha Classics)

A deeply uplifting experience, and I recommend that you make the same journey [GF]

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Nuit à Venise (Alpha Classics)

The concept of this programme lacks consistency and the performances are uneven [JV]

Georg Nigl (baritone): Echo (Alpha Classics)

Georg Nigl is a magnificent storyteller – do not miss this well-filled disc [GF]

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Fauré: Works for Cello & Piano (Alpha Classics)

(Déjà Review) If the rest of this series is of this standard, it will be a compulsory acquisition for all lovers of this composer [GA]

Dowland: [Complete] Lachrimae (Alpha Classics)

A fine survey of the Lachrimae with rather more verve and better balance than other options [RMo]

Janácek, Brahms, Bartók: Violin Sonatas (Alpha Classics)

Two firecracker performers strike a storm of sparks off one another [DMD]

Haydn: 2032 Project, Vol. 13: Horn Signal (Alpha)

Recommended for a most enjoyable experience [SG]

Poulenc: La voix humaine (Alpha Classics)

A new vocal standard for La Voix humaine, but no translation of the text [RWe]

Sandrine Piau (soprano) Voyage intime (Alpha Classics)

An excellent recital by a distinguished soprano [RWe]

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Franck: Symphony (Alpha Classics)

A new team offers a distinctive account of an old favourite [RMay]

Schönberg, Berg: Transfigurations (Alpha Classics)

Intelligently programmed and well played key works of the Second Viennese School [NB]

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Bruckner: Symphony 7 (Alpha)

A fine, sensitive account but one which underplays some of the key points of tension [RMo]

Haydn 2032 No. 13 (Alpha)

Rousing, exquisitely articulated performances of Haydn symphonies [DF]

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Britten: The Turn of the Screw (Alpha)

A vivid rollercoaster approach, the listener smarting on the front row stalls [MG]

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Mozart: La Clemenza di Tito (Alpha)

A very good new Tito which marks a new chapter in the development of Nicky Spence as the title character [ST]

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Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps (Alpha)

A superb Stravinsky collection [WH]