Mendelson & Bacewicz: Chamber Works (Chandos)

Four ‘lost’ works of Polish modernism presented in splendid performances (GPu)

Parry: Scenes from Shelley’s ‘Prometheus Unbound’, Blest Pair of Sirens (Chandos)

Parry’s Wagnerian dilemmas encountered in this premiere recording [JW]

Weinberg: Dawn, Symphony No.12 (Chandos)

An unexpected and thrilling pendant to Storgårds’ survey of late Shostakovich [NC]

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Echoes of Bohemia: Czech Music for Wind (Chandos)

A highly effective disc [JW]

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Weber, Schumann, Strauss: Horn concerti (Chandos)

A delightful collection [SB]

Overtures Finland CHSA5336

Overtures from Finland (Chandos)

Well-devised programme lacking the last degree of performance finesse [NB]

McEwen: String Quartets Vol. 2 (Chandos)

(Déjà Review) The Chilingirians really do bring life and joyous affirmation to this [JW]

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Herrmann: Wuthering Heights (Chandos)

Cathy finally comes home in Herrmann’s magnum opus superbly performed [NB]

Prokofiev: Symphony No. 2 (Chandos)

(Déjà Review) Impressively powerful; a coupling that is stimulating and generous [TH]

Tchaikovsky: Orchestral Works (Chandos)

An auspicious debut for Alpesh Chauhan [JQ]

Coates: Orchestral Works Vol. 3 (Chandos)

Coates’ life-enhancing music receives definitive performances [NB]

Overtures from Finland (Chandos)

A ramble, with delights along the way, through some of Finland’s most neglected overtures [RB]

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Herrmann: Wuthering Heights (Chandos)

Extracts from an almost unknown superb opera raise hopes for a new complete recording [PCG]

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Ichmouratov: Piano & Viola Concertos (Chandos)

Ichmouratov’s concertos are finely orchestrated but lack originality [GT]

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Coates: Orchestral Works Vol 3 (Chandos)

John Wilson, spruce and lively once again in Eric Coates [JW]

K Fuchs: Orchestral Works Vol. 1 (Chandos)

A brilliant tonal voice unleashed and heard through dustless unsmeared glass [RB]

Tchaikovsky: Orchestral Works (Chandos)

Strikingly vivid and thrilling accounts of some of Tchaikovsky’s most atmospheric narrative tone poems [RMo]

Herrmann: Wuthering Heights (Chandos)

A great and extremely effective recording drenched in splendour [RB]

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Nielsen: Violin Concerto & Symphony 4 (Chandos)

Invigorating accounts [LW]

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Sancan: A Musical Tribute (Chandos)

A unique chance to get to know some most enjoyable music by this little-known composer, teacher and virtuoso [GH]

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Busoni: Orchestral Works (Chandos)

(Déjà Review) A simply superb recording [CC]

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Shostakovich: Symphony 14 (Chandos)

Beauty and power triumph over darkness in Storgårds’ latest Shostakovich disc [NC]

Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2 (Chandos)

John Wilson has led me to enjoy this symphony as much as I have for decades [DMD]

Shadow Dances – British Works for Flute (Chandos)

A diverse and interesting programme beautifully played and recorded [NB]