Michael Cookson

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La Valse (Hänssler Classic)

These wind orchestra arrangements could hardly be better played [MC]

A Tribute to Pauline Viardot (Aparté)

Viotti’s range and diction are to be admired [MC]

Schumann piano works Oppitz Hanssler HC22045

R Schumann: Piano Works (Hänssler Classic)

Gerhard Oppitz excels in Schumann works he has lived with his whole career [MC]

Marina Rebeka (soprano) Voyage (Prima Classic)

An attractive programme of songs by French composers [MC]

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Schulhoff: Shapeshifter (Delos)

Praiseworthy performances of fascinating repertoire [MC]

Jonathan Tetelman (tenor) Arias (Deutsche Grammophon)

Tetelman will win many new admirers with this outstanding debut album [MC]

Schulhoff: Piano Concerto (Hänssler)

Two of Schulhoff’s finest works, both well performed and recorded [MC]

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Bach: Flute Sonatas (TRPTK)

Aysha Wills is on pleasing form with this period-instrument recording of four of Bach’s flute sonatas [MC]

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Lisette Oropesa (soprano) Arias (Pentatone)

A delight from start to finish [MC]

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The Dvořák Album (Sony)

A striking release of Dvořák’s chamber music from Jan Vogler and friends [MC]