Sommer: Orchestral songs (Pentatone)

World premiere recordings of orchestral songs by a largely forgotten composer [JQ]

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Rachmaninov: All Night Vigil (Pentatone)

The famous Vespers, beautifully sung and more intimate than usual but with no lack of gravitas [RMo]

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Donizetti: Signor Gaetano (Pentatone)

A welcome debut recital which promises much for the future of bel canto singing [MP]

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Mahler: Symphony 5 (Pentatone)

A distinguished account of Mahler’s Fifth [JQ]

Martinů: Cello Sonatas (Pentatone)

A warmly sympathetic duo rates highly in Martinů Cello Sonatas [JW]

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Donizetti: Signor Gaetano (Pentatone)

A magnificent full-size portrait of a truly great bel canto artist [GF]

Schubert: Schwanengesang (Pentatone)

The final instalment of Bostridge’s Schubert trilogy is a partnership of equals, voice and piano coming together to create something very special [ST]

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Lisette Oropesa (soprano) Arias (Pentatone)

A delight from start to finish [MC]