July highlights from EMI and Virgin Classics
S P O T L I G H T
Mozart Piano Concertos
Evgeny Kissin Evgeny Kissin continues his fruitful relationship with EMI Classics with this new recording of two of Mozart’s most famous piano concertos: Nos. 20 in D minor and 27 in B-flat Major. This electrifying recording, with Kissin conducting the orchestra Kremerata Baltica from the keyboard, is one that his legion of admirers is certain to embrace. His phenomenal keyboard technique and impeccable artistry continue to astound and amaze audiences and critics alike. Catch Kissin performing live at London’s Royal Festival Hall on 6 October 2010.
‘Evgeny Kissin has an ironclad technique and is the master of the fiery grand gesture.’ The New York Times
A L S O N E W T H I S M O N T H
With this release of Berenice, Alan Curtis adds his seventh recording of a complete Handel opera to the Virgin Classics catalogue, Recorded here with Il Complesso
Barocco. Watch this space for Ariodante also conducted by Curtis, due for release in 2011.
Brand new choral work Gloria, paired with Te Deum featuring the National Youth Chorus of Great Britain and the London Symphony
Orchestra. Soloist Hayley Westenra features on the track ‘I’ll make music’.
This re-packaging brings Kennedy’s famous recording of the Bach Violin Concertos and the Concerto for Oboe with the Berliner Philharmoniker up to date, ready to be discovered by a new generation of fans.
Five new releases from the Virgo series offering masterpieces by Berlioz, Humperdinck, Schubert and Mozart. Artists include Sir Roger Norrington,
Sir Charles Mackerras, Heinrich Schiff, Karl Anton Rickenbacher and Lambert Orkis.
20th Century Classics
20th Century Classics
The fifth release in the popular 20th Century Classics series of 2CD sets, featuring composers Gustav Holst, Ralph Vaughan
Williams, Aram Khachaturia, György Ligeti and Franz Schreker.
Five new Essential releases, presenting 2CD sets of the best-loved and most popular works by the great composers,
performed by the world’s leading artists at a great price.
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