The New Releases Show: 9 March 2013

In this week's new releases, David picks a bright young artist's fantastic recording of Beethoven's most Romantic piano sonatas while his album of the week is a collection of Schumann & Dvořák Cello Concertos.

For the curious amongst you, David recommends Christopher Gunning's Concertos for Guitar, Clarinet and Flute while a sublime Mozart Piano Concertos recording will satisfy the connoisseurs. Plus there's a bargain Dvořák for everyone.  

Young Artists to Watch  

Beethoven: Pathetique; Moonlight; Appassionata
Yundi
Deutsche Grammophon
476 5049

Album of the Week
Schumann & Dvorak: Cello Concertos
Jamie Walton
Vladimir Ashkenazy
Philharmonia Orchestra
Signum Classics
SIGCD322

Choice for the Curious

Christopher Gunning:Concertos for Guitar, Clarinet and Flute 
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Discovery Music & Vision
DMV104

Connoisseur’s Choice

Mozart Piano: Concertos
Alessio Bax
Simon Over
Southbank Sinfonia
Signum Classics
SIGCD321

Best Bargain  

Dvorak: String Serenade; Wind Serenade
Sir Charles Mackerras
English Chamber Orchestra
EMI
eminence 7 39413 2

Recording of Special Historical Significance  

Verdi: Four Legendary Live Performances
Maria Callas Various Artists
EMI Classics
50999 9 79920 2 8

The New Releases Show

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Every Saturday night at 9pm-10pm, David Mellor reviews all the latest classical music releases.