The New Releases Show with David Mellor: 6 April 2013

David showcases the very best new releases – and this week, he’s celebrating the British composer Benjamin Britten

A whole host of recordings are being released in this, Britten’s centenary year – and to hear some of the best, join David this Saturday night from 9.

Connoisseurs Choice

Britten
Orchestral Works
EMI Classics
978102

The Very Best of Benjamin Britten
Virgin Classics
6026792

Choice for the Curious

E.J. Moeran
Cello Concerto
Guy Johnston
Ulster Orchestra
JoAnn Falletta
Naxos
8.573034

Best Bargain

Rachmaninov
Symphony No.3
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Leonard Slatkin
Naxos
8.573051

Best for Beginners

Recital
Nigel Kennedy
Sony Classical
88765447272

Albums of the Week

Britten
The Sacred Choral Music
Choir of New College Oxford
Edward Higginbottom
Novum
NCR1386

Britten
The Canticles
Ben Johnson
James Baillieu
Signum
SIGCD317

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

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