Cd Review (summary)

Andrew McGregor plays some of this month's newest releases.

Feuture include:

Building a Library: Ivan Hewett recommends a version of Bellini's I Puritani from the currently available recordings.

A round-up of some recently reissued recordings.

George Pratt reviews new discs of baroque music including Monteverdi's Vespers from Rinaldo Alessandrini, Bach's French Suites from Christophe Rousset, and Magdalena Kozena in works by the Bach family.

Andrew McGregor talks to cellist Matt Haimovitz about his latest groundbreaking Bach Listening Room Tour of unlikely venues from bars to barns in the USA; his days as a rising young star on DG, and his recent recordings for his own record label Oxingale.

Disc of the Week

Messiaen: Visions de l'Amen (excerpts)

Steven Osborne, Martin Roscoe (pianos).

Andrew McGregor plays some of this month's newest releases.

Features include:

Building a Library: Chris De Souza recommends a version of Brahms's Serenade No 2 in A from the currently available recordings.

David Owen Norris reviews new chamber music discs, including Beethoven from the Takacs Quartet and the Florestan Trio, and Mendelssohn and Dvorak from the Beaux Arts Trio.

An interview with Neil Levin and Paul Schwendener of the Milken ArcHIVe about their three-year project to release 52 discs of American Jewish music from Kurt Weill to Klezmer, from cantors to Yiddish theatre.

Barber: Vanessa, Op 32 (excerpt)

Vanessa....Christine Brewer

Erika....Susan Graham

The Old Baroness....Catherine Wyn-Rogers

Anatol....William Burden

The Old Doctor....Neal Davies

Nicholas....Simon Birchall

Footman....Stephen Charlesworth

BBC Singers

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Leonard Slatkin (conductor).

Episodes

Comments

Andrew McGregor plays some of this month's newest releases.

Feuture include:

Building a Library: Ivan Hewett recommends a version of Bellini's I Puritani from the currently available recordings.

A round-up of some recently reissued recordings.

George Pratt reviews new discs of baroque music including Monteverdi's Vespers from Rinaldo Alessandrini, Bach's French Suites from Christophe Rousset, and Magdalena Kozena in works by the Bach family.

Andrew McGregor talks to cellist Matt Haimovitz about his latest groundbreaking Bach Listening Room Tour of unlikely venues from bars to barns in the USA; his days as a rising young star on DG, and his recent recordings for his own record label Oxingale.

Disc of the Week

Messiaen: Visions de l'Amen (excerpts)

Steven Osborne, Martin Roscoe (pianos).

Andrew McGregor plays some of this month's newest releases.

Features include:

Building a Library: Chris De Souza recommends a version of Brahms's Serenade No 2 in A from the currently available recordings.

David Owen Norris reviews new chamber music discs, including Beethoven from the Takacs Quartet and the Florestan Trio, and Mendelssohn and Dvorak from the Beaux Arts Trio.

An interview with Neil Levin and Paul Schwendener of the Milken ArcHIVe about their three-year project to release 52 discs of American Jewish music from Kurt Weill to Klezmer, from cantors to Yiddish theatre.

Barber: Vanessa, Op 32 (excerpt)

Vanessa....Christine Brewer

Erika....Susan Graham

The Old Baroness....Catherine Wyn-Rogers

Anatol....William Burden

The Old Doctor....Neal Davies

Nicholas....Simon Birchall

Footman....Stephen Charlesworth

BBC Singers

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Leonard Slatkin (conductor). "