Post #100: Maxim’s Scottish Schubert [Linn]

Post #100: Maxim’s Scottish Schubert [Linn]

Maxim Emelyanychev begins his discography as Principal Conductor of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra with this bracing account of the ‘Great C-major’, Schubert’s Ninth (or, in German-speaking countries, Eighth) Symphony. Captured in Caird Hall Dundee, in excellent...
Eloquence – a label keeping us in touch with the musical past – including (this time) Boult, Fistoulari, Erich Kleiber, Malko, Martinon, Münchinger, Schmidt-Isserstedt, Schuricht, Tuxen, Wolff.

Eloquence – a label keeping us in touch with the musical past – including (this time) Boult, Fistoulari, Erich Kleiber, Malko, Martinon, Münchinger, Schmidt-Isserstedt, Schuricht, Tuxen, Wolff.

Some vintage and enticing recordings here, mostly from the 1950s and taken from the Decca catalogue, including oodles of Tchaikovsky. Eloquence’s presentation embraces original cover artwork (always welcome), LPs’ catalogue numbers, recording dates & locations (on...
Grigory Sokolov [Deutsche Grammophon]

Grigory Sokolov [Deutsche Grammophon]

Deutsche Grammophon already has in its catalogue one of the great piano recordings: Sokolov live at Salzburg, Mozart & Chopin (review-link below). Now, this wonderful Russian artist (born in 1950) is heard in a 2019 programme, pieced together from June appearances...