Classical Beat: CD reviews


Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 02/28/2011

Links: Weekend roundup -- Butterfly, Tahiti, Schubert, and more

Links to reviews of WNO's "Madama Butterfly," the Shanghai Quartet's dynamic Freer program, "Trouble in Tahiti" at CUA, masterful Schubert trios, a viola da gamba focus at the Library of Congress, a recital linking Bach and Chopin, and Maazel's Bruckner cycle on CD.

By various critics  |  09:05 AM ET, 02/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  CD reviews, Washington

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 12/17/2010

Top 10 for '10 (plus four)

A link to my list of the ten best CDs of 2010 - plus (Web-only!) some highlights of CD releases by Washington-area artists.

By Anne Midgette  |  12:23 PM ET, 12/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  CD reviews, CD reviews

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 12/01/2010

Schumann on CD

Mark J. Estren reviews two sets of the complete Schumann symphonies.

By Mark J. Estren  |  11:14 AM ET, 12/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:10 AM ET, 06/02/2010

On CD: Gardiner leads the Brandenburgs

Mark J. Estren reviews John Eliot Gardiner's new set of Bach's Brandenburgs (in time for the Washington Early Music Festival).

By Anne Midgette  |  08:10 AM ET, 06/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 03/31/2010

On CD: Rebel and Vivaldi

Mark J. Estren reviews the Akademie für Alte Musik's release of Rebel and Vivaldi.

By Anne Midgette  |  06:30 AM ET, 03/31/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 03/30/2010

Play it again: on encores

Thoughts on encores.

By Anne Midgette  |  06:30 AM ET, 03/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  CD reviews, CD reviews