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Fernando Varela's major label debut showcases the power and quality of his voice and includes a number of self-penned songs including the high energy Vivere and Gloria, a grateful reflection on what music means to him. There are also contemporary interpretations of All By Myself, the classic Nessun Dorma and others.
British flautist Lisa Friend creates sublime interpretations of movie classics such as Cinema Paradiso, Once Upon A Time In America, Dances With Wolves, Legends Of The Fall, and The Cider House Rules.
Sonya Yoncheva, one of today's fastest rising opera stars and regular guest of the Metropolitan Opera, Royal Opera House and Opéra de Paris, devotes her second solo album to the music of Handel, showing another facet of her wide-ranging repertoire.
Pianist Rafal Blechacz releases his first album for Deutsche Grammophon devoted to Bach. The album includes the Partitas Nos. 1 & 3, Italian Concerto, Fantasia and Fugue in A minor and more.
Bela Fleck's three-movement concerto, named in honor of his son Juno, was recorded with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra. While this piece follows the standard concerto form, it is a dazzling showcase for Bela's banjo that will be welcomed by his fans, and already heralded by Bluegrass Today as a breakthrough, genre-crossing work.
Max Richter's new album, drawn from an evening length ballet of the same name, traces the life of author Virginia Woolf through powerful, compelling, and emotional music that encompasses electronic textures and soundscapes as well as orchestral episodes.
Similar to his critically acclaimed On The Horizon album of 2013, this release is a recital of significant new works for trumpet and piano by Jason Bergman. The album highlights works by composers such as Michael Daugherty, Richard Peaslee, Anthony Plog, Daniel Schnyder and Kevin McKee.
Soprano Aida Garifullina's debut album includes a generous selection of Russian arias and songs, including a traditional Cossack Lullaby, as well as arias by Gounod and Delibes. Aida is joined by Cornelius Meister who leads the ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester.