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March List by Donalee Jacobs
Beethoven: The Last Three Sonatas, Opp. 109-111
Beethoven: The Last Three Sonatas, Opp. 109-111Maurizio Pollini

For Beethoven's 250th anniversary, the legendary Maurizio Pollini returns to the composer’s Last Sonatas. Having spent almost 60 years on stage with Beethoven and four decades making recordings with all 32 sonatas, Pollini records Beethoven's pianistic last will in concert the Herkulessaal at the Residence in Munich. 

Dream Songs: The Essential Joe Hisaishi
Dream Songs: The Essential Joe HisaishiJoe Hisaishi

Award-winning composer Joe Hisaishi releases a new collection featuring songs from iconic Studio Ghibli films including Spirited Away, Castle in the Sky, and My Neighbor Totoro.

Ellen Reid: p r i s m
Ellen Reid: p r i s mVarious Artists

The winner of the 2019 Pultizer Prize for Music, p r i s m, an opera composed by Ellen Reid, is presented here as a live recording. It highlights Reid’s exceptional vocal and instrumental writing while addressing the subject of abuse.

Escales: French Orchestral Works
Escales: French Orchestral WorksJohn Wilson & Sinfonia of London

John Wilson and his Sinfonia of London release their second album, following widespread and universal critical acclaim for their first recording, of Korngold’s Symphony in F sharp. This new recording explores the unique sound world of French orchestral music of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, including Debussy’s Prelude al’apres-midi d’un faune and Massenet’s ‘Meditation’ from Thaïs.

Finding Harmony
Finding HarmonyThe Kings Singers

From the Protestant Reformation in Europe during the 1500s to the US civil rights movement, there have been countless moments in history when songs have united nations, cultures, and causes. This is still the case today. A unique collection of pieces that span the globe, this album is evidence that music has always been a common language.

The Last Concert at La Scala
The Last Concert at La ScalaGeorge Prêtre

One of the greatest conductors of the era, Prêtre and the Teatro Alla Scala, were bound together by an amicable and artistic relationship of more than 50 years. On February 22, 2016, the Maestro took his leave of his beloved La Scala with his final triumphant concert, conquering both audience and musicians with a program of music from Beethoven, Verdi, Offenbach, and Ravel.

The Lyrical Clarinet: Volume 3
The Lyrical Clarinet: Volume 3Michael Collins & Michael McHale

Michael Collins has debuted works by some of today’s premier composers, including John Adams, Elliott Carter, Brett Dean and Mark-Anthony Turnage. At the same time, he continues to highlight existing works for clarinet in the ongoing series – The Lyrical Clarinet. Pianist Michael McHale joins Collins on this third volume, which includes Clair de lune and Schon Rosmarin.

Morgen
MorgenElsa Dreisig & Jonathan Ware

Soprano Elsa Dreisig follows her debut album Miroir with a recital of songs in collaboration with pianist Jonathan Ware. Taking its title, from one of Richard Strauss's best-loved lieder, it interweaves his music (notably the Four Last Songs) with thematically linked works by Sergey Rachmaninov and Henri Duparc.  

Mozartissimo
MozartissimoRolando Villazón

This personal retrospective features Rolando Villazòn's favorite tracks of arias from his recordings of Mozart operas Don Giovanni, Così fan Tutte, Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Le Nozze di Figaro, La Clemenza di Tito, and Die Zauberflöte.

Oma
OmaR Grunwald

Keyboardist and pianist R. Grunwald presents a tribute to his grandmother, a holocaust survivor and pianist, in his debut solo work Grunwald refers to his intensely melodic compositions as 'extended minimalism.'