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July List by Donalee Jacobs
Mozart In London
Mozart In Londonian page & the mozartists

This wide-ranging program includes Mozart's three London symphonies and his first concert aria along with music that was being performed in London during Mozart's stay. It features an outstanding line-up of soloists comprising sopranos Ana Maria Labin, Anna Devin, Rebecca Bottone, Martene Grimson and Eleanor Dennis, mezzo-soprano Helen Sherman, tenors Ben Johnson and Robert Murray and harpsichordist Steven Devine.

Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 4 & 11 "The Year 1905"
Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 4 & 11 "The Year 1905"andris nelsons

The Boston Symphony Orchestra and its Music Director, Andris Nelsons, continue their award winning Shostakovich cycle with this live recording of the extrovert Fourth and dramatic Eleventh. 

Bruch: Scottish Fantasy
Bruch: Scottish Fantasyjoshua bell

Joshua Bell performs and directs the Academy of St Martin in the Fields in his first-ever recording of the Scottish Fantasy and offers a fresh take on Bruch's Violin Concerto No. One in G Minor, Op. 26. 

Stephen Hough's Dream Album
Stephen Hough's Dream Albumstephen hough

Stephen Hough latest release interweaves works by Liszt, Ponce, Sibelius and more with his own arrangements and original compositions resulting in a seamless and critically acclaimed collection.

Gordon: Clouded Yellow
Gordon: Clouded Yellowkronos quartet

Over the course of a decade, composer Michael Gordon has collaborated with the Kronos Quartet on a series of provocative works that have sought to stretch the boundaries of modern classical music. This assembles these works for the first time. 

Dohnanyi: String Quartet No. 3, Serenade Op. 10, Sextet Op. 37
Dohnányi: String Quartet No.3, Serenade Op. 10, Sextet Op.37the nash ensemble

The music of Dohnányi (admired by figures as disparate as Brahms and Bartók) embodies virtues of taste, humor, impeccable control of form and beauty of style. All of these qualities are relished by The Nash Ensemble in these new recordings of the String Quartet No.3, Serenade Op.1 and Sextet Op.37.

Wolf-Ferrari: I Quattro Rusteghi
Wolf-Ferrari: I Quattro Rusteghivasily petrenko

Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari's comic opera is very clever and Italian: colorful, lively and rhythmic. The women are impertinent, cunning and seductive; the men are awful, dirty and mean. The confrontation between them is at the center of the plot and is explosive. This recording with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Vasily Petrenko features Mihnea Lamatic from the Romanian National Opera.