The sensational Argentine pianist Ingrid Fliter explores the waltzes of Chopin in her latest recording.
On his latest disc, the young cellist Zuill Bailey turns in committed performances of two landmark pieces from the Russian repertory: Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations and Shostakovich's First Concerto.
Antonio Vivaldi wrote some of his best-known pieces for an unusual group of musicians: young women who were taught to sing and play instruments at a Venetian orphanage. A new disc pays homage to their extraordinary talent.
On their new disc, Rolf Lislevand and friends bring improvisation, and a touch of playfulness, to music of the Renaissance.
On a new disc, two of today's top violinists get together to play double concertos by Vivaldi. It's a playful, virtuosic musical conversation with a rare sense of partnership.
Anne-Sophie Mutter's new disc pairs Bach's two violin concertos with a new piece written for her by Sofia Gubaidulina. Mutter finds that there's an intellectual and a spiritual element that unites both composers.
The nation of Latvia, on the Baltic Sea, has a rich musical tradition, but in 1975, one choir discovered that there was a dearth of Christmas music for them to perform in concert, and decided to do something about it.
Leroy Anderson wrote a perennial holiday classic with his "Sleigh Ride." But it was only one of several pieces he wrote for this festive time of year. Now, they've all been brought together on one CD.
The music of John Rutter and the Cambridge Singers has been a familiar part of the Christmas season for decades. But this new disc is their first all-new Christmas recording in 20 years.
A good time is had by all on this new album from cellist Yo-Yo Ma. It's a musical holiday party -- and the eclectic guest list includes Renee Fleming, Alison Kraus, Paquito D'Rivera, and James Taylor.
A new disc from La Pieta sketches a portrait of Philip Glass, and suggests the wide spectrum of feelings and moods that his music can evoke.
Rachel Barton Pine loves to make musical discoveries. Like the fact that the former lead guitarist of The Scorpions, Uli Roth, got the idea for his now-famous heavy metal guitar lick from the solo part of the Brahms violin concerto. After playing that concerto for years, Pine knows that same little violin riff well.
Soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian appears in opera houses throughout the world. But on her new disc, she returns to music from her own heritage -- the songs of the composer Gomidas, considered the founder of Armenian classical music.
Richard Stoltzman could have been a dentist, until a college encounter with classical music made him change his plans. On his new disc, he takes on pieces by Debussy and Weber for their musical worth, not their technical challenges.
The first Beethoven recordings by Osmo Vanska and the Minnesota Orchestra received rave reviews and whetted listeners' appetites for more. Now, with their newest disc, the cycle of nine symphonies is complete.