Record Labels Archives: Deutsche Grammophon

RavelOtterBoulez

CD From Hell: Boulez’s Worst Debussy and Ravel

The concept looks great, but the execution leaves much to be desired. Anne Sofie von Otter sounds as if she's spent far too much t...
Rufus

Rufus Wainwright’s Prima Donna A Seconda-Rate Opera

The polymath Rufus Wainwright is impossible to dismiss: He writes and sings songs à la Bob Dylan and sings à la Judy Garland, al...
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Argerich And Friends In Verbier

Deutsche Grammophon doesn’t miss a beat. No sooner does its boxed set devoted to Martha Argerich’s complete DG recordings appe...
Boulez

A Bittersweet Big Box of 20th Century Boulez

Most all of this material has been reissued previously, but with Boulez's 90th birthday coming up you can count on the performing ...
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Horowitz Charms Chicago In Unreleased 1986 Concert

On balance, this previously unreleased live October 26, 1986 Chicago recital may well be the best of Vladimir Horowitz’s late-pe...
SibeliusEdition

Big Boxes: DG’s Patchy Sibelius Edition

I never thought I'd live to see the day when Deutsche Grammophon, the Holy Grail of classical record labels, would license content...

Kubelik’s Glagolitic Mass: Still A Reference

For years Rafael Kubelik and Karel Ancerl constituted the two prime recommendations in Janácek's Glagolitic Mass, and they remain...
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Nézet-Séguin’s Smart, Sharp, Witty Entführung

It’s been a while since we’ve had a new recording of Entführung, and now two have appeared: this one and one led by René Jac...
RavelWang

Yuja Wang’s Refreshing Ravel Concertos

Will we ever get to the point where young female artists can get beyond sexploitation album covers and simply be artists? Yuja Wan...
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Big Boxes: Argerich Complete DG Recordings

Between 2008 and 2014 Universal Classics reissued nearly all of Martha Argerich’s Deutsche Grammophon recordings in a series of ...