Record Labels Archives: Erato

Joyce

DiDonato Scores Again–A Perfect, Timely Recital

In the notes accompanying this spectacular CD, mezzo Joyce DiDonato asks, “In the midst of chaos, how do you find peace?” She ...
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Big Boxes: Duchâble’s Chopin Re-Examined

François-René Duchâble made headlines in 2003 by announcing his retreat from the international concert limelight, a gesture tha...
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Big Boxes: Zuzana Ružičková’s Legendary Bach Cycle

Zuzana Ružičková is a remarkable artist with an extraordinary life story. As a teenager she was interned in multiple concentrat...
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Martinon Plays Poulenc On “Erato Originals”

Evidently Erato now has its own "originals" series, this being a typical example. The performance of the Organ Concerto is fabulou...
Niobe

A 2015 Top Ten Selection: Steffani’s Unique Niobe A Rare Treat

Priest, diplomat, (most probably) spy, and composer Agostino Steffani travelled all over Europe during his lifetime (1653-1728), a...
Martinon

Big Boxes: Great Martinon on EMI and Erato

This splendid box contains all of Jean Martinon's late recordings for EMI and Erato (now collectively Warner Classics) made betwee...
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Schubertian Refinement from David Fray

David Fray’s previous Schubert release containing the Moments musicaux and D. 899 Impromptus crossed the thin line between inter...
damrau

A Lucia Bloodstained and Proud Of It

There’s no want for superb recordings of this opera--there are at least a half-dozen Maria Callas performances alone, and one wo...
Messiaen edition

Big Boxes: 18 Discs of Messiaen from Warner, Hallelujah!

You may not be losing any sleep over your lack of 18 discs of Messiaen, but for all his music’s o...
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Major Discoveries: Roussel’s Aeneas

Jean Martinon recorded a dazzling Bacchus et Ariane Suite No. 2 with the Chicago Symphony for RCA, a performance never issued on C...