Record Labels Archives: Naxos

ShostGilt

Giltburg Shines In Shostakovich

We have no shortage of excellent versions of the two Shostakovich piano concertos, including Igoshina's on CPO and Marc-André Ham...
vaughanWilliamSolent

Rare Vaughan Williams, Pleasantly Played

If only the Chamber Orchestra of New York had a few more strings, this program might have been ideal. As it stands it's pleasant e...
Tchaikpc2

Nebolsin’s Tchaikovsky: “Allegro brillante” Indeed

These performances are as lively and attractive as any on disc. The Second Piano Concerto, played in its original version, is bigg...
erkin

Major Discoveries: Erkin’s Vibrant Orchestral Music

If anyone is looking for a theme song for "I Dream of Jeannie, The Next Generation," they might want to check out Ulvi Cemal Erkin...
bernstein

Alsop Channels Bernstein In Bernstein

It's great to see this music being played with such conviction. We all know that Alsop is a superb Bernstein conductor, and Naxos ...
elorachristmas

An Elora Choral Christmas

Along a bend in the Grand River lies Elora, billed as "Ontario's most beautiful village..."--and if you've ever visited there, you...
ravelaxel

Major Discoveries: Jeanne’s Fan, A Rarity Complete From Naxos

We know L'Éventail de Jeanne (Jeannes's Fan), a collaborative ballet in ten movements by ten composers, primarily from Ravel's op...
greatry

Simple Grétry Charm From Opera Lafayette

Every so often it’s nice to take a break from operas with deep meanings and just feel like a bit of French royalty at Versailles...
lajtha2

Major Discoveries: Lajtha’s Second Symphony

Now reissued on Naxos, Lajtha's Second Symphony couldn't be more different from the ebullient First. Its outer movements are angui...
Walk

Beauty and Sadness in Van Zweden’s Walküre

A minor caveat first. Listeners will have to adjust to the voice/orchestra balance: the former is highlighted to an irritating deg...