Mozart

Mozart Masses v1 Poppen Naxos 8.574270

Mozart: Complete Masses Vol 1 (Naxos)

Auspicious beginning to a series of Mozart’s Masses [DF]

Dans nos yeux  – recital (Warner Classics)

Crossover, yes, but don’t let that deter you from some very enjoyable music [DJB]

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Mozart: Piano concertos (Academy of Ancient Music)

A total delight [ST]

Mozart Violin Sonatas Armstrong Capucon DG 4864463

Mozart: Sonatas for Piano & Violin (Deutsche Grammophon)

A magical new recording of the Mozart sonatas for piano and violin [RMa]

Mozart and the Organ LAWO LWC1257

Mozart and the Organ (Lawo Classics)

Most of the epistle sonatas and the three late organ works on one convenient disc [SB]

Mozart: Requiem (ICA Classics)

A Mozart Requiem which need not detain us … [RMo]

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Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto (Erato)

Minkowski’s second fine period-instrument recording of Mitridate [DF[

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Andrea Bacchetti (piano): In Concert (Monarda Music)

More than just a souvenir of a fine recital [DC]

Mozart: Complete Masses, Vol. 2 (Naxos)

A laudable addition to the discography of Mozart’s unfinished ‘Great’ Mass [DF]

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Hélène Grimaud (piano) Mozart & Schumann (C major)

A very fine orchestra and pianist in a concert of some distinction [RWe]

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Mozart: Requiem (Acis)

Mostly of interest to Marylanders, but contains a gutsy performance of Mozart’s Requiem in a new performing edition [ST]

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Mozart: Piano Concertos Vol. 8 (Chandos)

Bavouzet and Takács-Nagy are an ideal partnership in demonstrating the zest, eloquence and operatic underpinning of Mozart’s piano concertos [MG]

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Déjà-rêvé – Dialogues across time (Audite)

Klavierduo Neeb debuts in attractive disc of two-piano works, with an assist from percussion friends [JH]

Mozart: Don Juan (Narodowy Institut Fryderyka Chopin)

A fine performance of an oddball Bizet curiosity, but Mozart’s orchestration and vocal variety are sorely missed [MZ]

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Frederick Stock (conductor) Chicago Symphony, Vol 3 (Pristine Audio)

Further evidence that Stock was an exceptionally able conductor [JW]

Mischa Elman (violin) plays Mozart and Paganini (Biddulph)

RCA LPs restored, showing Elman schmoozing his way through Mozart and encore trinkets [JW]

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Wilhelm Backhaus (piano) Complete Acoustic & Selected Electric Recordings (APR)

A wonderful completion of APR’s series exploring Backhaus’ exciting early recording career [RCh]

Mozart Organ Works LAWO LWC1257

Mozart and the Organ (LAWO Classics)

A rewarding disc which brings together early and late Mozart [GPu]

Mozart: The Violin Concertos (Deutsche Grammophon)

Stylish renditions that open the windows on these heart-warming scores [SG]

Mozart Piano Sonatas Hewitt Hyperion CDA68421-2

Mozart: Piano Sonatas (Hyperion)

Immaculate performances of delightful works [SB]

LOpera de Paris Malibran CDRG215

The Paris Opera 1900-1960 (Malibran Music)

Ten very well-filled discs documenting six glorious decades at the Paris Opera [RMo]

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Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos 24 & 25 (Chandos)

Bavouzet’s prolific ornamentation mars the poignancy of K491’s slow movement; but the edginess created in K503’s finale is revelatory [MG]

Mozart: Haffner Symphony, Paris Symphony, Oboe Concerto (Pentatone)

An auspicious start to a period-instrument series of Mozart symphonies [DF]

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Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro (Opus Arte)

The singing doesn’t quite match the wonderful staging [DJB]