Rameau platee BAC524

Rameau: Platée (Bel Air Classiques)

Laurent Pelly’s production has matured with age and Brownlee gives the performance of his career in the title role [MP]

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Shura Cherkassky (piano): The Complete 78-rpm Recordings 1923-1950 (APR)

An opportunity to savour Cherkassy’s seductive magic [SG]

Bruce Liu (piano): Waves (Deutsche Grammophon)

An intriguing programme with much to enjoy even if it does not quite add up [DMD]

Harpsichord of Louis XV Geoffroy CVS108

The Harpsichord of Louis XV (Château de Versailles)

Tradition and innovation in a compelling recital of French harpsichord music [JV]

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]

Campra: Messe de Requiem, Rameau: In convertendo, Mondonville: In exitu Israel (Erato)

All three works have been recorded before, but this disc is a good competition [JV]

Jouissons Cyrille Dubois Aparte AP319

Cyrille Dubois (countertenor) (Aparté)

Eminent solo singing and fine music making with many first recordings [GF]

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Heifetz reDiscovered (RCA)

(Déjà Review) A disc of drama, excitement and real historical and musical value [JW]

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Ek-Stasis (Divine Art)

A splendid exploration of music set against the background of Classical mythology [JF]

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Rameau: Platée & Dardanus Suites (Conifer Classics)

Selections from Rameau return to the catalogue in style [JW]

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Rameau: Zoroastre (Alpha)

The original version of Zoroastre, substantially different from the usually performed revision, superbly presented here [RWe]