CLASSICAL CHARTZ | Classical Music High Ten Albums For The Week Of April 15 To 21 2024


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Get pleasure from new music with our classical music chart for this week. Our weekly choices are based mostly on gross sales numbers and easily what albums we love and assume you NEED to listen to.

For the whole prime 20, tune into Classical Chartz with the New Classical FM’s Mark Wigmore each Saturday from 3-5 p.m.

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There was a variety of shuffling the deck with regards to the High Ten this week, though stalwart Lang Lang remains to be holding on to No. 1, and each Francesca Dego (Brahms & Busoni Violin Concertos, with the BBC Symphony) and the Nationwide Arts Centre Orchestra (Fact In Our Time) holding the road at Nos. 6 and seven respectively.

As Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax and Leonidas Kavakos march upwards to No. 2 with Beethoven for Three, the third of their recording sequence, Yannick Nézet-Séguin and l’Orchestra Metropolitain, with Sibelius 2 & 5, Daniel Hope, and Il Divo make the drop to Nos. 3, 4, and 5 to make room.

New to the High Ten is the Montreal Symphony Orchestra and conductor Rafael Payare with Strauss, Ein Heldenleben – Mahler, Rückert-Lieder, making the leap from No. 11 to No. 8. The album was recorded on the Maison Symphonique in March of 2023 on the Pentatone label, and continues Payare’s ardour with late Romantic German/Austrian repertoire. The 2 composers distinction one another in method, particularly at this juncture of their careers. The work of each Strauss and Mahler, nonetheless, provide wealthy alternatives for contemplation. Bulgarian soprano Sonya Yoncheva is a rising star within the opera world, and was just lately named Officière de l’ordre de Arts et des lettres (Order of Arts and Letters) by the republic of France.

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