CLASSICAL CHARTZ | The Prime Ten Classical Music Albums For The Week Of Could 27 To June 2

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Take pleasure in new music with our classical music chart for this week. Our weekly alternatives are based mostly on gross sales numbers and easily what albums we love and suppose you NEED to listen to.

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


Andre Rieu and the Johann Strauss Orchestra take over the No. 1 spot, up from No. 2 final week with Love Is All Round (Stay). Hauser, with Traditional II, drops right down to the No. 2 spot to make room. Just under, on the third spot, John Williams & Saito Kinen Orchestra proceed to climb upwards with John Williams in Tokyo. They step up from No. 4. Simply behind, Yundi’s Mozart: The Sonata Challenge, additionally steps up one place from No. 5 to 4.

That’s the place the Chartz get attention-grabbing, with the most important climbs within the Prime Ten this week. Elim Chan & Antwerp Symphony Orchestra with All These Lighted Issues leaps from 10 to No. 5. Conductor Elim Chan has labored with among the world’s most distinguished orchestras, embody the Los Angeles Phil, Staatskapelle of Berlin and Dresden. This recording sees her lead her personal Antwerp Symphony Orchestra in music by Prokofiev, Ravel, and Elizabeth Ogonek, an American composer. Dance is the main focus, with the 2 traditional ballet scores (Romeo and Juliet, and Daphnis et Chloe), and Ogonek’s ‘three little dances for orchestra’.

Yunchan Lim and his Chopin Études vaults into the Prime Ten for the primary time this week, as much as No. 6 from No. 15 final week. At 18, Yunchan Lim grew to become the youngest particular person ever to win the Gold Medal on the Van Cliburn Worldwide Piano Competitors in 2022, and he’s been lighting up the worldwide live performance scene ever since. Chopin Études, which incorporates Op.10 & Op.25, is Lim’s debut recording on the Decca label.

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