NEW RELEASES • APRIL 2017

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On Aparté, countertenor Xavier Sabata captures the moments of catharsis at the heart of the legendary stories of Baroque opera. On Channel, British period instrument ensemble Florilegium joins forces with leading lyric soprano Gillian Keith for stylish performances of a selection of Handel chamber works. British pianist Ivana Gavric makes her Edition Classics debut with an all-Chopin program. On harmonia mundi, violist Antoine Tamestit is joined by pianist Cédric Tiberghien in a program that reveals how the viola emerged from the violin’s shadow. Les Arts Florissants's Madrigali & Altri canti box set assembles their complete Monteverdi recordings made for harmonia mundi over fifteen years. On Hyperion, Jonathan Cohen leads Arcangelo in Couperin's L'Apothéose de Lully, Howard Shelley performs three overlooked virtuoso works by Carl Czerny and 2015 Honens Prize Laureate Luca Buratto makes his label début with an all-Schumann program. Works by Schumann are also featured on a La Dolce Volta new release featuring legendary French pianist Jean-Philippe Collard. On Mirare, Daniel Reuss leds the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande and the Ensemble Vocal de Lausanne in the oratorio Le Roi David, one of Honegger's first great masterpieces, and French period instrument ensemble La Rêveuse performs a program of sonatas by Buxtehude. Andrew Manze and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic continue their Vaughan Williams symphony cycle for Onyx Classics with Symphonies Nos.3 and 4. On Orange Mountain, Dennis Russell Davies leads violinist Renaud Capuçon and Bruckner Orchester Linz in violin concertos by Glass and Bernstein. On Rubicon Classics, The Exon Singers celebrate their 50th anniversary with a collection of their favorite pieces. In popular music, Edition presents New Helsinki from 2016 Socar Montreux Jazz Electric Guitar competition winner Olli Hirvonen.