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Solo Piano - Released November 22, 2005 | Nonesuch

Distinctions Diapason d'or - 4 étoiles de Classica
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Chamber Music - Released September 29, 2017 | Evidence

Hi-Res Booklet Distinctions 5 de Diapason - 4 étoiles de Classica - 5 Sterne Fono Forum Klassik - 5 Sterne Fono Forum Jazz
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Masses, Passions, Requiems - Released June 3, 2016 | Sony Classical

Hi-Res Booklet Distinctions Diapason d'or - Gramophone Editor's Choice - 4 étoiles de Classica
In July 2015, just eight months before his death, Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducted spiritual opus of Beethoven, the enigmatic and titanic Missa Solemnis, for a final time. It was a work that he addressed very late in his career, with 1988 being the first time. At the head of his Concentus Musicus and the Arnold Schönberg Choir, he produces an uncluttered reading, stripped of all excess weight that has restricted so many conductors in the past, including the most famous. It’s almost like attending a huge Mass! Both the Piano and silence are key, allowing the monument to emerge in all its grandeur from the calm. Suddenly the lines become clear and intelligible, the "lengths" acquire their entire purpose... what we see from the old lion Harnoncourt here is most extraordinary, with his ability to allow the listener to peer into the soul of Beethoven. If there is only one record to keep... © SM / Qobuz
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Symphonic Music - Released November 1, 2017 | Decca Music Group Ltd.

Hi-Res Booklet Distinctions 4 étoiles de Classica
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Classical - Released November 1, 2014 | Deutsche Grammophon (DG)

Booklet Distinctions 5 de Diapason - 4 étoiles de Classica
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Classical - Released June 13, 2011 | Decca Music Group Ltd.

Distinctions 5 de Diapason - 4F de Télérama - Gramophone Record of the Month - Diamant d'Opéra Magazine - 4 étoiles de Classica
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Keyboard Concertos - Released November 3, 2014 | Aparté

Hi-Res Booklet Distinctions 5 de Diapason - 4 étoiles de Classica - Qobuzissime
Into the crowded field containing pairings of Beethoven's first two piano concerto come pianist Louis Schwizgebel (formerly Schwizgebel-Wang) and conductor Thierry Fischer, leading the London Philharmonic Orchestra. They make a mark precisely by not treating these two Beethoven concertos as a pair, but as distinctive entities as disparate as any pair of early piano sonatas might be. The Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15, was actually composed after the Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 19, but in the hands of Schwizgebel and Fischer, who shape both works with an unusual depth of dialogue, it is the later first concerto that really looks back to Mozart. The first-movement orchestral exposition, under Fischer, even evokes Mozart's Paris works in its smooth lightness, answered by Schwizgebel with a kind of relaxed wit that spins out into the longer Beethoven cadenza. The Piano Concerto No. 2, by contrast, is ebullient, even rollicking, with the finale taken at a brisk clip that sets Schwizgebel's sharp accents against the LPO's winds in a wiry, enthusiastic finale. These are both distinctive Beethoven performances at a very high level, and they apparently mark the beginning of a Beethoven cycle that ought to offer much to look forward to.
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Classical - Released September 1, 1978 | Deutsche Grammophon (DG)

Hi-Res Distinctions 4 étoiles de Classica
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Classical - Released September 9, 2014 | Alpha

Hi-Res Booklet Distinctions 4F de Télérama - 4 étoiles de Classica
Better known for his recordings of the music of Robert Schumann and Gabriel Fauré, pianist Eric le Sage ventures into less accustomed repertoire with this Alpha disc of the last three piano sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven. These pieces, like others among Beethoven's late masterworks, have an ineffable aura of sanctity about them, and performers approach them with a sense of awe, as well as a solid backlist of recordings that lead up to them. Le Sage doesn't have a discography of Beethoven sonatas, or even much Beethoven in his catalog at all, so his offering of the Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109, the Sonata No. 31 in A flat major, Op. 110, and the Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111, may come as a surprise, or even an affront to some sensibilities. Yet he plays with the transparent touch and calm demeanor of many a master, and even though he isn't likely to be credited with a major achievement until he records the rest of the sonatas, these performances are equal in technique, physical prowess, and emotional power to many other fine renditions. The sense of transcendence that unifies these three sonatas is evident in le Sage's controlled interpretations, and he lends the music a clarity that feels a little rarefied and otherworldly, especially in the closing variations of Op. 111. On the strength of these exceptional performances, one hopes le Sage has a complete Beethoven cycle in store and that Alpha will release it soon.
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Trios - Released May 6, 2014 | BIS

Booklet Distinctions Diapason d'or - 4 étoiles de Classica
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Classical - Released April 7, 2017 | Erato - Warner Classics

Hi-Res Booklet Distinctions 5 de Diapason - 4 étoiles de Classica
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Keyboard Concertos - Released November 10, 2017 | Sony Classical

Hi-Res Booklet Distinctions 5 de Diapason - 4 étoiles de Classica - 5 Sterne Fono Forum Klassik
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Duets - Released September 9, 2016 | Aparté

Hi-Res Booklet Distinctions 4 étoiles de Classica
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Symphonies - Released February 26, 2016 | Alia Vox

Hi-Res Booklet Distinctions 4 étoiles de Classica
"Jordi Savall saisit à la perfection l'energie puissante de l'oeuvre, le nuage de poudre flotte encore dans l'air." (James Jolly, Gramophone's Editor-in-Chief)
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Chamber Music - Released October 31, 2005 | Warner Classics International

Distinctions 4 étoiles de Classica
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Classical - Released May 16, 2011 | Warner Classics

Booklet Distinctions 5 de Diapason - 4 étoiles de Classica
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Symphonies - Released October 7, 2014 | SDG

Hi-Res Booklet Distinctions 5 de Diapason - 4 étoiles de Classica - 5 Sterne Fono Forum Klassik
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Classical - Released September 11, 2012 | harmonia mundi

Hi-Res Booklet Distinctions 4 étoiles de Classica - Hi-Res Audio
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Art Songs, Mélodies & Lieder - Released March 4, 2016 | BR-Klassik

Hi-Res Booklet Distinctions 4 étoiles de Classica
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Classical - Released September 11, 2013 | Alpha

Hi-Res Booklet Distinctions 4 étoiles de Classica - Hi-Res Audio