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Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Dear ClassicsOnline customer,

Fans of large scale orchestral works will enjoy the latest installment of Petrenko's Shostakovich cycle and Neeme Jarvi's brilliant Dvorak Requiem with the London Philharmonic. Also newly released, a wonderfully performed Tchaikovsky piano trio and a reverent reading of Pergolesi's Stabat mater. You can view all new releases by clicking the link below.

Sincerely,
The ClassicsOnline Team


New Release of the Week:

Shostakovich, D.: Symphonies, Vol. 7 - Symphonies Nos. 2 and 15 (Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, Petrenko)
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Shostakovich, D.: Symphonies, Vol. 7 - Symphonies Nos. 2 and 15 (Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, Petrenko)
Naxos: 8.572708

Petrenko's Shostakovich Symphony Cycle continues with two works from the opposite ends of the great Russian composer's life and career. Petrenko guides the Liverpool Philharmonic through the organized musial chaos of the 2nd Symphony to the final 15th with its imaginitive passacaglia .


Other Featured New Releases:


Dvorak, A.: Stabat Mater (J. Watson, Peckova, Auty, Rose, London Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, N. Jarvi) Dvorak, A.: Stabat Mater (J. Watson, Peckova, Auty, Rose, London Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, N. Jarvi)
LPO: LPO-0062

Neeme Jarvi marshalls the full forces of the London Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra together with strong soloists including the superlative soprano Janice Watson, bass Peter Rose and tenor Peter Auty. Jaarvi has an affinity for Dvorak, and this recording complements his acclaimed recording of the Requiem from 2009.
   
Tchaikovsky, P.I.: Piano Trio in A minor, Op. 50 (Swiss Piano Trio) Tchaikovsky, P.I.: Piano Trio in A minor, Op. 50 (Swiss Piano Trio)
Audite: Audite92.673

The Swiss Piano Trio give a sensitive, engrossing performance of Tchaikovsky's monumental Trio Op. 50. Tchaikovsky dedicated this piece to Nikolai Rubinstein, whose death was a great blow to the composer.
   
Pergolesi, G.B.: Stabat Mater (excerpts) / Laudate pueri (Hofstetter) Pergolesi, G.B.: Stabat Mater (excerpts) / Laudate pueri (Hofstetter)
Oehms Classics: OC831

Pergolesi's Stabat Mater is here performed with two young singers performing the vocal lines originally sung by Castrati. This is a pure, ethereal and authentic performance that neatly sidesteps the usual sentimental interpretations.

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