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Shostakovich: 24 Preludes & Fugues, Op. 87 – Vol. I, Nos 1 to 12

… This music has been crying out for a complete modern recording, and it is a relief to find that this one is so successful”.CD Review “… This recording will form a more significant addition to the Shostakovich discography than the almost limitless flow of re-recordings of the symphonies…

Haydn: The Creation

The Creation may be embraced by all who love the natural world, of whatever persuasion: Creationist, Darwinian, or something in between. Haydn wrote the oratorio during the years 1796 and 1798. The libretto – a kaleidoscope of landscape, flora and fauna (including man) – was perfectly adapted to his imagination, as…

Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Nos 1, 2 & 3

Founder and Music Director of the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra, Marios Papadopoulos has recorded a series of discs dedicated to Beethoven’s piano sonatas. The first in a series of five, this CD features Beethoven’s first three sonatas composed in 1795 which make up his Opus 2. Following his departure from Haydn’s…

Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Nos 9, 10 & 11

Founder and Music Director of the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra, Marios Papadopoulos has recorded a series of discs dedicated to Beethoven’s piano sonatas. The third in a series of five, this CD features Beethoven’s Piano Sonata Nos 9, 10 and 11, composed between 1799 and 1800. Nos 9 and 10 were…

The Enlightened Trumpet

In The Enlightened Trumpet, Merkelo is joined by the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra and its founder and conductor Marios Papadopoulos for four spectacular concertos by Haydn, Leopold Mozart, Telemann, and Hummel. Hailed as “a spectacular soloist…a most impressive master of his instrument” (Montreal Gazette) who “knows no limits” (Der Spiegel) and with “unusual…