Víkingur Ólafsson’s much-anticipated album, Afar, was finally released on 7 October. The highly personal double album released on Deutsche Grammophon reflects Ólafsson’s musical DNA, from childhood memories growing up in Iceland to his international career and contemporary inspirations.
⭑⭑⭑⭑⭑ “Out of time, out of this world.” L’Echo
⭑⭑⭑⭑ “A recital from a master magician, leading us by the hand through his curated dreamscape.” The Times
Take a listen to the album here or find out more about the album release here.
⭑⭑⭑⭑⭑ “In his first recording as conductor, Pekka Kuusisto is insightful and in control, and Vilde Frang brings electricity to both concertos” The Guardian
Exciting news for Camerata RCO this month who released on Alpha Classics the live recording of Reinbert de Leeuw’s arrangement of Berg’s Sieben Frühe Liederwith Barbara Hannigan and EQ Young Artist Raoul Steffani. The album was conducted by EQ Young Artist Rolf Verbeek.
‘Sehnsucht: Berg, Mahler (Live in Rotterdam)’ by Barbara Hannigan, Raoul Steffani & Camerata RCO
After the success of the first two volumes of the complete Sibelius symphonies, Santtu-Matias Rouvali and the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra introduce us to the ‘green’ side of Sibelius in their new album with Alpha Classics.
Les Argonautes, which features Julie Roset, released their recording of Purcell ‘s Dido & Aeneaswith the label Aparté this month.
“One year ago we recorded Dido & Aeneas… My best friend Jonas Descotte worked so hard for several years to make this ensemble work, we did several programs together and today, I can say proudly that I participated in his first recording.
Jonas Descotte, thank you so much for choosing me as Belinda and BRAVA for all the work you’ve accomplished” Julie Roset
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