NEW RELEASE HIGHLIGHTS FEBRUARY 2019
More complex and bolder than its four predecessors, Five, the new album from White Lies, proves to be a confident stride forward. Piroshka are a wonderful and unexpected union of proven talent. The band's debut album, Brickbat, is gorgeous, bittersweet and euphoric pop. Unloved have a sound at once hauled out of the silty depths of the past, and simultaneously wholly modern. Norwegian quartet Pom Poko cite a range of influences on their unique sound, including African music, indie bands like Vulfpeck, and noisy high-energy bands like Death Grip. Pop innovator Rina Mushonga's In A Galaxy buzzes with an eclecticism borne of having lived in India, Zimbabwe and the Netherlands before settling in London. Acid Jazz celebrates the 25th Anniversary of Mother Earth's The People Tree with a remastered, green vinyl reissue. On Zandoli, Belgian-Caribbean artist Charlotte Adigéry proves herself to be a consummate storyteller. Moochin’ About’s boxed set of music by jazz pioneer David Amram includes highlights from seven of his film scores and two Broadway productions. World renowned Irish American supergroup The Gloaming return with their highly anticipated third studio album.
Coupling sonatas by Weber and Schubert, pianist Paul Lewis paints a unique and highly elegant portrait of two musical dramatists. Following on his acclaimed Mozart recordings, fortepianist Kristian Bezuidenhout turns his keen musical talents to Haydn. Cliburn gold medalist Vadym Kholodenko concludes his complete cycle of Prokofiev piano concertos. Conductor François-Xavier Roth continues his exploration of Mahler with the Symphony No.3. On Hyperion, pianist Cédric Tiberghien performs Liszt, cellist Steven Isserlis plays sonatas by Shostakovich and Kabalevsky, and conductor Peter Phillips directs the début recording by the El León de Oro choir. LSO Principal Guest Conductor Gianandrea Noseda presents the first release in a new series exploring Tchaikovsky's symphonies. To celebrate François Couperin's bicentenary, Christophe Rousset paints an intimate portrait of the composer by gathering some of the composer's most enchanting pieces. On a special digital only release, the LSO Percussion Ensemble presents the world première recording of Roll Over Beethoven by John Adams.