Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Top Ten Classical Debut Albums

This last weekend, SLL debuted as the @SASym music director. There was lots of excitement and the soldout crowd loved the music!  We thought as were looking for the KPAC Top 100 Classical hits of San Antonio, that we might share our picks for debut albums.  KPAC host John Clare has some listening selections for you, some classical records that deserve standing ovations!

10. Hilary Hahn Bach [listen here]
9. Helene Grimaud Chopin Shumann Liszt (listen here)
8. Lise de la Salle Bach Liszt (listen here)
7. Alarm Will Sound Acoustica [listen here]
6. Julia Fischer Russian Violin Concertos (listen here)
5. Kronos Quartet Music by Sculthorpe, Sallinen, Glass, Nancarrow, Hendrix (listen here)
4. Palladian Ensemble An Excess of Pleasure (listen here)
3. Joyce DiDonato The Deepest Desire (listen here)
2. Gustavo Dudamel Beethoven 5 & 7 (listen here)
1. Janine Jansen (listen here)

What artists do you get excited about? Tell us in the comments below.
We're also going to countdown the Top 100 in San Antonio in October...be sure to let us know your favorites by visiting TPR dot org!
Check out our Top Ten Classical Makeout and Breakup Songs too!

1 comment:

fmfischer said...

To listen to two full tracks from Julia Fischer's "Russian Violin Concertos"(and more), pls, go there:


These tracks have been published with approval from PentaTone.