It's not often that the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra takes center stage to fully showcase its brilliance. Last May, the James Levine-led ensemble performed at Carnegie Hall and the concert was recorded and released recently by DG
. This week's What's New features the Met with Schubert's epic 9th Symphony.
Schubert/Symphony #9/Met Opera, Levine/DG
Grainger/Lisbon/New Sydney Wind Quintet/NSWQ
Gershwin/Concerto in F/Wang, Royal Scottish/Chandos
Lussier/Impressions del'Lamameda/Group of Twenty Eight/MSR