New or Notable Albums

Shanghai Symphony's Ode to China's Melting Pot

Jul 23, 2019
Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Music Director Long Yu
Sophie Zhai / Deutsche Grammophon

Conductor Long Yu and the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra celebrate Shanghai's rich history and diverse cultures with their new album, "Gateways."

Jan Lisiecki
Christoph Köstlin / Deutsche Grammophon

Jan Lisiecki's latest album, with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, is an energetic, sparkling tribute to Felix Mendelssohn.

Danish String Quartet
Courtesy of the ensemble

Every so often, a new album is released that knocks the breath out of me. The Danish String Quartet’s “Last Leaf” does just that, over and over again.

"Ciaccona"

May 1, 2018
Robyn Bollinger
courtesy of the artist

Violinist Robyn Bollinger weaves together a narrative of cultural history, musical invention, and deeply personal experience, all through the creations of four composers.

Gidon Kremer (left) and Mieczesław Weinberg (right)
Kremer: Paolo Pellegrin/Magnum Photos; Weinberg: Tommy Persson/ECM

The highly personalized expressions of Soviet composer Mieczysław Weinberg are one of the most compelling parts of the ECM Records catalog, which has just become available across digital platforms.

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