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Prices stay the same. Enjoy our superb recordings downloaded in quality sound - booklets, artwork and sung texts where applicable are included with all downloads.

To sample the outstanding new recording of Brahms’ Violin Sonatas from Augustin Dumay and Louis Lortie download the beautiful Adagio from Sonata No.3 for free.

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Leonard Elschenbroich

Prokofiev and Kabalevsky

Florian Boesch

Schwanengesang

Shai Wosner

Schubert/Mazzoli

Kirill Karabits

Prokofiev Symphonies 1&2


Welcome to the ONYX Classics website. Before you explore the site further, we would like to tell you about some changes we have made to enhance your experience of our website.

First, we have launched our own YouTube channel featuring our artists talking about their recordings. The ONYX YouTube channel will be updated regularly with new video and audio material. Please go to our YouTube channel, sit back, and enjoy James Ehnes and Kirill Karabits talking about Britten's Violin Concerto, and watch the amazing Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Sascha Goetzel in rehearsal for their new recording.

Secondly, we have improved the way that information on concert and recital dates are made available. Simply click on 'Artists' and select the artist you are interested in, then you will find a link to their website or their management website where you will find up to the minute concert and venue information and much more. For information on publications and broadcasters, PR companies that work with ONYX artists, please visit 'Links'. Please keep an eye on the 'Coming Soon' section for information on our exciting new releases.

Finally, we have added 'Buy Buttons' for all our recordings, so you can select which mail order company you purchase from. You can still buy directly from ONYX, and purchase downloads directly from the site as before.

Enjoy browsing the ONYX Classics website, we hope that you will be a regular visitor.


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Home to legendary artists: VIKTORIA MULLOVA, AUGUSTIN DUMAY, MARIA JOAO PIRES, ANNE SCHWANEWILMS, SUSAN GRAHAM, PASCAL ROGE, SIMON TRYPCESKINIKOLAI DEMIDENKO, JAMES EHNES, LEONARD ELSCHENBROICH, YURI BASHMET, JOSEPH MOOG, FLORIAN BOESCH, HENK NEVEN, CHEN REISS, BOURNEMOUTH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, ROYAL LIVERPOOL PHILHARMONIC, BORUSAN ISTANBUL PHILHARMONIC, KUSS QUARTET and more!

 

NEWS

Simon Trpceski , Vasily Petrenko and the RLPO in Tchaikovsky's 1st and 2nd piano concertos has been chosen by Classic FM as one of the best CDs of 2014

The 2nd release in the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Kirill Karabit's Prokofiev symphony cycle gets of to a flying start with a rave 5 star review from the Daily Telegraph
 If we are still taken aback by the symphony's unconventionality of structure and by its daring substance, that could also be said to be a sign that this performance has hit the nail on the head"

" The performances here identify closely with style and idea, illuminating the scores with sensitivity and panache and, in the case of the First Symphony, refreshing a well-known work with ear-catching spark"

'Joseph Moog...delivers one of the modern era's best recordings of this work (Tchaikovsky Piano Sonata in G), alongside those of Mikhail Pletnev and Vassily Primakov.
'...Moog's fabulous technique enables him to cleanly delineate the finale's massive orchestrally inspired chords and cascading keyboard runs...'
Tchaikovsky & Scharwenka Piano Sonatas, Joseph Moog: Gramophone Editors Choice, awards edition.  

BBC Radio3 CD Review gave a warm welcome to Augustin Dumay and Louis Lortie's new CD of the Brahms Violin Sonatas ' Dumay and Lortie struck gold with their recording of Franck & Strauss....Dumay is the most lyrical of Brahmsians...richly rewarding playing' Listeners were urged tio add this CD to their collections 
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Buy the new Maria Joao Pires Beethoven Piano Concertos 3&4 'A must - have CD to her distinguished discography' says The Daily Telegraph, 'compelling listening' The Independent. 

'An auspicious start to their Prokofiev cycle'
More praise for the sensational Prokofiev Symphonies 3&7 from Kirill Karabits and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra - chosen as BBC Radio 3 CD Review's Disc of the Week, Andrew MacGregor commented that the CD had been a 'consistent critical hit for performance and sound quality', adding ' no arguing about the quality of the performance or the recording'

THE SUNDAY TIMES Album of the Week - Prokofiev Symphonies Nos.3&7 , BSO, Karabits
30 March 2014
'It is bold of Karabits - and ONYX - to launch a promised Prokofiev symphony cycle with the relatively neglected Third and Seventh, rather than the ever - popular 'Classical' (No.1) and the Fifth....The rich, dark 'Russian' sound and nimble virtuosity he gets from the band are vivid successes of his Bournemouth regime' Hugh Canning

Kirill Karabits and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra's Prokofiev Symphony cycle gets off to a flying start with the Daily Telegraph awarding it 5 stars 'Altogether this is a highly auspicious start to what should be a keenly collected series'







Information about our new releases for 2014/15 are to be found on the updated Coming Soon page.