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ON 4100

Mahler: Lieder aus 'Des Knaben Wunderhorn'
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ONYX set itself up specifically to help musicians express themselves rather than conform to commercial expectations Andrew Clark, London Financial Times

ONYX was started in 2005 by Chris Craker (founder of the Black Box label) and Paul Moseley, for many years a senior executive at Decca. Since August 2006 it is wholly owned and run by Paul Moseley.

ONYX is a new premier-quality label featuring world-renowned artists in the repertoire that is most important to them. So far, ONYX has recorded with Viktoria Mullova, Barbara Bonney, The Borodin Quartet, Yuri Bashmet, Pascal Roge, Christine Schaefer, James Ehnes, Katia Labeque, London Winds, The Nash Ensemble and an exciting new artist, Dutch mezzo Christianne Stotijn. We are adding no more than about 15 releases per year with emphasis always on quality and integrity. So far our release have met with high acclaim, including 4 Editors Choice Awards in Gramophone, 2 Records of the Month each in Classic FM Magazine and BBC Music Magazine, a Record of the Year at the French Diapason Awards in France, and two Grammy Nominations in the US.


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ON 4001
Vivaldi
Five Violin Concertos


L’evenement du mois  -  (Disc of the Month)
 

ON 4002
Borodin Quartet 60th Anniversary

“The Moscow-based Borodin String Quartet not only marks its 60th anniversary this year; founding cellist Valent...

ON 4003
My Name is Barbara

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The title-song, and obviously...

ON 4004
Debussy
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ON 4005
Turnage
Chamber Works

"Turnage ranges far and wide while the Nash provide definitive performances."


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ON 4006
Schubert
Octet D 803

 "A spacious performance, enthralling and poetic: it leaves behind the world of happy Viennese music-making...

ON 4007
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Chamber Symphonies

"The most noteworthy item here is the Chamber Symphony of 1940 by Georgy Sviridov, receiving its first recording...

ON 4008
Ravel/ Chausson
Piano Trios

"The spirit of the East haunts Ravel’s 1914 Piano Trio - perhaps a musical antidote to the outbreak of Wor...