Cincinnati Symphony, Uchida Discs Debut on Billboard Chart

Classic Arts News   Cincinnati Symphony, Uchida Discs Debut on Billboard Chart
A Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra recording with Paavo J‹rvi of Bart‹k and Lutoslawski's Concertos For Orchestra debuted on the Billboard classical chart this week at number nine.

Also new to the chart is Mitsuko Uchida's CD of Beethoven Piano Sonatas, at number 12; David Russell's Renaissance Favorites For Guitar at number 13; and the Emerson String Quartet's Intimate Voices at number 19.

Re-entries include Anna Netrebko's Sempre Libera, recorded with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and Claudio Abbado, at number 14. Krystian Zimerman's recording with the Berlin Philharmonic and Simon Rattle of Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 1 re-entered at number 22.

The 5 Browns' album No Boundaries continues to hold the number-one spot on the Billboard classical chart, for the fourth straight week. No Boundaries is the second album from the quintet of piano-playing siblings. Pianist Lang Lang's Memory is at number two after seven weeks on the chart.

Andrea Bocelli continues to dominate the classical-crossover chart, taking the first spot with Amore, as well as the third and fifth spots. Il Divo's Ancora remains at number two. The only new entry is Edgar Meyer's Edgar Meyer, at number 11.

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