We love sharing the most exciting new recordings on New Classical Tracks every year. When you enter our weekly CD giveaways, you show us how excited you are about these recordings, too. Here are the 10 most coveted new releases of 2022, based on your giveaway entries.
Top 10 most coveted releases of 2022
1. Itamar Zorman — Violin Odyssey (First Hand)
Topping the chart is Itamar Zorman's Violin Odyssey, featuring Ieva Jokubaviciute and Kwan Yi on piano. The idea for Violin Odyssey started during the pandemic when Zorman wanted to focus on repertoire from lesser know composers. This release celebrates the violin with music from around the world.
2. Marc-André Hamelin – William Bolcom: The Complete Rags (Hyperion)
3. Frederic Hand — Across Time (New Focus Recordings)
4. Aznavoorian Duo — Gems From Armenia (Cedille)
5. Lara Downes — Reflections: Scott Joplin Reconsidered (Rising Sun Music)
7. Víkingur Ólafsson — Mozart and Contemporaries (DG)
8. Johnny Gandelsman — This Is America – An Anthology 2020-2021 (In a Circle Records)
9. (3-way-tie) Alisa Weilerstein/Inon Barnatan — Beethoven Cello Sonatas (Pentatone)
9. (3-way-tie) Simone Dinnerstein — Undersong (Orange Mountain Music)
9. (3-way-tie) Angèle Dubeau and La Pietà — Elle (Analekta)
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