Classical Music Reviews
Read A Young Pianist Triumphs In Music From The Young 20th Century
September 26, 2012 – With a new album, a pianist again fulfills the promise of his Chopin Competition dominance.
Read Trifonov's Triumph: Tchaikovsky, Twice Over
Read Classical Lost And Found: Symphonic Sensations From Saint-Saens
September 4, 2012 – A new album, captures old chestnuts and new surprises in spectacular sound.
Read Barenboim's Beethoven: A Soloist And Conductor In Complete Agreement
August 28, 2012 – Hear an excerpt from Beethoven's piano concertos played and conducted by Daniel Barenboim.
Read Making A Case For Massenet, The Misunderstood Sentimentalist
August 14, 2012 – A new 23-CD set explores the suave elegance of one of the most successful opera composers.
Read Classical Lost And Found: Making a Case For Casella
July 31, 2012 – The brilliant orchestral scores of Alfredo Casella are finally receiving well-deserved performances.
Read Alexei Lubimov's Debussy: Less Dreamy, More Dynamic
July 24, 2012 – Thanks to an old instrument in Brussels, a pianist discovered a new world of color and clarity.
Read Young Conductor Steers A Vivid, Drug-Addled Dream
Read 'St. Matthew Passion': A Monumental Bach Feast
Read 'Dead Man Walking' Sings Again
Read Classical Lost and Found: The 'Hindustani' Piano Concerto
June 26, 2012 – The versatile pianist Danny Driver introduces two rarely heard concertos by Scotsman Erik Chisholm.
Read Analog For Astronauts: An Ambient Classic Reimagined
June 12, 2012 – A UK-based group performs Brian Eno's NASA-inspired electronic music on conventional instruments.
Read Masses Of Sound Surge After Centuries
Read Britten's War Requiem: 50 Years On, Still As Harrowing As Ever
May 29, 2012 – A stellar new recording from the London Symphony Orchestra of a poignant and timely work.