Classical Music Reviews
Read Classical Lost And Found: Hubert Parry's Glorious England
December 4, 2012 – A new album of Hubert Parry's neglected works for chorus and orchestra swells with English pride.
Read Joyce DiDonato: Sublime Singing Makes The Unreal Real
November 27, 2012 – Hear a celebrated mezzo-soprano sing an aria from her exceptional new recording of Baroque opera.
Read Calculated Instability: The Pioneering Sonatas Of C.P.E. Bach
November 20, 2012 – The quirky music of J.S. Bach's most impressive son delights in an album by pianist Danny Driver.
Read Young Cellist With An Old Soul Plays Elgar, Elliott Carter
November 6, 2012 – Hear an excerpt from an excellent album of cellist Alisa Weilerstein playing music classic and new.
Read Gidon Kremer's Bach Makeover
Read Roomful Of Teeth: Experimental Singing, Smiles Guaranteed
October 23, 2012 – Hear this exciting group bring a 21st-century spin to a capella singing on their debut album.
Read Esa-Pekka Salonen's Excellent Violin Adventure
Read Budapest Quartet Gets To The Heart Of Beethoven
Read Classical Lost And Found: Neglected Symphonies By A Great Dane
October 2, 2012 – The brilliant and rigorously built chamber symphonies by Vagn Holmboe have finally made it to disc.
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.