Classical Music Reviews
Read Three Must-Hear Piano Albums
Listen Nordic Symphonies And A $100 Guitar: Music We Love Now
February 20, 2013 – Three albums in our ears: clever Nielsen, glowing Finland and a battered electric guitar.
Listen The New Baroque And A Nod To Minnesota
Read Lean But Seen: The Joy Of Smaller Opera
Read Musical Google Earth: Composer Paul Moravec's Sense Of Place
January 22, 2013 – The Pulitzer Prize winner composer has written appealing pieces inspired by far flung locations.
Read Classical Lost and Found: The Lighter Side Of Vissarion Shebalin
January 15, 2013 – A Soviet composer's fortunes swayed with the dictates of the regime, from success to condemnation.
Read Leonidas Kavakos: Letting Beethoven Shine
Read In January's Drought, Three Albums Worth Waiting For
January 3, 2013 – January is a slow month for new albums. Still, we offer an exclusive sampler of unreleased treats.
Read When A Thoughtful Cellist Meets An Imaginative Composer
December 18, 2012 – Cellist Steven Isserlis and pianist-composer Thomas Adès shine in a recital of disparate pieces.