Reviews

Written by the expert critics of BBC Music Magazine and with over a hundred new reviews added every month, the archive dates back to the magazine's launch in 1992 and now includes over 30,000 album reviews. We also provide our albums of the month that we recommend.

This Month's Choices

October

Benjamin Grosvenor: Dances
Recording of the Month
Dances

Benjamin Grosvenor performs Bach, Chopin and Scriabin

Beethoven: The Creatures of Prometheus
Orchestral
Beethoven

Beethoven's The Creatures of Prometheus

Saint-Saëns: Cello Concertos
Concerto
Saint-Saëns

Cello Concertos Nos 1 & 2

In Praise of Saint Columba
Choral & Song
In Praise of Saint Columba

The Sound World of the Celtic Church

Corelli: Church Sonatas, Opp. 1 & 3
Chamber
Corelli

Church Sonatas, Opp. 1 & 3

Motherland: Khatia Buniatishvili
Instrumental
Motherland

Works by Bach, Mendelssohn, Debussy and others

Arve Henriksen: The Nature of Connections
Jazz
Arve Henriksen

The Nature of Connections

Abbado Bruckner 9 live
Recording of the Month
Bruckner

Claudio Abbado conducts the Lucerne Festival Orchestra