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.
Recording of the Month
Murray Perahia plays JS Bach's French Suites
Orchestral
Andrew Litton conducts the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra in Prokofiev symphonies
Concerto
Joshua Bell and Steven Isserlis play Brahms and Schumann
Opera
Teodor Currentzis leads Mozart's Don Giovanni
Choral & Song
Music of the Spheres
Chamber
Mendelssohn's String Quartets performed by the Escher String Quartet
Instrumental
Homages
Recording of the Month
Martyn Brabbins conducts Elgar's Enigma Variations

Martyn Brabbins's Enigma Variations is revelatory, says Stephen Johnson

This Month's Choices

Christmas 2016

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