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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
Alexander Melnikov plays Prokofiev Piano Sonatas Nos 2, 6 & 8
Orchestral
Patricia Kopatchinskaja and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra perform Schubert's 'Death and the Maiden'
Concerto
Boris Giltburg performs Shostakovich Piano Concertos with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic
Opera
William Kentridge's staging of Berg's 'Lulu' starring Marlis Petersen
Choral & Song
Vox Clamantis perform Pärt's 'The Deer's Cry'
Chamber
Alban Gerhardt plays Rostropovich Encores
Instrumental
Italian Lute Virtuosi of the Renaissance
Recording of the Month
Masaaki Suzuki conducts Mozart's Great Mass in C minor

This Month's Choices

February 2017

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