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
Tchaikovsky • Stravinsky

'Both soloist and conductor are in their element'

Orchestral
Copland: Orchestral Works Vol. 1 - Ballets

'These performances are superb' 

Chamber
Beethoven: String Quartets, Vol. V

'Altogether a revelation'

Instrumental
D Scarlatti: Keyboard Sonatas

'This excellently recorded disc is outstanding'

Choral & Song
Duet: Works by Schumann Mendelssohn & Cornelius

''Revelatory programming and true vocal chamber music making'

Opera
Puccini: La fanciulla del West

'Their singing is magnificent'

Concerto
Elgar & Walton Cello Concertos

'This is a long-loved, lived-in interpretation'

Jazz
Miles Davis: The Last Word

'Excellent'

This Month's Choices

March 2016

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