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
A benchmark recording of Rossini's Semiramide from Mark Elder
Orchestral
Andris Nelsons's stellar debut at the Gewandhausorchester
Concerto
A dazzling combination of Bartók and Enescu
Opera
A young cast thrills in a new production of La bohème
Choral & Song
The latest instalment of works by Josquin des Prés by the Tallis Scholars
Chamber
An outstanding debut of Ravel from the Tesla Quartet
Instrumental
Leif Ove Andsnes's showcase of the nuances of Chopin
Jazz
The long-awaited live jazz recording from the Marcin Wasilewski Trio

This Month's Choices

December 2018

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