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

August

Handel: Tamerlano
Recording of the Month
Handel

Xavier Sabata stars in Handel's 1731 opera

Bruckner Symphony 7
Orchestral
Bruckner

Daniel Barenboim conducts Bruckner's Symphony No. 7

Dvorák: Cello Concerto: Weilerstein
Concerto
Dvořák

Alisa Weilerstein performs Dvořák

Becoming Traviata
Opera
Becoming Traviata

A film by Philippe Béziat

The Sixteen: The Blossoming Vine
Choral & Song
The Blossoming Vine

Italian Maestri in Poland

Prokofiev Violin Sonatas
Chamber
Prokofiev

Alina Ibragimova performs Prokofiev Violin Sonatas

Bach • Bryd • Ligeti
Instrumental
Bach • Bryd • Ligeti

Mahan Esfahani performs at Wigmore Hall

Jazz
Keith Jarrett • Charlie Haden

Last Dance