Monthly Choices

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This Month's Choices

July 2010

Recording of the Month
Disc of the Month

Transformation
Yuja Wang (piano)
'Keen intelligence complemented by a fairly staggering technique'...

Orchestral
Orchestral

Mahler: Symphony No. 2
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra/Jonathan Nott
'Jonathan Nott made me hear new things in...

Choral & Song
Choral & Song

Pergolesi: Stabat Mater
Florilegium/Ashley Solomon
'This new Pergolesi Stabat Mater excels in the clarity...

Opera
Opera

Wagner: Götterdämmerung
Hallé/Mark Elder
'This magnificent recording renews the Hallé's long Wagner...

Chamber
Chamber

Beethoven: Violin Sonatas
Alina Ibragimova (violin), Cédric Tiberghien (piano)
'Magnificently alive...

Instrumental
Instrumental

Albéniz: Iberia; Granados: Goyescas
Artur Pizarro (piano)
'Artur Pizarro's technique...

DVD
DVD

Monteverdi: Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria
Les Arts Florissants/William Christie
'This is now the best...

Jazz
Jazz

Food: Quiet Inlet
Iain Ballamy and Thomas Strønen
 'An evocatively atmospheric album from...

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