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This Month's Choices

April 2011

Recording of the Month
Disc of the Month

Britten: Orchestral works including the Cello Symphony
BBC Philharmonic/Edward Gardner
'Gardner finds a...

Chamber
Chamber

Mozart: String Quartets (selection)
Jerusalem Quartet
'The Jerusalems are exemplary in early and mature...

Orchestral
Orchestral

Liszt: Orchestral works
Glasgow Singers; BBC Scottish SO/Ilan Volkov 
'This album genuinely reveals...

Opera
Opera

Diva, Divo: Opera arias by Bellini, Berlioz, Mozart et al
Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano)
'Joyce DiDonato's...

Choral & Song
Choral & Song

Handel: Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno
Early Opera Company/Curnyn
'Lucy Crowe is breathtaking in her...

Instrumental
Instrumental

Grieg: Chasing the Butterfly
Edvard Grieg, Sigurd Slåtterbrekk (pianists)
'Sl...

Jazz
Jazz

Brad Mehldau: Live in Marciac
Brad Mehldau (piano)
'This is jazz at its most pure, Brad Mehldau playing utterly for...

DVD
DVD

Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould
A film by Michèle Hozer & Peter Raymont
'This lovely...

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