Listen to clips from this month's best reviewed recordings
This Month's Choices
Beethoven: Diabelli Variations
Paul Lewis (piano)
'Lewis has a commanding view of the work'
Bruch: Violin Concerto; Romance in F; String Quintet in A minor
Vadim Gluzman; Bergen PO/Andrew Litton
Britten: The Turn of the Screw
Glyndebourne; LPO/Edward Gardner
'We are drawn into the plight of every...
JS Bach: Cantatas Vol. 48: BWV 34, 117, 98 & 120
Bach Collegium Japan/Masaaki Suzuki
Sibelius • Smetana: String Quartets
'The Dantes characterise the rapid mood changes with...
Liszt: Harmonies du soir; Ballade No. 2 in B minor etc
Nelson Freire (piano)
'This is immensely...
Britten: Billy Budd
LPO/The Glyndebourne Chorus/Mark Elder
'The most compelling Billy Budd on video' ...
Miles Davis: Bitches Brew Live
Miles Davis (tp), Gary Bartz (sax), Chick Corea, Keith Jarrett (keyboards) etc