Monthly Choices

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This Month's Choices

June 2009

Recording of the Month
Disc of the Month

Bridge: Piano Quintet Goldner String Quartet, Piers Lane (piano) 'Powerful, committed performances that illuminate Frank Bridge...

Orchestral
Orchestral

Walton: Cello Concerto Pieter Wispelwey 'Wispelwey's cello playing suits Walton's Concerto to near-perfection'

Opera
Opera

Martinu: Juliette Czech PO/Charles Mackerras 'Charles Mackerras has a profound understanding of Martinu's magical score...

Chamber
Chamber

Albinoni: Sinfonie a Cinque Ensemble 415/Chiara Banchini 'Ensemble 415 could hardly present these six charming Sonatas better...

Instrumental
Instrumental

Abel: The Drexel Manuscript Paolo Pandolfo 'Pandolfo's expressivity and technique playing Abel is beyond praise'

Choral & Song
Choral & Song

MacMillan: Seven Last Words The Dmitri Ensemble 'A polished, focused and alert performance of MacMillan's Last Words'

Jazz
Jazz

Get the Blessing Bugs in Amber 'Get The Blessing remain the heavyweights of the UK jazz scene'

DVD
DVD
Mozart: Don Giovanni 'Consistently strongly cast this Don Giovanni is good to see as well as to hear'
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