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This Month's Choices

June 2010

Recording of the Month
Disc of the Month

Brahms: Symphonies Nos 1 & 2
London Philharmonic Orchestra/Vladimir Jurowski
'Conductors: buy this and...

Orchestral
Orchestral

Stravinsky: The Fairy's Kiss; Scènes de Ballet
BBC Scottish SO/Ilan Volkov
'Volkov's brand of...

Chamber
Chamber

Martha Argerich and Friends
Chamber music from Chopin to Bartók
'Martha Argerich and friends show in this...

Instrumental
Instrumental

Shostakovich: The Preludes and Fugues
Alexander Melnikov (piano)
'Melnikov's superb playing reveals...

Choral & Song
Choral & Song

Bach: Motets, BWV118, 225-30, Anh.159
Bach Collegium Japan/Masaaki Suzuki
'The most heavenly singing in...

DVD
DVD

Prokofiev: The Gambler
Berlin State Opera/Daniel Barenboim
'A stunning production of Prokofiev's most...

Jazz
Jazz

Keith Jarrett & Charlie Haden
Jasmine
'Keith Jarrett's first studio album in years with heart-...

Opera
Opera

Wagner: Father and Son
Simon O'Neill (tenor)
'His delivery of Wagner is thrilling, with real character...

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