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June 2011

Opera
Opera

Lully: Bellérophon
Les Talens Lyriques/Christoph Rousset
'A handsomely shaped account of Lully's ...

Orchestral
Orchestral

Bartók: Violin Concerto No. 2
Barnabás Kelemen (violin); Hungarian National PO/Zoltán Kocsis...

Choral & Song
Choral & Song

Victoria: Requiem Mass, 1605
Tenebrae/Nigel Short
'The musicality of Tenebrae does justice to Victoria's...

Chamber
Chamber

Mendelssohn: Octet, Op. 20 (1825)
Eroica Quartet and friends
'This recording of the original version of...

Instrumental
Instrumental

Balakirev: Piano Sonata in B flat minor
Danny Driver (piano)
'Danny Driver plays Balakirev's big and...

DVD
DVD

Weinberg: The Passenger
Vienna SO/Teodor Currentzis
'Weinberg would have been proud of this premiere of his...

Jazz
Jazz

Treme: Music from the HBO series 
Rebirth Brass Band, John Boutté, Kermit Ruffins, Trombone Shorty etc...

Recording of the Month
Disc of the Month

JS Bach: St John Passion
Monteverdi Choir; English Baroque Soloists/John Eliot Gardiner
'John Eliot Gardiner...

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