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This Month's Choices

October 2011

Recording of the Month
Recording of the Month

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5; Francesca da Rimini
Russian National Orchestra/Pletnev
'A purposeful performance...

Orchestral
Orchestral

Mahler: Symphony No. 3
Bamberg Symphony/Jonathan Nott
'The third and greatest instalment in Jonathan Nott's...

Opera
Opera

Handel: Germanico
Ensemble e Coro Il Rossignolo
'Handel's Germanico in a stylishly executed performance' ...

Choral & Song
Choral & Song

Music for Henry V and the House of Lancaster
The Binchois Consort/Andrew Kirkman
'A magical and moving...

Chamber
Chamber

Cheryl Frances-Hoad: The Glory Tree
London Mozart Trio; Kreisler Ensemble and others
'Frances-Hoad's works are...

Instrumental
Instrumental

Chopin • Liszt • Ravel: Piano works
Benjamin Grosvenor
'Benjamin Grosvenor is a master of mood...

DVD
DVD

R Strauss: Elektra
Salzburg Festival
'This Salzburg production is one of the best Elektras available on DVD'...

Jazz
Jazz

Marilyn Mazur: Celestial Circle
'Marilyn Mazur is a refreshingly complete percussionist'

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