Reviews

Written by the expert critics of BBC Music Magazine and with over a hundred new reviews added every month, the archive dates back to the magazine's launch in 1992 and now includes over 30,000 album reviews. We also provide our albums of the month that we recommend.
Dvorák Quintets performed by the Pavel Haas Quartet and Boris Giltburg
Recording of the Month
The Pavel Haas Quartet triumph with Dvorák
Semyon Bychkov conducts Tchaikovsky's Manfred Symphony
Orchestral
Semyon Bychkov conducts Tchaikovsky's Manfred Symphony
Alexei Ogrintchouk revels in Richard Strauss's Oboe Concerto
Concerto
Alexei Ogrintchouk revels in Richard Strauss's Oboe Concerto
Charpentier's pastoral opera La descente d'Orphée conducted by Sébastien Daucé
Opera
Charpentier's pastoral opera La descente d'Orphée conducted by Sébastien Daucé
The Gabrieli Consort's superlative Silence & Music recording
Choral & Song
The Gabrieli Consort's superlative Silence & Music album
Pianist Arcadi Volodos gets to the heart of Brahms
Instrumental
Pianist Arcadi Volodos gets to the heart of Brahms
Recording of the Month
The Chiaroscuro Quartet perform Haydn's 'Sun' Quartets
Orchestral
Simon Rattle leads the London Symphony Orchestra in Ravel, Delage and Dutilleux (DVD)

This Month's Choices

November 2017

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