Monthly Choices

Listen to clips from this month's best reviewed recordings

This Month's Choices

May 2016

Recording of the Month
Janáček: Glagolitic Mass

'The performers respond wholeheartedly to the unabashedly operatic religious message'

Haydn: Symphonies Nos 78-81

'These four symphonies are done full justice by the Accademia Bizantina and Ottavio Dantone.'

Montanari: Violin Concertos

'This disc unveils the music of one of the great Italian Baroque violinists'

Donizetti: Le Duc d'Albe

'The completed acts show Donizetti at the top of his form'

Choral & Song
Western Wind: Taverner • Court Music for Henry VIII

'The choral singing has a rare warmth'

Forqueray: Suites Nos 1-5

'Highly idiomatic, often virtuoso writing'

Sokolov plays Schubert & Beethoven

'An epic journey in miniature'

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