Sep 202017
Classical CD Reviews: Pianist Andrew Cooperstock plays Leonard Bernstein and Humperdinck’s "Hänsel und Gretel"

If there’s an essential “Leonard Bernstein at 100” album, this one, so far, is it: excellent performances of relatively unknown music deserving to be heard.

Feb 042017
Classical CD Reviews: Boston Modern Orchestra Project plays Steven Stucky and Johannes Moser plays Elgar

BMOP releases a fitting, moving tribute to a giant of contemporary music; Johannes Moser turns in a sweeping performance of Elgar’s Cello Concerto.

Oct 262016
CD Reviews: Tchaikovsky’s Symphony no. 1 and Mozart Violin Concertos plus Wagner Overtures & Preludes

For recorded sound, for brilliance of orchestral execution, and for interpretive concept, Janowski is one of the 21st century’s best Wagnerians.

Oct 022016
Classical Music CD Reviews: Hrůša’s Dvorák, "The Lost Songs of St. Kilda," and Steve Richman’s Gershwin

The Lost Songs of St. Kilda is a disc that’s simple but profound, beautiful and enduring.