I make no claims to have listened to everything released in 2016; here are my picks for the top classical recordings of the year.
The disc offers a rewarding look at the work of four local composers and also showcases the members of Radius Ensemble in a warm, winning light.
The Rasas are but the latest in a series of remarkable scores John Harbison has been turning out over his eighth decade.
Radius Ensemble’s final performance of the season touched on examples of musical fantasy, worldly angst, and spiritual transcendence.
Worcester Chamber Music Society is a top-notch chamber ensemble based in central Massachusetts, a region not exactly overflowing with resident, headline-grabbing professional classical music groups.