For terrific viola playing and some fresh repertoire by familiar names, look no further than Antoine Tamestit’s Bel Canto.
Pianist Denis Kozhukhin does right by Brahms and an all-Saint-Saens disc that, at its best, is a winner.
For recorded sound, for brilliance of orchestral execution, and for interpretive concept, Janowski is one of the 21st century’s best Wagnerians.
The Lost Songs of St. Kilda is a disc that’s simple but profound, beautiful and enduring.
Three CDs from musicians to be reckoned with.
New CDs from three outstanding musicians: pianist Kristian Bezuidenhout, violinist Arabella Steinbacher, and cellistMaya Beiser.
Jean-Guihen Queyras wraps up a Schumann concerto trilogy in style, pianists Christina and Michelle Naughton play with panache and color.
A superior classical music concept album, a reminder of how smart and sturdy Johan Strauss’s music can be..
An album of Brahms lieder from two musicians in their prime: Christoph Eschenbach and Matthias Goerne.
Three superb albums: two focusing on works by Brahms, one featuring Hans Abrahamsen’s meditation on Shakespeare’s Ophelia.