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.
Jazz
Tim Garland combines jazz ensemble with string orchestra to captivating effect
Recording of the Month
Llŷr Williams's understated approach to Beethoven
Instrumental
A standout tribute to Debussy's sparkling piano works
Opera
A compelling third opera from John Adams
Orchestral
A clear and insightful interpretation of Elgar's Second Symphony
Choral & Song
Buxtehude's Abendmusiken respectfully interpreted by a winning choral partnership
Concerto
The original version of Bartók's violin concertos played with dazzling virtuosity
Chamber
A finely executed programme of sonatas from Florilegium

This Month's Choices

July 2018

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