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.
Recording of the Month
A delightfully fresh approach to Mozart's piano sonatas
Orchestral
A standout recording of Musorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition
Concerto
A stunningly captured selection of contemporary Danish orchestral works
Choral & Song
Diana Damrau and Jonas Kaufmann deliver charming miniature Italian dramas
Chamber
An enjoyable selection of chamber music by a young Rossini
An immersive and dramatic production of Verdi's powerful Stiffelio
Instrumental
A resurgence of protest piano music
Jazz
Joe Lovano combines depth of feeling with an atmospheric character

This Month's Choices

April 2019

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