Monthly Choices

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This Month's Choices

August 2019

Recording of the Month
Stunning performances of Weinberg symphonies

'Few discs released during the Weinberg centenary year are likely to make more waves for the composer than this.'

Jiří Bělohlávek’s reappraisal of Suk has a fairytale ending

'The Czech players enter into the fray with sophisticated abandon'

Fabulous Fabiano delivers a sizzling selection of arias

'Tenor Michael Fabiano is at his best in those great Verdian oaths of vengeance'

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet
Putting the drama back into Mozart’s D minor

'Jean-Efflam Bavouzet makes the music irresistibly sensuous'

Sandrine Piau
Choral & Song
French discoveries reveal unexpected treasures

'This is utterly adorable from start to finish'

Christophe Rousset takes Frescobaldi in his stride

'The late 16th-century harpsichord honours Frescobaldi’s sound'

Character strings

'Fine guitar and bass in close-up from Bill Frisell and Thomas Morgan'

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