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 stunning start to a Schumann song odyssey from Christian Gerhaher
Orchestral
Brahms Fourth and Dvořák's Ninth prove a powerful combination
Opera
Vivaldi's Il Giustino is a carnival of colour
Instrumental
Cédric Tiberghien shows masterful sensitivity in Liszt's later works
Choral & Song
An almighty revival of Arthur Sullivan's biblical oratorio
Concerto
Horn player Přemysl Vojta takes on the Haydn brothers
Jazz
A magical new jazz arrangement of Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf
Chamber
Tasmin Little shines a light on miraculous works by female composers

'This album makes a seemingly effortless case for the music of these composers'

This Month's Choices

March 2019

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