Chamber

Early Strauss cello sonata given a recording it deserves

'In this persuasive performance by Raphaela Gromes and Julian Riem, the early work bursts into irrepressible life'

A celebration of the 18th-century natural horn

‘Danish horn player Ursula Paludan Monberg, thoroughly in command of her instrument, produces a miraculously smooth and agile line with secure tuning’

A rich, innovative interpretation of Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier

‘The Consort sound is a balm of well-tempered, flowing sweetness'

A glorious convergence of ancient and modern from Fretwork

‘The expanded ensemble negotiates the sonorous seven-part delights of Parsons and Purcell with an expansively ear-filling plenitude’

Trio Khnopff give Weinberg the recognition he deserves

'Trio Khnopff are enterprising, placing the Piano Trio next to other compositions Weinberg wrote following the end of the Second World War, rather than the obvious coupling with Shostakovich’s Second Piano Trio- completed a year before his'

Kronos Quartet and Volti explore space in Terry Riley’s 1977 NASA commission

‘There’s snatches of bebop – and Beethoven, inspired by Voyager’s Golden Record; an onboard message-in-a-bottle of human culture’

Bach, Schnittke and Beethoven more connected than ever

‘A revelatory connected soundscape in which Beethoven’s introspection feels more unsettling than usual’

A musical encounter alive with penetrating intelligence

‘An iridescent sonic weave which lingers long in the ear’

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