Latest Classical New Release Round-up Articles
16th March 2018
Bernstein from Yannick Nézet-Séguin and Liza Ferschtman, Juan Diego Flórez as Werther, and a rare recording of Meyerbeer's Le Prophète starring John Osborn and Marianne Cornetti.
9th March 2018
Bach from William Christie, previously unreleased Brahms and Schumann from Alfred Brendel, and a fascinating journey through the French operatic underworld with baritone Stéphane Degout.
2nd March 2018
Rachmaninov from Sudbin and Oramo, Mahler from Thielemann, Ludford from Westminster Abbey, and a powerhouse debut album from Georgian mezzo Anita Rachvelishvili.
23rd February 2018
Mahler from Daniel Harding, Gershwin from Kirill Gerstein, Rachmaninov from Nikolai Lugansky, and a stunning concerto debut from French pianist Adam Laloum.
16th February 2018
Today's headline releases include Debussy from Maurizio Pollini, Bruckner from Andris Nelsons, Mendelssohn from Andrew Manze, and a Rossini rarity from Bad Wildbad.
9th February 2018
Bliss from Andrew Davis, Haydn from Simon Rattle, Mozart from Daniel Hope, and a collection of Elgar's neglected choral works.
2nd February 2018
Stravinsky from Leif Ove Andsnes and Marc-André Hamelin, Prokofiev from Lisa Batiashvili and Brahms from Thomas Dausgaard.
26th January 2018
Mozart from Piotr Anderszewski, Lully from Christophe Rousset and Les Talens Lyriques, Bartók from Pablo Heras-Casado, and a warmly engaging debut from teenage cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason.
19th January 2018
Mahler from Mariss Jansons, a superb Winterreise from Mark Padmore and Kristian Bezuidenhout, and Dvořák from the Jerusalem Quartet and guests are among the pick of today's new recordings.
12th January 2018
Today's highlights include breathtaking Handel from Franco Fagioli, peerless Bach from Isabelle Faust and Kristian Bezuidenhout, and a new Jake Heggie opera starring Joyce DiDonato in the title-role.
5th January 2018
One of Jiří Bělohlávek's final recordings, the third instalment of John Wilson's exceptional Copland series, and a rarity by Elizabeth Maconchy.
29th December 2017
Debussy from Stephen Hough, Bach from Frank Peter Zimmermann, and Brahms and Schumann from Yvgeny Sudbin and friends.
22nd December 2017
The continuation of the Elias Quartet’s Beethoven, an album of choral works composed by one of Britain’s best-loved baritones, and a celebration of Venice’s eclectic musical history from Jordi Savall are among this fortnight’s new releases.
15th December 2017
Ten recent releases which struck us as something special, from artists including Wilhelm Kempff, Christian Tetzlaff and Steven Osborne.
8th December 2017
Matthew Bourne's sensational ballet The Car Man (drawing on music from Bizet's opera) on DVD and Blu-ray, plus new recordings from artists including Joseph Moog, Philippe Herreweghe, and the Sacconi Quartet.
1st December 2017
Including new albums from Masaaki Suzuki, Daniel Müller-Schott, the Sacconi Quartet, and Kent Nagano.
24th November 2017
This week's highlights include new productions of Le nozze di Figaro and Der fliegende Holländer, plus two early celebrations of next year's Bernstein centenary.
17th November 2017
Today's headline releases include new recordings from Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra, award-winning vocal ensemble Vox Luminis, and Chopin Competition victor Seong-Jin Cho.
10th November 2017
Today’s stand-out releases include new recordings from Fretwork, Sabine Devieilhe, Accademia Bizantina, and Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra.
3rd November 2017
Today's outstanding new releases include a starry account of Schubert's Trout Quintet, an ethereal new opera by Kaija Saariaho, and a trilogy of spring-inspired works from Vasily Petrenko and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.