Latest Classical Recording of the Week Articles
13th October 2017
Katherine enjoys a live account of Debussy's Pélleas et Mélisande from Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra, with Magdalena Kožená and Christian Gerhaher in the title roles.
6th October 2017
Katherine enjoys Trifonov's latest album, exploring Chopin's music, influence and legacy, with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and Mikhail Pletnev.
29th September 2017
James listens to the final instalment in a cycle begun by the great Richard Hickox - Vaughan Williams' evocative Sinfonia Antartica, with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra.
22nd September 2017
Katherine listens to the Canadian soprano's bold new disc Crazy Girl Crazy, centring on Berg's Lulu.
15th September 2017
Katherine enjoys the star tenor's collection of French gems, with the Bayerisches Staatsorchester and Bertrand de Billy.
8th September 2017
James enjoys the Polish pianist's performance of Schubert's last two sonatas for the piano.
1st September 2017
Katherine listens to the German baritone's deeply personal account of two solo cantatas, with Gottfried von der Goltz and the Freiburger Barockorchester.
25th August 2017
James is mightily impressed by a selection of Beethoven's piano music from Evgeny Kissin, including the Moonlight and Les Adieux sonatas.
18th August 2017
Isabelle Faust shows a wholly new side to one of the most well-known and widely-performed concertos in the violin repertoire.
11th August 2017
James enjoys a pair of late Mozart concertos from Swiss pianist Francesco Piemontesi, with Andrew Manze and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.
4th August 2017
James listens to a wealth of vocal and instrumental works by Richard Strauss - with Nicky Spence, Rebecca Evans, Alexi Ogrintchouk and others.
28th July 2017
Katherine enjoys Elīna Garanča's commanding performance in Donizetti's dramatic tragedy alongside Mariusz Kwiecień and Matthew Polenzani.
Recording of the Week Osmo Vänskä and the Minnesota Orchestra launch a Mahler cycle with Symphony No. 5
21st July 2017
James enjoys the opening instalment of Osmo Vänskä's new Mahler cycle - the ever-popular Symphony No. 5.
14th July 2017
Katherine listens to a blistering new performance of Elgar's religious masterwork, with Andrew Staples, Catherine Wyn-Rogers and Thomas Hampson.
7th July 2017
James enjoys a new recording of William Walton's Violin Concerto, alongside some of the composer's lesser-known works.
Recording of the Week Andreas Brantelid and Bengt Forsberg perform Fauré's complete works for cello and piano
30th June 2017
David enjoys a charming and varied collection of works by the great French composer, performed by Andreas Brantelid and Bengt Forsberg.
23rd June 2017
Katherine listens to the Croatian violinist's sparkling performances of some long-forgotten virtuoso Italian sonatas.
16th June 2017
Katherine enjoys Véronique Gens's fascinating recital of French Romantic arias, all with a common theme of dreams and visions.
9th June 2017
Katherine listens to the young French pianist's spellbinding virtuosity in a collection of dramatic Russian works.
2nd June 2017
James spends some nights in the gardens of Spain in the company of Steven Osborne and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.