fbpx
Tuesday, June 25, 2024
Beethoven concertos Lisiecki review

Beethoven, Complete Piano Concertos, Lisiecki / Academy of St. Martin in the Fields

1
There were times that I found the changes of tempo distracting, as in the Second Concerto which needed more energy and less thinking...

Mendelssohn, Scottish & Reformation Symphonies, Manacorda

0
There are many things to cherish in this new recording of Mendelssohn's 3rd and 5th symphonies. The Kammerakademie Potsdam with conductor Antonello Manacorda seem...

Trifonov, “Evocations”

2
Trifonov has already established himself as a leading pianist of our generation and this release has been met with some great reviews. What we...
Beethoven Symphony 5 6 Janowski

Review: Beethoven, Symphony 5 & 6, Janowski/WDR

2
Review - Beethoven, Symphony 5 & 6, Marek Janowski/WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne / PentatoneThe High Arts Review Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆This new coupling...
best classical 2018

Best Classical Music Albums of 2018 (Top 5)

12
This has been a great year for classical music and I've found it really hard to select only 5 releases. Many of my favourite...
Beethoven Konig review

Review: Beethoven Symphonies (1-9), Christoph König / Solistes Européens Luxembourg

0
Review - Beethoven Symphonies 1-9, The Creatures of Prometheus Overture & Nos. 9 & 16, Coriolan Overture, Leonore Overture no. 3 (op. 72b), Fidelio...
Rachmaninov Trifonov review

Rachmaninov Piano Concertos 2 & 4, Trifonov/Nézet-Séguin/The Philadelphia Orchestra

3
Rachmaninov, Piano Concertos 2 & 4 Daniil Trifonov (piano) The Philadelphia Orchestra Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor) Deutsche Grammophon, October 2018 When a piece of music is among your favourite works of...
Bruckner Symphony 9 Jansons review

Bruckner Symphony 9, Jansons, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

3
Furtwangler, Jochum and Knappertsbusch knew how to mould these phrases and how to adjust tempo relations, making their performances unique. Jansons follows suit.
Dvorak Dudamel review

Review: Dvorak Symphony 7, 8, 9 Dudamel / Los Angeles Philharmonic

0
Review - Dvorak Symphony 7, 8, 9, Gustavo Dudamel / Los Angeles Philharmonic / Deutsche GrammophonDvorak Symphonies 7, 8, 9 by Dudamel and the...
NImrod Borenstein Violin Concerto

Nimrod Borenstein, Violin Concerto

1
Nimrod Borenstein’s Violin Concerto is a substantial work cast in four movements. It resembles the style of Prokofiev, Barber, Glass and -dare I say-...