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Review of BERIO Complete Piano Works (Matteo Bevilacqua)

BERIO Complete Piano Works (Matteo Bevilacqua)

Berio’s compositions for solo piano (two or four hands) make up a relatively small part of an output rich in...

Reviewed by Arnold Whittall in issue: 12/2023

Review of Sean Shibe: Profesion

Sean Shibe: Profesion

Barrios was an undisputed master of the guitar, Villa-Lobos a desultory practitioner, Ginastera a non-playing admirer of its unique sound...

Reviewed by William Yeoman in issue: 12/2023

Review of JS BACH Sonatas and Partitas, Vol 2 (Frank Peter Zimmermann)

JS BACH Sonatas and Partitas, Vol 2 (Frank Peter Zimmermann)

Frank Peter Zimmermann’s solo Bach was a lockdown project hatched at home, begun with no definite intention of recording but...

Reviewed by Lindsay Kemp in issue: 12/2023

Review of JS BACH The French Suites (Mahan Esfahani)

JS BACH The French Suites (Mahan Esfahani)

For his earlier recording of the Notebooks for Anna Magdalena Bach (8/23), Mahan Esfahani used both a clavichord and a...

Reviewed by Philip Kennicott in issue: 12/2023

Review of Eros: Bridge, Grime, Eröd & Ginastera

Eros: Bridge, Grime, Eröd & Ginastera

Winner of the 2019 Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition and BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists, the Mithras Trio launch...

Reviewed by Andrew Achenbach in issue: 12/2023

Review of Gautier Capuçon: Destination Paris

Gautier Capuçon: Destination Paris

We last encountered Gautier Capuçon on his album ‘Sensations’ (1/23), striding at low tide towards Mont Saint-Michel with cello in...

Reviewed by Adrian Edwards in issue: 12/2023

Review of Beyond Twilight: Music For Cello & Piano By Female Composers

Beyond Twilight: Music For Cello & Piano By Female Composers

It was time resulting from lockdown that prompted Alexandra Mackenzie and Ingrid Sawers to delve into this wealth of largely...

Reviewed by Richard Whitehouse in issue: 12/2023

Review of FARRENC Piano Trios Nos 2 & 4 (Linos Ensemble)

FARRENC Piano Trios Nos 2 & 4 (Linos Ensemble)

Overcoming the prejudice and condescension of the Parisian establishment, Louise Farrenc (1804‑75) was the most successful female composer of her...

Reviewed by Richard Wigmore in issue: 12/2023

Review of BRAHMS Piano Trio No. 1 KRENEK Trio-Fantasia (Feininger Trio)

BRAHMS Piano Trio No. 1 KRENEK Trio-Fantasia (Feininger Trio)

The Feininger Trio here bring together works of two Viennese masters, written when both were young men near the beginning...

Reviewed by Amy Blier-Carruthers in issue: 12/2023

Review of ALESSANDRINI Leçons de ténèbres

ALESSANDRINI Leçons de ténèbres

Many 20th-century composers relished bringing borrowed materials into contact with the new modernist qualities, as a special kind of dramatic...

Reviewed by Arnold Whittall in issue: 12/2023


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