February edition. Gramophone magazine pick the finest recordings from the months reviews.

Recording of the Month:

STRAVINSKY The Rite of Spring. Marc-Andre Hamelin, Leif Ove Andsnes. Hyperion RecordsSTRAVINSKY The Rite of Spring. Marc-Andre Hamelin, Leif Ove Andsnes. Hyperion Records

EDITOR’S CHOICES:

MOZART Piano Concertos Nos. 25 & 27. Piotr Anderszewski, Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Warner ClassicsMOZART Piano Concertos Nos. 25 & 27. Piotr Anderszewski, Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Warner Classics

SHOSTAKOVICH Concerto For Piano In C Minor Op. 35, Symphony No. 9 in E-FL. Martha Argerich, Jakub Waszczeniuka, Sinfonia Varsovia / Alexandre Rabinovitch-Barakovsky. NIFCSHOSTAKOVICH Concerto For Piano In C Minor Op. 35, Symphony No. 9 in E-FL. Martha Argerich, Jakub Waszczeniuka, Sinfonia Varsovia / Alexandre Rabinovitch-Barakovsky. NIFC

VIVALDI Recorder Concertos. Stefan Temmingh, Capricornus Consort Basel. AccentVIVALDI Recorder Concertos. Stefan Temmingh, Capricornus Consort Basel. Accent

DEUX Music for Violin & Piano by Bartok, Poulenc, Ravel. Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Polina Leschenko. AlphaDEUX Music for Violin & Piano by Bartok, Poulenc, Ravel. Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Polina Leschenko. Alpha

PAGANINI 24 Caprices. Augustin Hadelich. Warner ClassicsPAGANINI 24 Caprices. Augustin Hadelich. Warner Classics

BACH, J S / BACH, C P E / BACH, J C Magnificats. Arcangelo / Jonathan Cohen. Hyperion RecordsBACH, J S / BACH, C P E / BACH, J C Magnificats. Arcangelo / Jonathan Cohen. Hyperion Records

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS, RALPH Beyond My Dream. Music for Greek Plays. Heather Lowe, The Joyful Company of Singers, Britten Sinfonia / Alan Tongue. Albion RecordsVAUGHAN WILLIAMS, RALPH Beyond My Dream. Music for Greek Plays. Heather Lowe, The Joyful Company of Singers, Britten Sinfonia / Alan Tongue. Albion Records

HEGGIE Great Scott. Joyce DiDonato, Ailyn Perez, Frederica Von Stade, Nathan Gunn, Anthony Ross Costanzo, The Dallas Opera Orchestra and Chorus / Patrick Summers. Erato 2cdsHEGGIE Great Scott. Joyce DiDonato, Ailyn Perez, Frederica Von Stade, Nathan Gunn, Anthony Ross Costanzo, The Dallas Opera Orchestra and Chorus / Patrick Summers. Erato 2cds

LULLY Alceste. Christophe Rousset, Les Talens Lyriques, Choeur de Chambre de Namur. Aparte 2cdsLULLY Alceste. Christophe Rousset, Les Talens Lyriques, Choeur de Chambre de Namur. Aparte 2cds

Blu-ray / DVD of the Month:
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV The Tale of Tsar Saltan. Albina Shagimuratova, Irina Churilova, Edward Tsanga, Mikhail Vekua, Elena Vitman, Mariinsky Orchestra & Chorus / Valery Gergiev. Mariinsky Blu-Ray & DVDRIMSKY-KORSAKOV The Tale of Tsar Saltan. Albina Shagimuratova, Irina Churilova, Edward Tsanga, Mikhail Vekua, Elena Vitman, Mariinsky Orchestra & Chorus / Valery Gergiev. Mariinsky Blu-Ray & DVD

Archive / Reissue of the month
JOYCE, EILEEN The Complete Studio Recordings. Eloquence 10cdsJOYCE, EILEEN The Complete Studio Recordings. Eloquence 10cds