The BBC Music Magazine choices, January 2018. Rated by expert critics.

Recording of the Month:

TALLIS, THOMAS Queen Katherine Parr & Songs Of Reformation. Alamire with Fretwork. ObsidianTALLIS, THOMAS Queen Katherine Parr & Songs Of Reformation. Alamire with Fretwork. Obsidian

Orchestral Choice

SIBELIUS, JEAN Tapiola, En Saga, Eight Songs. Anne Sofie Von Otter, Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra / Hannu Lintu. Ondine SACDSIBELIUS, JEAN Tapiola, En Saga, Eight Songs. Anne Sofie Von Otter, Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra / Hannu Lintu. Ondine SACD

Concerto Choice

PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No. 2, Solo Sonata Op. 115, Five Melodies Op. 35bis. Rosanne Philippens, Julien Quentin, Sinfonieorchester St. Gallen / Otto Tausk. Channel ClassicsPROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No. 2, Solo Sonata Op. 115, Five Melodies Op. 35bis. Rosanne Philippens, Julien Quentin, Sinfonieorchester St. Gallen / Otto Tausk. Channel Classics

Opera Choice

DEVIEILHE, SABINE Mirages. Works by Berlioz, Debussy, Stravinsky, Thomas, Messager, Koechlin, Delage. Alexandre Tharaud, Les Siecles, Francois-Xavier Roth. EratoDEVIEILHE, SABINE Mirages. Works by Berlioz, Debussy, Stravinsky, Thomas, Messager, Koechlin, Delage. Alexandre Tharaud, Les Siecles, Francois-Xavier Roth. Erato

Choral and Song Choice

MOZART Requiem. Sussmayr / Dutron 2016 Completion. RIAS Kammerchor Freiburger, Barockorchester Rene Jacobs. Harmonia MundiMOZART Requiem. Sussmayr / Dutron 2016 Completion. RIAS Kammerchor Freiburger, Barockorchester Rene Jacobs. Harmonia Mundi

MOZART Requiem, Sussmayr / Dutron 2016 Completion. RIAS Kammerchor Freiburger Barockorchester / Rene Jacobs. Harmonia Mundi Vinyl LPMOZART Requiem, Sussmayr / Dutron 2016 Completion. RIAS Kammerchor Freiburger Barockorchester / Rene Jacobs. Harmonia Mundi Vinyl LP

Chamber Choice

COMPANY Glass, Vasks, Part, Ucarsu. The Borusan Quartet. OnyxCOMPANY Glass, Vasks, Part, Ucarsu. The Borusan Quartet. Onyx

Instrumental Choice

CHOPIN Nocturnes. Nelson Goerner. Alpha 2cdsCHOPIN Nocturnes. Nelson Goerner. Alpha 2cds

Jazz Choice

BRAHEM, ANOUAR Blue Maqams. Dave Holland, Jack DeJohnette, Django Bates. ECM JazzBRAHEM, ANOUAR Blue Maqams. Dave Holland, Jack DeJohnette, Django Bates. ECM Jazz