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

Recording of the Month:

ADAMS Absolute Jest, Naive and Sentimental Music. Doric String Quartet, Royal Scottish National Orchestra / Peter Oundjian. Chandos Records SACDADAMS Absolute Jest, Naive and Sentimental Music. Doric String Quartet, Royal Scottish National Orchestra / Peter Oundjian. Chandos Records SACD

Orchestral Choice

BRUCKNER Symphony No. 4 WAGNER Lohengrin Prelude. Gewandhausorchester / Andris Nelsons. Deutsche GrammophonBRUCKNER Symphony No. 4 WAGNER Lohengrin Prelude. Gewandhausorchester / Andris Nelsons. Deutsche Grammophon

Concerto Choice

MARTINU Double Concertos for Violin and Piano. Deborah & Sarah Nemtanu, Magali Demesse, Mari & Momo Kodama, Orchestre Philharmonique de Marseille / Lawrence Foster. Pentatone Classics SACDMARTINU Double Concertos for Violin and Piano. Deborah & Sarah Nemtanu, Magali Demesse, Mari & Momo Kodama, Orchestre Philharmonique de Marseille / Lawrence Foster. Pentatone Classics SACD

Opera Choice

MASSENET Werther. Juan Diego Florez Anna Stephany Philharmonia Zurich, Kinderchor der Oper Zurich Chor der Oper Zurich / Cornelius Meister. Accentus Music DVDMASSENET Werther. Juan Diego Florez Anna Stephany Philharmonia Zurich, Kinderchor der Oper Zurich Chor der Oper Zurich / Cornelius Meister. Accentus Music DVD

Choral and Song Choice

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Mass In G Minor, Nethsingha. The Choir of St Johns`s Cambridge. SignumVAUGHAN WILLIAMS Mass In G Minor, Nethsingha. The Choir of St Johns`s Cambridge. Signum
Chamber Choice

Chamber Choice

BACEWICZ Quintets and Quartets. Silesian Quartet - Kzymon Krzeszowiec, Krzysztof Lason, Malgorzata Wasiucionek, Arkadiusz Kubica, Silesian Quartet, Wojciech Switala, Polish Cello Quartet. Chandos RecordsBACEWICZ Quintets and Quartets. Silesian Quartet – Kzymon Krzeszowiec, Krzysztof Lason, Malgorzata Wasiucionek, Arkadiusz Kubica, Silesian Quartet, Wojciech Switala, Polish Cello Quartet. Chandos Records

Instrumental Choice

SOLO Works by Toru Takemitsu, Georg Philipp Telemann, Jorg Widmann, Robert Helps etc. Emmanuel Pahud. Warner Classics 2cdsSOLO Works by Toru Takemitsu, Georg Philipp Telemann, Jorg Widmann, Robert Helps etc. Emmanuel Pahud. Warner Classics 2cds