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

Recording of the Month:

LIFE FORCE Works by Faure, Schumann, Rachmaninov, Bruch etc. Peter Moore, James Baillieu. RubiconLIFE FORCE Works by Faure, Schumann, Rachmaninov, Bruch etc. Peter Moore, James Baillieu. Rubicon

Orchestral Choice

BRUCKNER, ANTON Symphony No. 8, C Minor. Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks / Mariss Jansons. BR KlassikBRUCKNER, ANTON Symphony No. 8, C Minor. Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks / Mariss Jansons. BR Klassik

Concerto Choice

KORNGOLD / NIELSEN Violin Concertos. Jiyoon Lee. Orchid ClassicsKORNGOLD / NIELSEN Violin Concertos. Jiyoon Lee. Orchid Classics

Opera Choice

HANDEL Finest Arias for Base Voice – 2. Christopher Purves, Arcangelo / Jonathan Cohen. Hyperion RecordsHANDEL Finest Arias for Base Voice – 2. Christopher Purves, Arcangelo / Jonathan Cohen. Hyperion Records

Choral and Song Choice

CHIMERE Sandrine Piau, Susan Manoff. AlphaCHIMERE Sandrine Piau, Susan Manoff. Alpha

Chamber Choice

DEBUSSY / RAVEL String Quartets. Jerusalem Quartet. Harmonia MundiDEBUSSY / RAVEL String Quartets. Jerusalem Quartet. Harmonia Mundi

Instrumental Choice

BACH Partitas BWV 825-830. Menno van Delft. Resonus Classics 2cdsBACH Partitas BWV 825-830. Menno van Delft. Resonus Classics 2cds

Jazz Choice

SFUMATO LIVE IN MARCIAC Emile Parisien Quintet & Guests - Wynton Marsalis, Vincent Peirani, Michel Portal. ACT CD + DVDSFUMATO LIVE IN MARCIAC Emile Parisien Quintet & Guests – Wynton Marsalis, Vincent Peirani, Michel Portal. ACT CD + DVD