Gramophone magazine choose the finest recordings from the months reviews, December issue.

RECORDING OF THE MONTH


RAMEAU Pygmalion, acte de ballet. Les Fetes de Polymnie, orchestral suite. Les Talens Lyriques / Christophe Rousset. Aparte

RAMEAU Pygmalion, acte de ballet. Les Fetes de Polymnie, orchestral suite. Les Talens Lyriques / Christophe Rousset. Aparte

“Christophe Rousset is consistently one of today’s most brilliant Baroque conductors, unfailingly alive to the rhythm, drama and beauty of the music, as wonderfully demonstrated here.” – Gramophone
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July 2017 Editor’s Choice:

LULLY Armide. Choeur de chambre de Namur, Les Talens Lyriques / Christophe Rousset. Aparte 2cdsLULLY Armide. Choeur de chambre de Namur, Les Talens Lyriques / Christophe Rousset. Aparte 2cds

 

EDITOR’S CHOICE


DVORAK Quintets Op. 81 & 97 Pavel Haas Quartet, Boris Giltburg, Pavel Nikl. SupraphonDVORAK Quintets Op. 81 & 97 Pavel Haas Quartet, Boris Giltburg, Pavel Nikl. Supraphon

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS A London Symphony And other works. Elizabeth Watts, Mary Bevan, Kitty Whately, BBC Symphony Orchestra / Martyn Brabbins. Hyperion RecordsVAUGHAN WILLIAMS A London Symphony And other works. Elizabeth Watts, Mary Bevan, Kitty Whately, BBC Symphony Orchestra / Martyn Brabbins. Hyperion Records

LOST IS MY QUIET Duets and solo songs by Purcell/Britten, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Roger Quilter. Carolyn Sampson, Iestyn Davies, Joseph Middleton. BIS Records SACDLOST IS MY QUIET Duets and solo songs by Purcell/Britten, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Roger Quilter. Carolyn Sampson, Iestyn Davies, Joseph Middleton. BIS Records SACD

SIBELIUS Piano Works. Leif Ove Andsnes. Sony MusicSIBELIUS Piano Works. Leif Ove Andsnes. Sony Music

BEETHOVEN The Complete Wartime Piano Sonata Recordings. Wilhelm Kempff. APR 4cdsBEETHOVEN The Complete Wartime Piano Sonata Recordings. Wilhelm Kempff. APR 4cds

ESENVALDS The Doors of Heaven. Portland State Chamber Choir / Ethan Sperry. NaxosESENVALDS The Doors of Heaven. Portland State Chamber Choir / Ethan Sperry. Naxos

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

BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto, Two Romances SCHUBERT Rondo. James Ehnes, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / Andrew Manze. OnyxBEETHOVEN Violin Concerto, Two Romances SCHUBERT Rondo. James Ehnes, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / Andrew Manze. Onyx

COMPERE Missa Galeazescha. Music for the Duke of Milan Odhecaton, Paolo Da Col. ArcanaCOMPERE Missa Galeazescha. Music for the Duke of Milan Odhecaton, Paolo Da Col. Arcana

MOZART Cosi Fan Tutte. Rosas Company Dancers, Director & Choreography - Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Paris Opera Orchestra and Chorus / Philippe Jordan. Arthaus Musik Blu-RayMOZART Cosi Fan Tutte. Rosas Company Dancers, Director & Choreography – Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Paris Opera Orchestra and Chorus / Philippe Jordan. Arthaus Musik Blu-Ray

MOZART Cosi Fan Tutte. Rosas Company Dancers, Director & Choreography - Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Paris Opera Orchestra and Chorus / Philippe Jordan. Arthaus Musik DVDMOZART Cosi Fan Tutte. Rosas Company Dancers, Director & Choreography – Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Paris Opera Orchestra and Chorus / Philippe Jordan. Arthaus Musik DVD