Media

Sometimes artists make their most daring leaps using recorded media. Our expert staff collects and selects the most interesting recordings, books, movies, and videos to review here, helping you keep track of the music scene from the comfort of your home.

Richard S. Ginell - July 19, 2021

The group’s latest album captures some of the trends in new music now.

Richard S. Ginell - July 12, 2021

The full cycle recording project nears completion with this release of early and late works.

Richard S. Ginell - July 7, 2021

The latest of the composer’s recordings features his earliest “Aeolian sound world” piece.

Jason Victor Serinus - July 6, 2021

The violinist’s solo album mixes musics expertly to explore personal and political themes.

Jason Victor Serinus - June 28, 2021

A bearded Cecilia Bartoli is spectacular in the title role.

Richard S. Ginell - June 28, 2021

Reimagine is a delightful romp through contemporary miniatures in a wild range of styles, each a unique response to an earlier piano trifle.

Steven Winn - June 22, 2021

The young violinist traces a history of American music from George Gershwin to Florence Price on his debut album.

Richard S. Ginell - June 21, 2021

The “classical, avant-punk” violin duo covers a lot of ground on three new CDs, from Brahms to the thorniest of contemporary composition.

Joe Cadagin - June 14, 2021

The first opera in Cerise Lim Jacobs’s The Ouroboros Trilogy borrows heavily from Eastern lore and legends.

Giacomo Fiore - June 14, 2021

The electric guitar takes center stage in a range of settings on the composer/guitarist’s new three-album set.