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.

Jason Victor Serinus - February 1, 2022

Anthony Roth Costanzo and Justin Vivian Bond team up on a delightful new Decca release.

Richard S. Ginell - January 31, 2022

Franz Welser-Möst guides the superb orchestra through polished and precise readings in this welcome addition to TCO’s growing catalog.

Steven Winn - January 31, 2022

Steven Beck makes a persuasive case for the Pulitzer-winning composer’s keyboard works.

Steven Winn - January 24, 2022

The pianist explores the power and mystery of repetition on her latest pandemic-era release.


Jason Victor Serinus - January 24, 2022

The mezzo’s latest recording with Kirill Kuzmin comprises new songs by 17 composers wrestling with the challenges of the current moment.

Jason Victor Serinus - January 10, 2022

A rewarding new two-disc set surveys the early works of opera’s wunderkind composer.

Richard S. Ginell - January 10, 2022

Jonas Kaufmann and Marlis Petersen shine with the Bavarian State Opera under the baton of Kirill Petrenko in this 2019 production.

Michael Zwiebach - January 4, 2022

The group’s revolutionary impact is still reverberating, but more than that, they’re popular for playing contemporary music.

Jason Victor Serinus - January 3, 2022

The 18th-century opera is delightful as ever in a recent recording led by William Christie.

Richard S. Ginell - January 3, 2022

The world-famous brother-and-sister duo deliver with a new album of cello sonatas.