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.

Steven Winn - June 28, 2020

Ma reunites with a trio of expert bluegrass players on a new CD.

Richard S. Ginell - June 28, 2020

The composer’s latest major work is a symphony on par with Mahler’s Eighth.

Jason Victor Serinus - June 22, 2020

The superb soprano is in her prime on this charming collection of French art songs.

Richard S. Ginell - June 21, 2020

Prokofiev delights in blurring boundaries in his quest to bring classical music into the 21st century.

Michael Zwiebach - June 16, 2020

UPDATED June 17: Music for a holiday that is also a memorial.

Jason Victor Serinus - June 15, 2020

Soprano Anna Prohaska and pianist Julius Drake make devilishly great music inspired by the Adam and Eve myth.

Tysen Dauer - June 15, 2020

Fans and scholars will appreciate this premiere recording of a long-lost composition from the composer’s early days.

Richard S. Ginell - June 15, 2020

Three single-movement sonatas highlight the pianist’s formidable range on a sparkling new recording.

Jason Victor Serinus - June 8, 2020

Soprano Sandrine Piau and countertenor Christopher Lowrey are sublime.

Richard S. Ginell - June 6, 2020

Anna Clyne’s concerto, composed for soloist Inbal Segev, makes an impression.