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.

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.

Paul Kotapish - December 21, 2021

From a little storefront in Alameda, Colin Herrick ships his limited-edition records packaged in exquisite, handcrafted art to collectors around the globe.

Paul Kotapish - December 21, 2021

The pioneering mandolinist reshaped the landscape of the acoustic-music world. Here’s an introduction to his vast catalog.

Jeff Kaliss - December 19, 2021

The conductor/composer marked 2021 with a biography and a recorded compilation of his works.

Peter Feher - December 14, 2021

Offered without critique, a smorgasbord of recorded music released this year.

Paul Kotapish - December 14, 2021

Offered without critique, a smorgasbord of recorded music released this year.

Richard S. Ginell - December 13, 2021

Carpenter’s unusual repertory choices are enhanced by the one-of-a-kind International Touring Organ.

Steven Winn - December 5, 2021

Naxos releases new recordings of Mieczysław Weinberg’s The Passenger and Kevin Puts’s Silent Night.