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.

Joe Cadagin - December 19, 2020

A new recording reveals the composer’s intriguing mesh of ideas, influences, and techniques.

Richard S. Ginell - December 19, 2020

Is the pianist’s latest recording the end of an era?

Peter Feher - December 15, 2020

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

Paul Kotapish - December 15, 2020

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

Tamzin Elliott - December 12, 2020

The singer sets her father’s melancholy poetry to evocative new music.

Richard S. Ginell - December 12, 2020

The flamboyant pianist reveals remarkable consistency in Bach-to-Bach recordings of the keyboard masterwork.

Paul Kotapish - December 8, 2020

The stirring soundtrack for the powerful documentary is now available.

Richard S. Ginell - December 7, 2020

The composer’s folk-tinged tone poems shine on a new disc of BBC Symphony Orchestra performances.

Richard S. Ginell - November 30, 2020

Daniil Trifonov’s latest album celebrates keyboard works by Scriabin, Stravinsky, and Prokofiev.

Richard S. Ginell - November 23, 2020

Vladimir Jurowski and the London Philharmonic offer the composer’s underappreciated Symphony No. 11.