Norman Lebrecht

Norman Lebrecht is a British commentator on music and cultural affairs, a novelist, and the author of the classical music blog Slipped Disc. He was a columnist for The Daily Telegraph from 1994 to 2002, and assistant editor of the London Evening Standard from 2002 to 2009. He tweets at @NLebrecht

Bartok, Janacek, Szymanowski (Warner)

​​Lutoslawski: Concerto for Orchestra, Partita &c (Ondine)

The best of an inspiringly musical 2023

The film should not have ignored the political and musical context to Bernstein’s life

Thomas Larcher: The Living Mountain (ECM New Series)

Folk Songs: Magdalena Kozena/Simon Rattle (Pentatone)

Valentin Bibik: Complete Sonatas for Violin and Piano (Indésens)