Lebrecht’s Album of the Week

The 1934 suite by Ralph Vaughan Williams demands a sympathy for the rolling contours of the English countryside

The Ballad of Mauthausen ranks among the most beautiful music ever written about the Nazi Holocaust

I can imagine Kapustin in the background, smiling at his piano, during this breath-taking revival

What Rouse wrote was an intimate series of love letters to the orchestra

Feinberg / Winterberg: The lost works (Melism)

Norman Lebrecht is left wanting more Dutilleux

Norman Lebrecht breaks a rule in his review of The Mermaid

Norman Lebrecht reviews Shostakovich: Violin concertos 1&2, performed by Alina Ibragimova and the State Symphony Orchestra of Russia