Classical Music

Astor Piazzolla is so intimately identified with Buenos Aires that his wider relevance is often missed

The Solem Quartet are my frontrunners for the best new talent in 2021

I would happily subscribe to an emergent series of forgotten Polish treasures if the quality remained this high

Listening to Kapustin in 2021 is an act of nostalgia, a gesture of defiance to the dictates of fashion

Dohnanyi is as multicultural as they come — he must be due a comeback

Alice Sara Ott gives Frederic Chopin’s preludes a “dazzling” contemporary twist

The first duty of a conductor is to imagine a world without noise

Goosby has all the technique anyone could need — but he still has a lot to learn about taste and selection

Ten minutes of Villa-Lobos and you’re ready for carnival

Norman Lebrecht gifts five stars for this “astonishing” revival of work from the late, great film composer, Nino Rota