Lebrecht’s Album of the Week

Orchestras should be ashamed of their aversion to the composer

2021 has yielded more memorable albums than you can count on the fingers of two hands

British pianist Peter Donohoe’s recital is a perfect pick-me-up for Covid gloom

I was completely absorbed by this opera as a sound production — maybe one day I’ll get to see the whole show

The Larghetto’s organic optimism transcends present woes and looks to bright eternity

Taken together, it’s not the kind of music you want to hear in isolation

When asked “which Hindemith should I try first?”, I’m lost for an answer

Intelligent and well played though it is, Franziska Lee’s album of Londonoid piano pieces can’t make a bad sonata better

This debut album is a treat for the senses and a tonic for tired tastes

The atmosphere is so thick you’d need a charcuterie knife to cut it