Norman Lebrecht

Bernard Haitink, who died last month, was a conducting master

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

His concerto is a rag-and-bone man’s barrow trundling down a Haussmann boulevard

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

Those who listen to music with an open mind are going to have a ball with this

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

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