Classical

The Riot Club; Ming at the British Museum; percussionist Colin Currie

The Riot Club, whose cast includes Max Irons and Jessica Brown Findlay, is a film based on Laura Wade's play Posh, about a fictional elite Oxford University male members club. Rachel Cooke reviews.

The Riot Club; Ming at the British Museum; percussionist Colin Currie

The Riot Club, whose cast includes Max Irons and Jessica Brown Findlay, is a film based on Laura Wade's play Posh, about a fictional elite Oxford University male members club. Rachel Cooke reviews.

Metal, Wood, Skin: The Colin Currie Percussion Festival - Royal Festival Hall

Metal, Wood, Skin: The Colin Currie Percussion Festival is both an exploration of Colin’s formidable talent and also the amazing range of cutting-edge music being written specifically for him.

From the Imperial Court - Stile Antico

One of Europe's most extraordinary ruling dynasties, the Hapsburgs ruled greater or lesser portions of Europe from the 11th century until 1918, their heyday coinciding with the supreme musical flourishing of the 16th century. Their rule saw a particular i

Brahms: Complete Songs Vol.5 "Romanzen aus L Tieck’s Magelone" - Christopher Maltman, Graham Johnson

A new recording from renowned recitalist and winner of the Lieder Prize at the 1997 Cardiff Singer of the World Competition, Christopher Maltman. Graham Johnson is both accompanist and curator of this series that presents the entire piano-accompanied song

Radio Rewrite - Steve Reich

Radio Rewrite is a 2012 work for instrumental ensemble by American composer Steve Reich (born 1936),inspired by two songs by British rock band Radiohead, Jigsaw Falling into Place and Everything in Its Right Place. The piece represents the first time that

Until at Last, Night Closes in - Gerald Krampl

This new album from the pianist features 14 newly composed tracks in a neo-classical and classical new age style.

Jommelli: Tirsi - Soprano Cantatas - Yetzabel Arias Fernandez

Nicolò Jommelli, the 300th anniversary of whose birth will be marked in September 2014, enjoyed a brilliant career during the course of which he was active at the most important theatres and ecclesiastical institutions in Naples, Rome, Venice, Bologna, V

Stile Antico: From the Imperial Court review marvellously varied and powerful music

(Harmonia Mundi)The antique style of the conductorless choir Stile Antico is now familiar: impeccably tuned, carefully moulded, beautifully presented singing of intelligently planned anthologies. This latest brings together music for the Hapsburg court, f

Spohr: Die Letzten Dinge CD review fine singing from the Salzburg Bach Choir

Matthews/Goeldner/Ovenden/Foster-Williams/Salzburg Bach Choir and Mozarteum Orchestra/Bolton(Oehms)The 19th century regarded Louis Spohr (1784-1859) as one of its great composers, and Die Letzten Dinge (1826) was popular and influential in its time. The t