Best Albums of 2013 Best Albums of 2013 Best Albums of 2013 Best Albums of 2013
Best Albums of 2013 Best Albums of 2013 Best Albums of 2013 Best Albums of 2013


Accentus - Janácek: Brumes d'Enfance
Herbert Blomstedt - Beethoven: Missa Solemnis
The Brabant Ensemble, Stephen Rice - Palestrina: Missa Ad coenam Agni
Lucy Crowe, La Nuova Musica, David Bates - Vivaldi: Dixit Dominus; In furore iustissimae irae; Handel: Dixit Dominus
Stéphane Denève - Francis Poulenc: Stabat Mater; Les Biches
Franco Fagioli, Il Pomo d'Oro, Riccardo Minasi - Arias for Caffarelli
Elīna Garanča, Jonas Kaufmann, Daniel Barenboim - Verdi: Requiem
Valery Gergiev - Wagner: Die Walküre
Matthias Goerne, Ensemble Resonanz, Thomas Larcher - Hanns Eisler: Ernste Gesänge; Lieder with piano
The Hilliard Ensemble - Prayers and Praise: Vocal Music by Alexander Raskatov
Wolfgang Holzmair, Andreas Haefliger - Schubert: Winterreise
Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Ivari Ilja - In This Moonlit Night
René Jacobs, RIAS Kammerchor, Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin - Bach: Matthäus-Passion
Marek Janowski - Bruckner: Mass No. 3
Marek Janowski - Wagner: Tannhäuser
Samuel Jean - Bizet: Le Docteur Miracle
The Choir of Kings College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury - Britten: Saint Nicolas
King's College Choir of Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury - Mozart: Requiem Realisations
The King’s Consort, Robert King - Couperin: Trois Leçons de Ténèbres
The King's Singers - Jean Richafort: Requiem - Tributes to Josquin Desprez
Aleksandra Kurzak - Bel Raggio: Rossini Arias
Petra Lang, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Iván Fischer - Wagner: Götterdämmerung; Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg; Siegfried-Idyll
Latvian State Choir, Máris Sirmais - Gabriel Jackson: A Ship with Unfurled Sails
Stephen Layton - Bach: Christmas Oratorio
Václav Luks - Bach: Mass in B minor
Bejun Mehta - Che Puro Ciel: The Rise of Classical Opera
Les Musiciens de Saint-Julien, Francois Lazarevitch - Je Voy le Bon Tens Venir
Riccardo Muti - Saverio Mercadante: I due Figaro
Mark Padmore, Britten Sinfonia, Nicholas Daniel - Vaughan Williams: Ten Blake Songs; On Wenlock Edge; Dove: The End; Warlock: The Curlew
Patricia Petibon, Orchestre de Paris, Paavo Järvi - Poulenc: Stabat Mater; Gloria; Litanies à la Vierge noire
Choir of Queen's College, Oxford, Owen Rees, Brook Street Band - Handel, Scarlatti: Dixit Dominus
Owen Rees, Contrapunctus - Libera nos: The Cry of the Oppressed
Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London, Britten Sinfonia, Rupert Gough - Korvits: Kreek's Notebook
Xavier Sabata, Il Pomo d'Oro, Riccardo Minasi - Handel: Bad Guys
Die Singphoniker - Rheinberger: Du sonnige wonnige Welt
Stile Antico - Phoenix Rising
Tenebrae, Nigel Short - Alexander Levine: The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom
Michael Tilson Thomas, San Francisco Symphony - Beethoven: Cantata on the Death of Emperor Joseph II; Symphony No. 2
Rolando Villazón, Mojca Erdmann, Yannick Nézet-Séguin - Mozart: Così fan tutte
Vocalconsort Berlin, James Wood - Carlo Gesualdo: Sacrae Cantiones, Liber Secundus