Our classical editors were very busy in September, including the latest from brass septet Septura, violin interpretations of classic Hollywood music, and outstanding piano renditions of Bach's fugues.




Blair Sanderson

Behzod Abduraimov, Juraj Valcuha - Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No.1; Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No.3
Daniel Barenboim - Schubert: Piano Sonatas
Lisa Batiashvili - Bach
Armonico Consort, Christopher Monks - On Christmas Night
Natalie Clein, Andrew Manze, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra - The Romantic Cello Concerto, Vol. 5: Saint-Saëns
Stephen Cleobury, Choir of King's College, Cambridge - Fauré: Requiem; Cantique de Jean Racine; Messe Basse
Dennis Russell Davies, Maki Namekawa, Basel Symphony Orchestra - Stravinsky: Le Sacre du printemps
Frédéric Desenclos - Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier
Laurence Equilbey, Accentus, Insula Orchestra - Mozart: Requiem
Elina Garanca - Meditation
Valery Gergiev, London Symphony Orchestra - Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique; Overture - Waverley [SACD+Blu-Ray]
Alan Gilbert, New York Philharmonic - Carl Nielsen: Symphony No. 4, "The Inextinguishable"; Symphony No. 1
Bernard Haitink - Haydn: Die Schöpfung
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Concentus Musicus Wien - The Last Symphonies: Mozart's Instrumental Oratorium
Patrick Hawes - Angel
Angela Hewitt - Bach: The Art of Fugue
Neeme Järvi, Truls Mørk, L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande - Neeme Järvi Conducts Massenet
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Orchestre Métropolitaine - Bruckner 3: Version Originale, 1873
Hervé Niquet, Flemish Radio Choir, Brussels Philharmonic Soloists - Gabriel Fauré: Requiem
Peter Oundjian, Toronto Symphony Orchestra - Rimsky-Korsakov: Sheherazade
Gerard Schwarz, Colburn Orchestra - Mahler: Symphony No. 5
Robert Spano, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra - Vaughan Williams: Dona nobis pacem; Symphony No. 4; The Lark Ascending
Markus Stenz - Mahler: Symphonies Nos. 9 & 10 (Adagio)
Kirsten Sturm - Hindemith: Organ Sonatas Nos. 1-3; Eleven Interludes from Ludus Tonalis; Two Organ Pieces
Christian Tetzlaff, John Storgårds, Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra - Shostakovich: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2
Tokyo String Quartet - Beethoven: The Complete String Quartets
Johannes Wildner, ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien - Johann Nepomuk David: Symphonies Nos. 1, 6

James Manheim

Pierre-Laurent Aimard - Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier I
Alison Balsom - Paris
Alessio Bax - Alessio Bax plays Beethoven
Ian Bostridge - Britten: Songs
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, Dmitri Ensemble, Graham Ross - Lux de Caelo: Music for Christmas
Concerto Italiano, Rinaldo Alessandrini - Monteverdi: Vespro solenni per la Festa di San Marco
Dennis Russell Davies, Basel Symphony Orchestra - Philip Glass: Symphony No. 4 "Heroes"
Dennis Russell Davies - Philip Glass: Spuren der Verirrten (The Lost)
Carolina Eyck, Annu Salminen, Lapland Chamber Orchestra, John Storgårds - Kalevi Aho: Theremin Concerto; Horn Concerto
JoAnn Falletta, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra - Bartók: Kossuth; Two Portraits; Suite No. 1
Rumon Gamba, BBC National Orchestra of Wales - Overtures from the British Isles
Valery Gergiev, London Symphony Orchestra - Brahms: Symphonies Nos. 3 & 4
Choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, Geoffrey Webber - Dormi Jesu: A Caius Christmas
Benjamin Grosvenor - Dances
Harmonie Ensemble New York, Steven Richman - Henry Mancini: Music for Peter Gunn
Daniel Hope - Escape to Paradise: The Hollywood Album
Gli Incogniti, Amandine Beyer - Milhaud: L'Orestie D'eschyle
Sunwook Kim, Alban Gerhardt, Wu Wei, Myung-Whun Chung - Unsuk Chin: 3 Concertos
Nina Kotova - Bach: The Cello Suites
Marie-Pierre Langlamet, Anna Prohaska, Ludwig Quandt, Lara St. John - Schubert
Igor Levit - Bach: Partitas BWV 825-830
Ji Liu - Piano Reflections
New York Polyphony - Sing Thee Nowell
Alice Sara Ott, Francesco Tristano - Scandale
Joanne Polk - Flatterer: Piano Music of Cécile Chaminade
Polyphony, Stephen Layton - Arvo Pärt
Jean-Guihen Queyras, Alexander Melnikov - Beethoven: Complete Works for Violoncello & Piano
Gennady Rozhdestvensky, USSR State Symphony Orchestra - Ralph Vaughan Williams: Symphonies
Gernot Schulz - Franz Schubert: Adrast; Szene aus Faust; Lieder
Septura - Music for Brass Septet, Vol. 1
Maurice Steger, I Barocchisti, Diego Fasolis - Vivaldi: Concerti per flauto
Tippett Quartet - Panufnik, Lutoslawski: String Quartets
Simon Trpceski, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Vasily Petrenko - Tchaikovsky: Piano Concertos 1 & 2
Mitsuko Uchida, Cleveland Orchestra - Mozart: Piano Concertos 18, K456 & 19, K459
Choir of Westminster Abbey, Britten Sinfonia, James O'Donnell - Music for Remembrance
Westminster Cathedral Choir, Martin Baker - Byrd: The Three Masses; Ave Verum Corpus
Lawrence Zazzo - A Royal Trio
Zhu Xiao-Mei - Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge