Skip to main content

Welcome to our Classical recordings department, where you can browse and buy thousands of CDs, SACDs, downloads, DVDs and Blu-rays.

 Recording of the Week, Scriabin's First and Fifth Symphonies from Vasily Petrenko

Katherine Cooper

The Russian conductor and the Oslo Philharmonic are joined by pianist Kirill Gerstein for the final instalment of Scriabin's complete symphonies on LAWO.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 21st September 2018

Chris O'Reilly

A Viennese-themed recital from Barbara Hannigan, an album of real contrasts from young Scottish guitarist Sean Shibe, dramatic tenor Stuart Skelton’s debut solo recording, and the first instalment of an intriguing new project from the Danish String Quartet.

 Interview, Magdalena Kožená on French song

Katherine Cooper

The Czech mezzo talks to Katherine about recording Duparc with Robin Ticciati and the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin for their new album Aimer et mourir, out tomorrow on Linn Records.

 Gramophone Choices, Gramophone Editor's Choices - Awards Issue 2018

Chris O'Reilly

Chris introduces this month's selection, with Sir Mark Elder's period-instrument recording of Rossini's Semiramide taking pride of place as Recording of the Month.

 DVD and Blu-ray Highlights, DVD and Blu-ray Highlights - September 2018

Chris O'Reilly

Matthias Goerne's first Wozzeck on film, Ermonela Jaho's shattering Madama Butterfly, vintage Berlioz from Bernstein, and a night under the stars with Jonas Kaufmann.

New and Future releases

The Lost Music Of Canterbury
5 CDs: ($78.75) $61.75
Download from $36.75
Sir Richard Rodney Bennett: Orchestral Works, Vol. 2
SACD: ($14.50) $13.25
Download from $10.50
Brahms: The Symphonies
4 CDs: ($30.25) $26.75
Download from $8.75