REVIEWS

The Strad's experts evaluate the latest string recordings

Play. Works by Monti, Elgar, Paganini, Glazunov, Rostropovich, Fauré, Dvořák...
Brahms by Heart. Brahms: String Quartets op.51 nos.1 in C minor & 2 in A minor...
Mansurian: Double Concerto for violin and cello, Romance, Quasi parlando, Four...
The Grappelli Album
Grieg: Violin Sonata no.2 in G major op.13. Chausson: Poème op.25. Franck: Violin...
Beethoven: String Quartet in G major op.18 no.2. Bartók: String Quartet no.3...

Moeran


Musicians:

Guy Johnston (cello) Rebekah Coffey (soprano) Ulster Orchestra/JoAnn Falletta

Liszt, Dohnányi, Kodály


Musicians:

Raphael Wallfisch (cello) John York (piano)

Lalo, Bruch, Mendelssohn


Musicians:

Petrof Piano Trio

Khachaturian


Musicians:

Masayuki Kino (violin) Mami Shikimori (piano)

Hindemith


Musicians:

Yuri Gandelsman (viola) Ralph Votapek (piano)

Trad.


Musicians:

Hope Wechkin (violin/voice)

Various composers


Musicians:

Anssi Karttunen (cello)

Will Martina


Musicians:

Will Martina (cello) Jason Lindner (piano/Rhodes) Richie Barshay (drums/percussion)

Corelli


Musicians:

Avison Ensemble: Pavlo Beznosiuk (violin) Richard Tunnicliffe (cello) Paula ...

Brahms, R. Schumann, C. Schumann


Musicians:

Jennifer Pike (violin) Tom Poster (piano)

Shostakovich, Beethoven


Musicians:

Valentin Berlinsky Quartet

Sciarrino, Ravel, Zinovieff/Orazbayeva, Salvador/Tsepin...


Musicians:

Aisha Orazbayeva (violin/voice) Matthew Schellhorn (piano) Peter Zinovieff (electronics)

Milton/Peerson


Musicians:

Fretwork, Michael Chance (countertenor) Sophie Yates (virginals)

Tchaikovsky


Musicians:

IPO Richter Quartet, Vladislav Krasnov (viola)* Kirill Mihanovsky (cello)*

Dvořák


Musicians:

Zuill Bailey (cello) Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra/Jun Märkl

Halvorsen


Musicians:

Birgitte Staernes, Berit Cardas†, Yi Yang¶ (violin) Povilas Syrrist-Gelgota‡...

Salva


Musicians:

Eugen Prochác, Ján Slávik (cello) Juraj Čižmarovič (violin) Nora Skuta (piano)...

Bainton, Holland, Bowen, Bantock


Musicians:

Sarah-Jane Bradley (viola) Christian Wilson (piano)

Bloch (arr. Palmer) & Bruch


Musicians:

Natalie Clein (cello) BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra/Ilan Volkov

Rolla, Lutoslawski, Kirchner, Milone, Clarke, Hindemith...


Musicians:

Katrin Melcher (viola) Martin Ostertag (cello)

Rubinstein, Vieuxtemps, Enescu, Bowen, Mendelssohn,...


Musicians:

Rivka Golani (viola) Michael Hampton (piano)

Bowen


Musicians:

Chloë Hanslip (violin) Danny Driver (piano)

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