REVIEWS

The Strad's experts evaluate the latest string recordings

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...
Mozart: Violin Concertos no.3 in G major K216 & no.4 in D major K218, Violin...
Britten: String Quartets nos.1–3
Bassic Bach. Bach: Cello Suites no.1 in G major BWV1007, no.4 in E flat major...

Guy, Biber, Kurtág


Musicians:

Maya Homburger (Baroque violin) Barry Guy (double bass)

Haydn


Musicians:

Wilanów Quartet

Knussen


Musicians:

Leila Josefowicz*, Alexandra Wood†‡ (violin) Huw Watkins†, Ryan Wigglesworth...

Mišek


Musicians:

Szymon Marciniak (double bass) Joanna Lawrynowicz (piano)

Nikolayev, Prokofiev, Schnittke


Musicians:

Chavdar Parashkevov (violin) Natasha Kislenko (piano)

Schubert


Musicians:

Doric Quartet

Schubert, Dvořák, Janáček, Martinů, Bartók


Musicians:

Adam Mital (cello) Olimpia Tolan (piano)

Schumann & Dvořák


Musicians:

Elias Quartet, Jonathan Biss (piano)

Shostakovich & Barber


Musicians:

Dylana Jenson (violin) London Symphony Orchestra/David Lockington

Aitchison, McCabe, Moeran, Croft, D. Matthews & Rawsthorne


Musicians:

Retorica: Philippa Mo, Harriet Mackenzie (violin)

Korngold, J. Williams, Gardel (arr. Lenehan), Shostakovich...


Musicians:

Nicola Benedetti, Alexander Sitkovesky (violin) Tom Dunn (viola) Leonard Elschenbroich...

Sibelius, Szymanowski, Wieniawski, Schubert, Mendelssohn...


Musicians:

Bronislav Gimpel (violin) Martin Krause (piano) RIAS Symphony Orchestra/Fritz...

Debussy, Fauré, Britten, Bridge


Musicians:

Philip Higham (cello) Simon Lane (piano)

Bach


Musicians:

Isabelle Faust (violin)

Debussy & Ravel


Musicians:

Talich Quartet

Svendsen & Bruch


Musicians:

Tharice Virtuosi

Mendelssohn


Musicians:

Alina Ibragimova (violin) Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/Vladimir Jurowski

Bach (arr. Sitkovetsky)


Musicians:

Dmitry Sitkovetsky (violin) Yuri Zhislin (viola) Luigi Piovano (cello)

Brahms & Berg


Musicians:

Renaud Capuçon (violin) Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra/Daniel Harding

Beethoven, Armstrong, Haydn, Liszt


Musicians:

Andrej Bielow (violin) Adrian Brendel (cello) Kit Armstrong (piano)

Brittelle


Musicians:

Caroline Shaw (violin) Caleb Burhans (violin/vocals/banjo) Nadia Sirota (viola)...

Cerha


Musicians:

Stadler Quartet, Ulrike Jaeger (viola)* Sebestyén Ludmány (cello)*

Glinka, Schubert, Schumann


Musicians:

Danilo Rossi (viola) Stefano Bezziccheri (piano)

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