Schubert Album Reviews

Schubert Overture; Death and the Maiden (arr. Mahl Mahler meets Schubert

Mahler’s string-orchestra arrangement of Schubert’s fabulous string quartet was made in 1894 and this recording presents The Helsinki Strings and the Szilvays

Pieter Wispelwey, Paolo Giacometti, Schubert Duo dig deep with Schubert

Pieter Wispelwey and Paolo Giacometti's play as one mind on a collection of Schubert pieces, but their performance is let down by a harsh Scherzo

Album cover The Dark Side of Schubert

The Jerusalem Quartet throws itself into the intense, bleak music of Schubert’s famous ‘Death and the Maiden’ Quartet.

Ivana Gavrić  Schubert, List, Janáček, Rachmaninov New talent Ivana Gavrić promises much

A one-to-watch pianist Ivana Gavrić’s solo recital of works from Schubert, List, Janáček, Rachmaninov may be emotionally cool, but her talent promises much

Sonia Wieder-Atherton En Sonate Enthralling Schubert sonata

This music-making from Wieder-Atherton, Cooper and Oleg is about as compelling as it can get, with music from Schubert to Ravel

Florian Boesch Winter Daydreams

These may be songs of doom and despair but the emotion contained herein is palpable.

Schwanengesang Bostridge Schubert Bostridge at his best

Ian Bostridge's many fans will love this recording of Schubert's Schwanengesang, but his refined tenor is an acquired taste

Schubert Piano Sonatas Eldar Nebolsin A must-have Schubert disc

Nebolsin’s grasp of structure, simplicity of approach and the song-like purity of the recorded sound make this very special