David Mellor this week - 2 May

Find out which composers made it into David Mellor's classical CD highlights of the week.


CD OF THE WEEK

BACH: CANTATAS BWV 35, 169 & 170
Bernarda Fink/Freiburg Baroque Orchestra/Petra Mullejans
HARMONIA MUNDI: HMC 902016


CONNOISSEURS CHOICE

BRAHMS: A GERMAN REQUIEM
Christine Schafer/Michael Volle/Tanglewood Chorus & Boston Symphony Orchestra/James Levine
BSO CLASSIC: 0901


SPECIAL HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE

BRAHMS: PIANO CONCERTOS
Clifford Curzon/LSO/George Szell/Vienna Philharmonic/Hans Knappertsbusch
DECCA: 478 1386


BEST CD FOR AROUND A FIVER

SHOSTAKOVICH: SYMPHONY NO.11
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Vasily Petrenko
NAXOS: 8.572082


OTHER CD FEATURED

PUCCINI: ARIAS
Karine Babajanyan/Budapest Symphony Orchestra/Pier Giorgio Morandi
EMI: 50999 267731 2 4

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