The New Releases Show: 25 August

David’s Album of the Week is a new recording by Avi Avital of Bach Concertos

David reviews the latest releases, and this week his Young Artist to watch is an album featuring young pianist Daniil Trifonov performing with the Mariinsky Orchestra. David’s Album of the Week is a recording by Avi Avital of Bach Concertos and his Best for Beginners highlights one of the most enduringly popular ballets, Romeo and Juliet.

Best Bargain

American Classics: Imaginary Landscapes
Sounds Of America
EMI Classics

Choice for the Curious

Bennett: My Dancing Day
BBC Singers
Paul Brough
Signum
SIGCD293

Best for Beginners

Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet (Highlights)
National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine
Andrew Mogrelia
Naxos
8572928

Album of the Week

Bach Concertos
Avi Avital
DG
4790092

Connoisseur’s Choice

Handel: Saul
The Sixteen
Coro
COR16103

Young Artist to Watch

Tchaikovsky
Piano Concerto No.1
Daniil Trifonov
Mariinsky Orchestra
Valery Gergiev
MAR0530

The New Releases Show

The New CD Show With David Mellor on Classic FM The New Releases Show

Every Saturday night at 9pm-10pm, David Mellor reviews all the latest classical music releases.