The New Releases Show: 9 February 2013

David reviews the latest releases and re-releases, and this week his Young Artist to Watch is the German-Japanese pianist Alice Sara Ott, whose new recording was a recent Classic FM Album of the Week.

Classic FM 2013 preview

David’s Connoisseur’s Choice, meanwhile, is David Fray’s new take on Bach’s Partitas, and he’ll also feature the acclaimed Greek violinist Leonidas Kavakos with a remarkable recording of Beethoven's violin sonatas.

Connoisseur’s Choice

JS Bach: Partitas BWV 826 & 830, Toccata BWV 911
David Fray
Virgin Classics
50999 070944 2 2

Best Bargain

Dvorak Symphony No.6; Janacek Idyll: Seattle Symphony
Gerard Schwarz
Naxos
8.572698

Album of the Week

Beethoven: The Violin Sonatas
Leonidas Kavakos
Enrico Pace
Decca
478 3523

Recording of Special Historical Significance

Brahms: Symphonies & Overtures; Ein Deutsches Requiem
Philharmonia Orchestra
Otto Klemperer
EMI Classics
50999 4 04338 2 0

Young Artist to Watch

Pictures: Alice Sara Ott
Deutsche Grammophon
479 0088

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.