Every Saturday night at 9pm-10pm, David Mellor reviews all the latest classical music releases.
The Brodsky Quartet tackle the American repertoire in David Mellor's Album of the Week.
This week, David Mellor's Album of the Week comes from the imaginative Brodsky Quartet who are exploring the sound of America through music written for string quartet.
It's a passionate and elegant album, capturing the spirit and pathos of the new world - and David's verdict: "Brilliantly played…The highest quality of music making."
Choice for the Curious
Your Tuneful Voice: Handel Oratorio Arias
Iestyn Davies/The Kings Consort/Robert King
David's verdict: "Iestyn Davies is establishing a world wide reputation. A great job!"
Delius in Norway
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Andrew Davis
David's verdict: "Lots of interesting pieces here and a great Chandos release, starting the year as they mean to go on."
Album of the week
New World Quartets
Chandos - CHAN10801
David's verdict: "Brilliantly played…The highest quality of music making."
How Sweet the sound
David's verdict: "You can't go far wrong with this"
Choice for the very curious
C.P.E. Bach: Wurttemberg Sonatas
David's verdict: "An expectional player. I looking forward to much more from him."