Every Saturday night at 9pm-10pm, David Mellor reviews all the latest classical music releases.
A YouTube piano sensation tackles the music of Michael Nyman.
Her new album sees her exploring the piano music of Michael Nyman, on the occasion of his 70th birthday.
The album includes all ten solo piano transcriptions from the hit film The Piano , collected together on one album for the first time, along with complete recordings of his published music for solo piano.
David's verdict? 'The YouTube sensation is really at the top of her game and she really makes the music move.'
Choice for the Curious
The Operatic Pianist
Divine Art DDA25113
David Mellor's verdict: 'A very fine technical recording from Andrew Wright…Pure joy.'
Sibelius: Complete Symphonies
Danish National Symphony Orchestra/Leif Segerstam
Chandos CHAN 7054M
David Mellor's verdict: 'Sometimes there is a lack of weight to the strings, but I would still give this high marks.'
Album of the Week
Chasing Piano - The Piano Music of Michael Nyman
David Mellor's verdict: 'The YouTube sensation is really at the top of her game and she really makes the music move.'
The Great Recordings
Sir Malcolm Sargent
Warner Classics 2564634121
David Mellor's verdict: 'Full of marvellous works…Well worth investigating.'
Young Artist to Watch
Dvorak: Cello Concerto
David Mellor's verdict: 'Highly enjoyable…she is clearly a big talent.'