Peter J Lawson

Handel Deborah Naxos 8.554785-87

Handel: Deborah (Naxos)

(Déjà Review) Tread carefully, and be warned: if you give this modestly-priced issue a miss, you’ll be depriving yourself of some truly wonderful music, expertly executed [PJL]

Shostakovich: Chamber Symphonies (BIS)

(Déjà Review) This is a challenging and absorbing listening experience [PJL]

Rossini Overtures Reiner RCA GD60837

Rossini: Overtures (RCA)

(Déjà Review) Effervescent music and the unmatched panache of Reiner’s conducting are a winning formula! [PJL]

Smetana: Má Vlast (Supraphon)

(Déjà Review) Ančerl and his wonderful orchestra are the ‘real thing’ – buy, hear and believe! [PJL]

Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 (Deutsche Grammophon)

(Déjà Review) Truly inspired performances of masterful music [PJL]

Mendelssohn, Dvořák: Piano Trios (Warner Classics)

(Déjà Review) Much beautiful playing here, polished and musical [PJL]