Simon Foster

Beethoven: Piano Sonatas (Warner Classics)

(Déjà Review) Kovacevich’s technique is never in question, but the performances are somewhat mannered and un-spontaneous [SF]

Strauss: Works for Cello (RCA)

(Déjà Review) Isserlis’s truly heartfelt performance expresses the Don’s humour, gravity, irony and pathos with marvellous subtlety [SF]

A Beethoven Concert LSO Solti Arthaus Musik 100148 DVD

A Beethoven Concert (Arthaus Musik)

(Déjà Review) Subtle direction of the camera work adds to the very fine performances [SF]

vaughan williams london chandos

Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony (Chandos)

(Déjà Review) If you have any interest in the music of Vaughan Williams this is an almost mandatory purchase [SF][PC]