REVIEWS

The Strad's experts evaluate the latest string recordings

Play. Works by Monti, Elgar, Paganini, Glazunov, Rostropovich, Fauré, Dvořák...
Brahms by Heart. Brahms: String Quartets op.51 nos.1 in C minor & 2 in A minor...
Mansurian: Double Concerto for violin and cello, Romance, Quasi parlando, Four...
The Grappelli Album
Grieg: Violin Sonata no.2 in G major op.13. Chausson: Poème op.25. Franck: Violin...
Beethoven: String Quartet in G major op.18 no.2. Bartók: String Quartet no.3...

Hefti


Musicians:

Leipzig Quartet

Weber


Musicians:

Isabelle Faust (violin) Boris Faust (viola) Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt (cello)...

Khachaturian, Lyapunov


Musicians:

Hideko Udagawa (violin) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Alan Buribayev

Klughardt


Musicians:

Pleyel Quartet, Tobias Koch (piano)

Sarasate, Ysaÿe, Saint-Saëns, Wieniawski


Musicians:

Sabrina-Vivian Höpcker (violin) Fabio Bidini (piano)

Paganini


Musicians:

Ivan Pochekin (violin) Russian Philharmonic Orchestra/Dmitry Yablonsky

Ravel, Bloch, Janáček


Musicians:

Christina Åstrand (violin) Per Salo (piano)

Saint-Saëns, Tchaikovsky


Musicians:

Stéphane Tétreault (cello) Quebec Symphony Orchestra/Fabien Gabel

Saint-Saëns, Strauss


Musicians:

Bruno Monteiro (violin) João Paulo Santos (piano)

C. Schumann, R. Schumann


Musicians:

Swiss Piano Trio

Tschetschulin, Aulin, Sinding, Carlson


Musicians:

Annemarie Åström (violin) Sonja Fräki, Emil Holmström (piano)

Various


Musicians:

2Cellos: Stjepan Hauser, Luka Sulic (cello), also featuring Elton John, Steve...

Corelli


Musicians:

Avison Ensemble/Pavlo Beznosiuk (director/violin)

Kurtág, Ligeti


Musicians:

Kim Kashkashian (viola)

Tchaikovsky


Musicians:

Trondheim Soloists

Brahms


Musicians:

Tokyo Quartet, Jon Nakamatsu (piano) Jon Manasse (clarinet)

Dvořák


Musicians:

Mario Brunello (cello) Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia/Antonio...

Enescu


Musicians:

Sherban Lupu (violin/conductor) Masumi Per Rostad (viola) Marin Cazacu, Dmitry...

Fauré


Musicians:

London Bridge Ensemble, Matthew Truscott (violin) Graham Mitchell (double bass)

Gál, Krása


Musicians:

Ensemble Epomeo: Caroline Chin (violin) David Yang (viola) Kenneth Woods (cello)

Guy, Biber, Kurtág


Musicians:

Maya Homburger (Baroque violin) Barry Guy (double bass)

Haydn


Musicians:

Wilanów Quartet

Knussen


Musicians:

Leila Josefowicz*, Alexandra Wood†‡ (violin) Huw Watkins†, Ryan Wigglesworth...

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