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Tuesday November 29th
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Violin Concerto Jakov Gotovac (1895-1982) Kolo Symphonique,
Koleda Igor Ozim (violin) Orch. Philhar. de Zagreb/Milan
1958/1961 FORGOTTEN RECORDS FR2079 
A welcome restoration of Igor Ozim’s Beethoven.
Leo Blech (1871–1958) Alpenkönig und Menschenfeind Aachen Opera Symphony Orchestra/Christopher Ward rec. 2021 CAPRICCIO C5478 [2 CDs: 125]
An extremely valuable, well-presented first recording of a neglected work.
Ronald Hannah (b. 1945)
Chamber works CANADIAN MUSIC CENTRE PGM2102-2 
A creative traditionalist whose chamber works exude lyricism and dance.
Matthew Kaner (b. 1986)
Chamber Music Goldfield Ensemble, Mark Simpson (basset
clarinet), Guy Johnston (cello) rec. 2022 DELPHIAN DCD34231 
Music that I found easier to admire than enjoy.
Gustav Mahler (1860–1911)
Symphony No 5 Czech Philharmonic Orchestra/Semyon Bychkov rec. 2021 PENTATONE PTC5187021 
A refreshing take on a much performed symphony.
Paul Paray (1886–1979)
Works for Piano Vol 2 Katia Krivocochenko (piano) rec. 2020/21 CIAR CC006 
A second volume of delights showcasing Paray’s melodious invention.
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Works for Solo Piano Vol 6 - Piano Sonata D845, Impromptus Barry Douglas (piano) rec. 2021 CHANDOS CHAN20253  [MG]
Douglas’ focus is ever clear yet the works’ variety is vibrantly revealed.
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