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Best Classical Music Albums of 2018 (Top 5)

This has been a great year for classical music and I've found it really hard to select only 5 releases. Many of...

Roma, Alfonso Cuarón

Roma is a semi-autobiographical film where we witness a series of scenes inspired by the director's upbringing in 70s Mexico. Presented in...

A Star is Born, Bradley Cooper

Title: A Star is BornDirector: Bradley CooperRelease: 2018 This is exemplary Hollywood. A true love story without any clichés...

Bohemian Rhapsody, Bryan Singer

Τitle: Bohemian RhapsodyDirector: Bryan SingerReleased: 2018 When you hear that a biopic of the rock music band Queen and...

The Naked Woman, Armonía Somers

Title: The Naked WomanAuthor: Armonía Somers Published: 2018, Feminist Press (translated by Kit Maude) Apple Tree I, 1912, by...

Philip Glass, Symphony 11, Dennis Russell Davies

Philip Glass, Symphony 11Bruckner Orchester LinzDennis Russell Davies (conductor)Orange Mountain Music Philip Glass, the non-minimalist composer

Víkingur Ólafsson, Bach & Philip Glass

Music Reviews: Philip Glass, Piano Works (selection) Víkingur Ólafsson (pianist) Deutsche Grammophon Bach, Solo Piano Works (selection) Víkingur Ólafsson (pianist) Deutsche Grammophon   Philip Glass I have listened to a lot of different recordings of the...

The Taiga Syndrome, Cristina Rivera Garza

Book Review: Title: The Taiga Syndrome Author: Cristina Rivera Garza Published: Dorothy, a publishing project (October 2018) The fairy tale imagery is apparent from the very beginning. But this...

Mahler Symphony 6, Currentzis, MusicAeterna

Review: Mahler, Symphony 6 "Tragic" MusicAeterna Teodor Currentzis (conductor) Sony Classical This is not just another Mahler 6th. And this is no easy thing to say considering that the competition...

Rachmaninov Piano Concertos 2 & 4, Trifonov/Nézet-Séguin/The Philadelphia Orchestra

Rachmaninov, Piano Concertos 2 & 4 Daniil Trifonov (piano) The Philadelphia Orchestra Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor) Deutsche Grammophon, October 2018 When a piece of music is among your favourite works of...