My album of the year, 2013

My album of the year, 2013


norman lebrecht

December 09, 2013

Here are some clues:

– it does not feature the accordion,

– or the mandolin,

– or any electronic gimmickry;

– it was released as far back as January. And it got through the year unbeaten.

Click here for a record summary of 2013.

hmv gramophone


  • TMM says:

    Please add Hilary Hahn’s Encores to the list!

  • Petros Linardos says:

    Judging from Norman’s reviews and my own experience, quite a few first class recordings were of recent performances were released in 2013. Reports of the death of the classical recording industry have been exaggerated. The state of the major labels is another matter.