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Gramophone’s Top 10 last two years Mozart recordings

Mozart Divertimenti

Scottish Chamber Orchestra Wind Soloists 

(Linn Records)

‘These performances wonderfully capture the charm of these Mozart chamber works.’

Mozart Keyboard Music, Vol 7

Kristian Bezuidenhout fp

(Harmonia Mundi) 

‘Bezuidenhout on a fortepiano leaves rich scope for unexpected discoveries.’

Mozart Violin Concertos Nos 3, 4 & 5

Arabella Steinbacher vn Festival Strings Lucerne / Daniel Dodds

(Pentatone)

‘Steinbacher gives each passage, each phrase, its individuality

Mozart Piano Concertos Nos 18 & 22

Ronald Brautigam fp Cologne Academy / Michael Alexander Willens

(BIS)

‘A beautifully recorded performance from Ronald Brautigam.’

Mozart String Quartets Nos 14, 16 & 19

Casals Quartet

(Harmonia Mundi)

‘Cuarteto Casals shatter a glass ceiling of historic inhibitions and camouflage nothing.’

Mozart Requiem

Dunedin Consort / John Butt

(Linn Records)

‘Purely on grounds of performance alone, this is one of the finest Mozart Requiems of recent years.’

Mozart Piano Concertos Nos 20 & 25

Martha Argerich pf Orchestra Mozart / Claudio Abbado

(DG)

‘Her microscopic alterations of touch make even the most mundane run of semiquavers dance and sing.’

Mozart Piano Sonatas, Vol 1

Christian Blackshaw pf

(Wigmore Hall Live)

‘Blackshaw’s mindful yet spontaneous virtuosity and utterly alive music-making completely disarmed my scepticism.’

Mozart Sonatas for Keyboard and Violin Nos 27, 32 & 35

Christian Tetzlaff vn Lars Vogtpf

(Ondine)

‘Two musicians absolutely at the top of their game.’

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Mozart Die Zauberflöte

Sols; Chorus of Dutch National Opera Netherlands Chamber Orchestra / Marc Albrecht 

(Opus Arte)

‘A ‘people’s Magic Flute’ is how critic Mike Ashman describes this finely performed take on Mozart’s opera.’