Nicola Benedetti
Nicola Benedetti. Photo © Simon Fowler

What's New on Disc

From Nicola Benedetti’s “benchmark recording” of Elgar to Lang Lang’s less successful take on Bach

Hello, and welcome to a look at what’s new on disc in this inaugural, new-look Limelight. Lovers of recorded music – and by that I mean anyone who consumes it via streaming services like Spotify, by listening to ABC Classic, by downloading, or via good old-fashioned purchases of CDs and DVDs – will be delighted to know that our expert reviewers are continuing to cover a wide range of new releases online. Not only that, with the internet allowing for shorter lead times coupled with more generous word counts, readers can enjoy more timely reviews in greater depth than ever before....