Beethoven: Symphonies 1-9 (Bruggen)

In this outstanding Dutch cycle, Beethoven is the star.

Schubert: Complete Symphonies (Minkowski)

A live, period-instrument Schubert cycle that takes risks.

TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphonies No 1–3 (LSO/Valery Gergiev)

Russian roulette pays off – Gergiev gambles with his countryman’s lesser-known symphonies

Top 12 great symphonies you probably haven't heard

Our critics unearth 12 symphonic masterworks overlooked by history.

BEETHOVEN: The Symphonies; Overtures (Gewandhaus/Chailly)

This beautifully presented 5-CD set is a rather brilliant fusion of the old and the new.

SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphonies Nos 6,12 (Royal LiverpoolPO/Petrenko)

Not even Petrenko can do much with the turkey that is the Twelfth Symphony.

BOWEN: Symphonies Nos 1-2 (BBC Philharmonic/Davis)

Chandos and Sir Andrew Davis have put us in their debt for unearthing these scores.

Adelaide Symphony Orchestra pay rise battle resolved

Musicians and management reach agreement after 17 months of negotiations.

The Mahler symphonies: What's in a name?

On the centenary of Mahler's death, we investigate the origins of the sometimes enigmatic titles given to his symphonies.

SIBELIUS: Symphonies Nos 4 & 5 (New Zealand Symphony Orchestra/Inkinen)

Pietari Inkinen continues to build on the synergy he has achieved with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in this impressive Sibelius cycle.
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