This month’s list of Australia’s top 20 classical music albums.

No 1

PUCCINI Madama Butterfly
Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour, Opera Australia
ABC CLASSICS 0762903

Buy this DVD


No 2

ANZAC VOICES
Various

ABC CLASSICS 4811626 (2CD)

Buy This Album


No 3

TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker (DVD)
The Australian Ballet

ABC CLASSICS 0762911

Buy This DVD


No 4

ELEGY Music of a New Dawn from the Shadows of World War I
Various Artists

ABC CLASSICS 4822433

Buy This Album


No 5

ISLAND SONGS
Amy Dickson saxophone
ABC CLASSICS 4811703

Buy This Album


No 6

REINVENTIONS
Genevieve Lacey recorders, Flinders Quartet

ABC CLASSICS 4811562

Buy This Album


No 7

GRAINGER Piano Works
Leslie Howard piano

ABC CLASSICS 4811601

Buy This Album


No 8

VIVALDI The Four Seasons
Jane Rutter flute 

ABC CLASSICS 48113217

Buy This Album


No 9

SOKOLOV The Salzburg Recital
Grigory Sokolov piano 

DECCA 4794342

Buy This Album


No 10

KOEHNE Time Is A River
Paul Dean clarinet, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra/Richard Mills

ABC CLASSICS 4811480

Buy This Album


No 11

BACH St. Matthew Passion
Academy of Ancient Music/Richard Egarr

ABC CLASSICS 4811564

Buy This Album


No 12

IN SEARCH OF CHOPIN (DVD)
Phil Grabsky director 

SEVENTH ART SEV182


No 13

SONGS MY MOTHER TAUGHT ME
Nemanja Radulovic violin

DG 4794924

Buy This Album


No 14

LIVE FROM LUGANO 2014
Martha Argerich and friends

WARNERS 2564613460

Buy This Album


No 15

SMÖRGÅSBORD! Music from Sweden
The Marais Project

MOVE MCD512

Buy This Album


No 16

MOZART Piano Sonatas (2CD)
Marc-André Hamelin piano
HYPERION CDA68029

Buy This Album


No 17

HANDEL Messiah (2CD)
Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood

DECCA 4788160

Buy This Album


No 18

SMETANA String Quartets
Pavel Haas Quartet

SUPRAPHON SU41722

Buy This Album


No 19

HAYDN The Symphonies (32CD)
Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood

DECCA 4806900


No 20

FIAMMA DEL BELCANTO
Diana Damrau soprano, Orchestra Teatro Regio Torino/Giandrea Noseda

WARNERS 2564616674

Buy This Album