SACD issues of Bennett's opera The Mines of Sulphur, a collection of choral works of MacMillan, and Gorecki's Symphony No. 3 and Canticum Graduum performed by Sinfonia Varsovia conducted by Alain Altinoghu (CHANDOS / HYPERION / NÄIVE)

SACD issues of Vivaldi's Gloria and Bach's Magnificat performed by Boston Baroque directed by Martin Pearlman, Handel's Messiah with Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducting, and Volume 6 of Rossini's piano music played by Paulo Giacometti (TELARC / RCA DHM / CHANNEL CLASSICS)

SACD issues of Tchaikovsky's Suite No. 3 and The Fairy's Kiss by Stravinsky wth the Russian National Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Jurowski, Strauss's Elektra featuring soprano Deborah Polaski with Semyon Bychkov conducting, and orchestral works of Felix Weingartner with the Basel Symphony conducted by Marko Letonja (PENTATONE / PROFI / cpo)

SACD issues of Mozart's wind concertos played by members of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, organ music of Bach and Liszt played by Daniel Chorzempa, and the piano quartets of Brahms played by violist Walter Trampler with the Beaux Arts Trio (PENTATONE)

SACD issues of music of Mark Anthony Turnage played by the London Philharmonic, music of Janacek featuring The Eternal Gospel conducted by Ilan Volkov, and choral music of Theofanidis, Del Tredici and Bernstein performed by the Atlanta Symphony Chorus and Ochestra conuctd by Robert Spano (LPO / HYPERION / TELARC)

Music of Boris Tchaikovsky: piano and clarinet concertos and Signs of the Zodiac, and Robert Craft conducts Stravinsky's Pulcinella and Le baiser de la fee (NAXOS)

Music of Alan Hovhaness: Symphonies 4, 20 and 53, and Prayer of Saint Gregory performed by John Wallace, trumpet, with the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama Wind Orchestra conducted by Keith Brion (NAXOS).

"Piano Concertos of the 20th Century" by Antheil, Gershwin, Ravel, Schulhoff, Copland and Honegger performed by Michael Rische with orchestras conducted by Christoph Poppen, Steven Sloane, Israel Yinon, Wayne Marshall and Gunther Schuller (ARTE NOVA)

Margaret Brouwer's Aurolucent Circles and other works performed by percussionist Evelyn Glennie, with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic conducted by Gerard Schwarz, and Symphony No. 6 by Philip Glass with soprano Lauren Flanigan, recitation by Alans Ginsburg, with Dennis Russell Davies conducting (NAXOS / ORANGE MOUNTAIN)

Mahler's symphonies and Das Lied von der Erde conducted by Leonard Bernstein on DVD video, with the Vienna Philharmonic, London Symphony and Israel Philharmonic orchestras—plus rehearsals (DEUTSCHE GRAMOPHON DVD VIDEO)

Max Bruch's Das Lied von der Glocke performed by soloists with chorus and orchestra conducted by Jac van Steen (cpo)

Music of Judith Lang Zaimont including Sacred Service for the Sabbath Evening, with soloists, chorus and orchestra conducted by Gerard Schwarz, Michael Brewer and Nick Strimple (NAXOS)

Historic reissues of recordings of Bidu Sayão, Anton Dermota, Olimpia Boronat, Armida Parsi-Pettinella, Josef Herrmann, Maria Nemeth, Miliza Korjus, and a 1957 Covent Garden performance of Tosca with Zinka Milanov and Franco Corelli (PREISER / HÄNNSLER / OPERA D'ORO)