I'm assembling my list of notable CDs of 2013, and have much listening and re-listening before me. Here, though, are three discs (or boxes) that are certain to make the final cut:
— Liza Lim, Tongue of the Invisible; Omar Ebrahim, Uri Caine, Ensemble musikFabrik (Wergo)
— George Benjamin, Written on Skin; Barbara Hannigan, Bejun Mehta, Christopher Purves, Benjmain conducting the Mahler Chamber Orchestra (Nimbus)
— Britten: The Complete Works (Decca)
I've updated my list of recommended CDs.