A Hit Parade of Small Labels and Upstarts - The Best Classical Music Recordings of 2012

From The New York Times, December 24 2012

The young tenor Nicholas Phan again proves himself an affecting interpreter of Britten’s music. His new recording, “Still Falls the Rain,” offers seldom-heard Britten works, including “The Heart of the Matter” (revised by Peter Pears), for tenor, horn, piano and narrator (the actor Alan Cumming).

Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/21/arts/music/the-best-classical-music-recordings-of-2012.html?pagewanted=all