December 22, 2023

‘Broken Branches’ one of The New York Times’ Best Classical Music Albums of 2023

Broken Branches, performed by Karim Sulayman and Sean Shibe, is selected as one of the Best Classical Music Albums of 2023 by The New York Times!

This year, there wasn’t anything in classical music quite like this thoughtful program of songs, arranged for Karim Sulayman’s alluring voice and Sean Shibe’s expressive guitar, that create dialogues across cultures and centuries — raising complicated questions about identity, exoticization and exchange along the way — while providing an absolutely beautiful listening experience.

Joshua Barone

Read the full list HERE.