The three music crtics of the Telegraph newspaper in London, Igor Toronyi-Lalic, John Allison, and Michael Kennedy have compiled a list of 100 best classical recordings. The categories are
3) Piano Solo
4) Early and Baroque
7) 20th Century
9) 20th-Century English
Plus 10 rules to listen by including the last one:
Names to avoid
Karajan, Ashkenazy, Kissin, Lang Lang, Maazel, Mrs Mills and Richard Clayderman. Forget you ever knew these people.
FYI: John Allison is also the editor of Opera, and I write reviews of Portland Opera productions for that magazine.