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BBC Music Magazine

Jun 01 2021
Magazine

BBC Music Magazine is a must for anyone with a passion for classical music. Classical music connoisseurs and new enthusiast alike will enjoy the fascinating features and reviews of over 120 new works in every issue.

THIS MONTH’S CONTRIBUTORS

Welcome

BBC Music Magazine

LETTER of the MONTH

Have your say… • Write to: The editor, BBC Music Magazine, Eagle House, Colston Avenue, Bristol, BS1 4ST Email: music@classical-music.com Social media: contact us on Facebook and Twitter

Pappano to take up LSO baton on Rattle’s departure • Maestro announced as the London Symphony Orchestra’s chief conductor from 2024

Manhattan performers find a new outlet for their music

THE MONTH IN NUMBERS

Sound Bites

Rising Stars • Three to look out for…

Paul Robeson creates waves with Moscow appearance

Also in June 1949

Bear with me while I write a few notes…

DÉJÀ VU • History just keeps on repeating itself...

Žibuokle Martinaityte

Studio Secrets • We reveal who’s recording what and where...

REWIND • Great artists talk about their past recordings

Buried Treasure • Trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth introduces favourite recordings from her collection

Cartoon capers • With its musical references and stylistic innovations, the music for Bugs Bunny and Tom and Jerry cartoons was way ahead of its time, argues Tom Service

FAREWELL TO…

CRITIC’S CHOICE

Music to my ears • What the classical world has been listening to this month

CRITIC’S CHOICE

Our Choices • The BBC Music Magazine team’s current favourites

Richard Morrison • Here are the ten concert works that scare the living daylights out of me

Bass mettle • Approaching his 75th birthday, Willard White is one of today’s most honoured bass-baritones, acclaimed for his tremendous variety of roles in opera and on the dramatic stage. Yet, he tells

The White stuff • Six of the singer’s best recordings

Strong characters • White’s favourite roles

Caroline Shaw • The Pulitzer Prize-winning composer tells Kate Wakeling how experiences from violin lessons as a child to touring with Kanye West have all helped to shape her musical imagination

Music with bite • Roomful of Teeth

Opera returns home • Ambitious plans are afoot to rebuild the world’s very first opera house more than 200 years since it was demolished, as George Hall reports

Major arias • Five Italian opera houses

Haunting melodies • Ashutosh Khandekar explores how the supernatural in opera has served to express both our deepest fears and darkest desires

Ghost at the Garnier • Opera’s famous phantom

Making waves • Delia Derbyshire was a pioneering electronic composer whose influence spread far beyond the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, says Steph Power

Discovering Delia • In Coventry and on air

Top drawers • With their various eccentricities and foibles, composers have proved an absolute gift for caricaturists and cartoonists over the last couple of centuries. Here are some of the best…

FESTIVAL GUIDE 2021

Indianapolis United States • The Midwestern city famous for its auto racing is also host to one of the world’s top piano competitions, as David Lindquist reports

Wes Montgomery

Farrenc’s style

Louise Farrenc • Though multi-faceted and mightily gifted, the French composer could easily have gone entirely unnoticed, as Jessica Duchen explains

FARRENC Life&Times

The composer

Songs of Farewell Hubert Parry • Parry’s own death gives these six late choral masterpieces an added poignancy, says Clare Stevens as she explores the best...


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BBC Music Magazine is a must for anyone with a passion for classical music. Classical music connoisseurs and new enthusiast alike will enjoy the fascinating features and reviews of over 120 new works in every issue.

THIS MONTH’S CONTRIBUTORS

Welcome

BBC Music Magazine

LETTER of the MONTH

Have your say… • Write to: The editor, BBC Music Magazine, Eagle House, Colston Avenue, Bristol, BS1 4ST Email: music@classical-music.com Social media: contact us on Facebook and Twitter

Pappano to take up LSO baton on Rattle’s departure • Maestro announced as the London Symphony Orchestra’s chief conductor from 2024

Manhattan performers find a new outlet for their music

THE MONTH IN NUMBERS

Sound Bites

Rising Stars • Three to look out for…

Paul Robeson creates waves with Moscow appearance

Also in June 1949

Bear with me while I write a few notes…

DÉJÀ VU • History just keeps on repeating itself...

Žibuokle Martinaityte

Studio Secrets • We reveal who’s recording what and where...

REWIND • Great artists talk about their past recordings

Buried Treasure • Trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth introduces favourite recordings from her collection

Cartoon capers • With its musical references and stylistic innovations, the music for Bugs Bunny and Tom and Jerry cartoons was way ahead of its time, argues Tom Service

FAREWELL TO…

CRITIC’S CHOICE

Music to my ears • What the classical world has been listening to this month

CRITIC’S CHOICE

Our Choices • The BBC Music Magazine team’s current favourites

Richard Morrison • Here are the ten concert works that scare the living daylights out of me

Bass mettle • Approaching his 75th birthday, Willard White is one of today’s most honoured bass-baritones, acclaimed for his tremendous variety of roles in opera and on the dramatic stage. Yet, he tells

The White stuff • Six of the singer’s best recordings

Strong characters • White’s favourite roles

Caroline Shaw • The Pulitzer Prize-winning composer tells Kate Wakeling how experiences from violin lessons as a child to touring with Kanye West have all helped to shape her musical imagination

Music with bite • Roomful of Teeth

Opera returns home • Ambitious plans are afoot to rebuild the world’s very first opera house more than 200 years since it was demolished, as George Hall reports

Major arias • Five Italian opera houses

Haunting melodies • Ashutosh Khandekar explores how the supernatural in opera has served to express both our deepest fears and darkest desires

Ghost at the Garnier • Opera’s famous phantom

Making waves • Delia Derbyshire was a pioneering electronic composer whose influence spread far beyond the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, says Steph Power

Discovering Delia • In Coventry and on air

Top drawers • With their various eccentricities and foibles, composers have proved an absolute gift for caricaturists and cartoonists over the last couple of centuries. Here are some of the best…

FESTIVAL GUIDE 2021

Indianapolis United States • The Midwestern city famous for its auto racing is also host to one of the world’s top piano competitions, as David Lindquist reports

Wes Montgomery

Farrenc’s style

Louise Farrenc • Though multi-faceted and mightily gifted, the French composer could easily have gone entirely unnoticed, as Jessica Duchen explains

FARRENC Life&Times

The composer

Songs of Farewell Hubert Parry • Parry’s own death gives these six late choral masterpieces an added poignancy, says Clare Stevens as she explores the best...


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