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BBC Music Magazine

Aug 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, Bristol, BS1 4ST Email: music@classical-music.com Social media: contact us on Facebook and Twitter

Gihoon Kim wins BBC Cardiff Singer of the World • South Korean baritone dazzles this year’s jury with Rossini, Wagner and Giordano

Winners and finalists

Manchester Camerata adapts to its new monastic life

THE MONTH IN NUMBERS

Sound Bites

Rising Stars • Three to look out for…

The ‘English Mozart’ dies aged 22 in boating tragedy

Also in August 1778

Gascoignes prepare for the operatic challenge

DÉJÀ VU • History just keeps on repeating itself…

George Lewis

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

REWIND • Great artists talk about their past recordings

Buried Treasure • Soprano Mary Bevan introduces some favourite recordings from her collection

As bold as brass • For too long, Britain’s brass bands have been considered historic relics; Tom Service introduces a new wave of exciting and challenging works of our own time

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 • It’s time to spring clean children’s music and try exciting new options

Magnificent Beasts • As the centenary of Saint-Saëns’s death is marked at the Proms by a performance of his Carnival of the Animals, Jessica Duchen takes us on a creature-by-creature guide to this character-packed musical menagerie

Roars for thought • Four fine recordings

Performer’s notes • Pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason

Anna Lapwood • From directing her Cambridge choirs to playing the organ and presenting on TV at the Proms, the multi-talented musician tells Amanda Holloway why she prefers her diary to be full

A balanced approach • Cambridge’s mixed choirs

Hallof Plenty • As the Royal Albert Hall celebrates its 150th birthday, Rick Jones recalls some of the landmark events that have echoed within its mighty dome

Meet the builder • Henry Darracott Scott

WELCOME TO THE PROMS • And how wonderful it is to be able to return and share the world’s greatest classical music festival! Here is our complete guide to this year’s concerts…

BBC Music Magazine’s Proms Picks • Our editorial team picks out the concerts they’ll be marking firmly in their diaries

A year for reconsideration • We talk to Proms director David Pickard

A cerebral approach • Does listening to and playing music benefit the brain? Though much is still unknown, James Goodwin says there is plenty of evidence to suggest a strong connection between music and mental health

The Mozart Effect • From scientific find to fad

Natural Harmony • Simon Broughton heads into the woods at night to hear an inspiring performance involving voice, cello… and nightingale

The nightingale • A musical guide

Presteigne Wales • Clare Stevens criss-crosses the border between Wales and England as she explores a festival famous for its championing of new music

Sidney Nolan

Gipp’s style

Ruth Gipps • Prodigiously gifted and fearlessly determined, Gipps’s significant impact on British music is still to be fully...


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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, Bristol, BS1 4ST Email: music@classical-music.com Social media: contact us on Facebook and Twitter

Gihoon Kim wins BBC Cardiff Singer of the World • South Korean baritone dazzles this year’s jury with Rossini, Wagner and Giordano

Winners and finalists

Manchester Camerata adapts to its new monastic life

THE MONTH IN NUMBERS

Sound Bites

Rising Stars • Three to look out for…

The ‘English Mozart’ dies aged 22 in boating tragedy

Also in August 1778

Gascoignes prepare for the operatic challenge

DÉJÀ VU • History just keeps on repeating itself…

George Lewis

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

REWIND • Great artists talk about their past recordings

Buried Treasure • Soprano Mary Bevan introduces some favourite recordings from her collection

As bold as brass • For too long, Britain’s brass bands have been considered historic relics; Tom Service introduces a new wave of exciting and challenging works of our own time

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 • It’s time to spring clean children’s music and try exciting new options

Magnificent Beasts • As the centenary of Saint-Saëns’s death is marked at the Proms by a performance of his Carnival of the Animals, Jessica Duchen takes us on a creature-by-creature guide to this character-packed musical menagerie

Roars for thought • Four fine recordings

Performer’s notes • Pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason

Anna Lapwood • From directing her Cambridge choirs to playing the organ and presenting on TV at the Proms, the multi-talented musician tells Amanda Holloway why she prefers her diary to be full

A balanced approach • Cambridge’s mixed choirs

Hallof Plenty • As the Royal Albert Hall celebrates its 150th birthday, Rick Jones recalls some of the landmark events that have echoed within its mighty dome

Meet the builder • Henry Darracott Scott

WELCOME TO THE PROMS • And how wonderful it is to be able to return and share the world’s greatest classical music festival! Here is our complete guide to this year’s concerts…

BBC Music Magazine’s Proms Picks • Our editorial team picks out the concerts they’ll be marking firmly in their diaries

A year for reconsideration • We talk to Proms director David Pickard

A cerebral approach • Does listening to and playing music benefit the brain? Though much is still unknown, James Goodwin says there is plenty of evidence to suggest a strong connection between music and mental health

The Mozart Effect • From scientific find to fad

Natural Harmony • Simon Broughton heads into the woods at night to hear an inspiring performance involving voice, cello… and nightingale

The nightingale • A musical guide

Presteigne Wales • Clare Stevens criss-crosses the border between Wales and England as she explores a festival famous for its championing of new music

Sidney Nolan

Gipp’s style

Ruth Gipps • Prodigiously gifted and fearlessly determined, Gipps’s significant impact on British music is still to be fully...


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