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Gramophone Magazine

Oct 01 2021
Magazine

Gramophone enriches your classical music experience and connects you with great recordings. Packed with features across all classical music genres, our globally acclaimed writers will inform and entertain you with independent and intelligent editorial and more than 150 reviews in every issue. Our reputation is founded on our acclaimed critical analyses of the latest CD releases, in-depth features and interviews with classical stars, and our comprehensive coverage of recorded and live music. Please Note: This price excludes VAT which will be added when you checkout.

Raise a glass to the experts behind the scenes • Founded in 1923 by Sir Compton Mackenzie and Christopher Stone as ‘an organ of candid opinion for the numerous possessors of gramophones’

THIS MONTH’S CONTRIBUTORS

Gramophone Magazine • Volume 99 Number 1205

Editor’s choice

FOR THE RECORD • Triple artist signing for Warner Classics

New violin for Vilde Frang

Nicky Spence joins Help Musicians

Apple acquires Primephonic

Join us to celebrate the best in music!

ONE TO WATCH • Frank Dupree Pianist

Online • The magazine is just the beginning. Visit gramophone.co.uk for…

GRAMOPHONE GUIDE TO … The Evening Canticles • Geraint Lewis on the tradition of Evensong and its components the ‘Mag and Nunc’

Orchestral works illustrated

BBC TV’s new Arts head named

La Scala online exhibition

ORCHESTRA Insight… • Orchestre de Paris Our monthly series telling the story behind an orchestra

ARTISTS & their INSTRUMENTS • Anna-Liisa Eller on the Estonian kannel

FROM WHERE I SIT • Amplification is damaging a generation’s ability to listen properly argues Edward Seckerson

Breaking loose • On his third recital album for Erato, the young Polish countertenor Jakub Józef Orlin´ ski continues to explore Baroque music on his own terms, having unearthed brilliant yet rare and unknown repertoire to reflect who he really is, finds Lindsay Kemp

A DOOR INTO THE PAST • For Imogen Cooper’s latest recording, the pianist has returned to the pieces she learnt in Paris as a young teenager and to the memories and emotions they evoke, finds Jeremy Nicholas

THE SHORTLIST

UNITED KINGDOM • The music plays on! As orchestras and ensembles ready themselves for their first complete season, post-pandemic, we pick the best events to enjoy worldwide both in person and online

EUROPE

NORTH AMERICA

REST OF THE WORLD

GRAMOPHONE RECORDING OF THE MONTH • Harriet Smith is swept off her feet by a magisterial three-disc set that exudes all the intellect, virtuosity, character and vision we’ve come to expect from Igor Levit

Orchestral

Mozart’s Rondo in F • Pianist Vikingur Olafsson talks to Jeremy Nicholas about the composer’s genius in this score

Chamber

Dean Dixon • The American conductor who against all odds achieved a great deal, including a catalogue of orchestral recordings, deserves a retrospective – and Peter Quantrill fights his corner

Instrumental

Anna Meredith • This composer’s hard-hitting output is difficult to pin down – indeed, she tells Pwyll ap Siôn, she never thinks about fitting into anywhere

LISTEN TO MEREDITH • Unique, genre-defying sounds captured in all their glory

Vocal

SCHUMANN’S COMPLETE SONGS • Hugo Shirley takes stock of a major achievement from one of the finest of all lieder partnerships – baritone Christian Gerhaher and pianist Gerold Huber – that is set to become a modern benchmark

WHAT NEXT? • Do you have a favourite piece and want to explore further? Our monthly feature suggests some musical journeys that venture beyond the most familiar works, with some recommended...


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Gramophone enriches your classical music experience and connects you with great recordings. Packed with features across all classical music genres, our globally acclaimed writers will inform and entertain you with independent and intelligent editorial and more than 150 reviews in every issue. Our reputation is founded on our acclaimed critical analyses of the latest CD releases, in-depth features and interviews with classical stars, and our comprehensive coverage of recorded and live music. Please Note: This price excludes VAT which will be added when you checkout.

Raise a glass to the experts behind the scenes • Founded in 1923 by Sir Compton Mackenzie and Christopher Stone as ‘an organ of candid opinion for the numerous possessors of gramophones’

THIS MONTH’S CONTRIBUTORS

Gramophone Magazine • Volume 99 Number 1205

Editor’s choice

FOR THE RECORD • Triple artist signing for Warner Classics

New violin for Vilde Frang

Nicky Spence joins Help Musicians

Apple acquires Primephonic

Join us to celebrate the best in music!

ONE TO WATCH • Frank Dupree Pianist

Online • The magazine is just the beginning. Visit gramophone.co.uk for…

GRAMOPHONE GUIDE TO … The Evening Canticles • Geraint Lewis on the tradition of Evensong and its components the ‘Mag and Nunc’

Orchestral works illustrated

BBC TV’s new Arts head named

La Scala online exhibition

ORCHESTRA Insight… • Orchestre de Paris Our monthly series telling the story behind an orchestra

ARTISTS & their INSTRUMENTS • Anna-Liisa Eller on the Estonian kannel

FROM WHERE I SIT • Amplification is damaging a generation’s ability to listen properly argues Edward Seckerson

Breaking loose • On his third recital album for Erato, the young Polish countertenor Jakub Józef Orlin´ ski continues to explore Baroque music on his own terms, having unearthed brilliant yet rare and unknown repertoire to reflect who he really is, finds Lindsay Kemp

A DOOR INTO THE PAST • For Imogen Cooper’s latest recording, the pianist has returned to the pieces she learnt in Paris as a young teenager and to the memories and emotions they evoke, finds Jeremy Nicholas

THE SHORTLIST

UNITED KINGDOM • The music plays on! As orchestras and ensembles ready themselves for their first complete season, post-pandemic, we pick the best events to enjoy worldwide both in person and online

EUROPE

NORTH AMERICA

REST OF THE WORLD

GRAMOPHONE RECORDING OF THE MONTH • Harriet Smith is swept off her feet by a magisterial three-disc set that exudes all the intellect, virtuosity, character and vision we’ve come to expect from Igor Levit

Orchestral

Mozart’s Rondo in F • Pianist Vikingur Olafsson talks to Jeremy Nicholas about the composer’s genius in this score

Chamber

Dean Dixon • The American conductor who against all odds achieved a great deal, including a catalogue of orchestral recordings, deserves a retrospective – and Peter Quantrill fights his corner

Instrumental

Anna Meredith • This composer’s hard-hitting output is difficult to pin down – indeed, she tells Pwyll ap Siôn, she never thinks about fitting into anywhere

LISTEN TO MEREDITH • Unique, genre-defying sounds captured in all their glory

Vocal

SCHUMANN’S COMPLETE SONGS • Hugo Shirley takes stock of a major achievement from one of the finest of all lieder partnerships – baritone Christian Gerhaher and pianist Gerold Huber – that is set to become a modern benchmark

WHAT NEXT? • Do you have a favourite piece and want to explore further? Our monthly feature suggests some musical journeys that venture beyond the most familiar works, with some recommended...


Expand title description text