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BBC Music Magazine

Apr 01 2022
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.

Welcome

THIS MONTH’S CONTRIBUTORS

BBC Music Magazine

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

FREE ONE MONTH TRIAL to the digital edition • BBC Music Magazine is a must-read for anyone with a passion for classical music. Every issue brings the world of classical music to life, from interviews with the greatest artists and features on fascinating subjects, to all the latest news and opinions from around the music world.

Ryan Wigglesworth makes BBC Scottish SO move • English conductor to take over at Glasgow-based orchestra after the BBC Proms

THE MONTH IN NUMBERS

SoundBites

RisingStars • Three to look out for…

For unto Ireland, Handel’s Messiah is born in Dublin

DÉJÀ VU • History just keeps on repeating itself…

MEET THE COMPOSER

StudioSecrets

REWIND • Great artists talk about their past recordings

BuriedTreasure

In praise of the recorder

FAREWELL TO…

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

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

Richard Morrison • Performers shouldn’t wait until their encore to share something personal

Breaking down barriers • As Daniel Barenboim prepares to mark his 80th birthday later this year, the eminent pianist and conductor tells Jessica Duchen about his new recording, performing through the pandemic and his mission in our troubled times to bring people together through music

The keys to success • Barenboim on young pianists

A present-day perspective • Barenboim on contemporary music

THE BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE INTERVIEW

Five sublime songs • Joseph Middleton recommends…

A little extra • Although loved by audiences, the encore has had an uneven history and often an uncertain future, explains Brian Wise

The eyes have it • Eye contact can be an incredibly important form of musical communication – yet some conductors barely look at the orchestra. So just how valuable is it exactly in practice? Ariane Todes investigates

Views from the podium • Legendary conductors recalled

Altered state • Ever imaginative and original, the Irish composer Gerald Barry celebrates his 70th birthday by taking a look back at his unique career with Tom Stewart

Where to start? • Three of Barry’s works

All aboard! • Once sung by sailors out at sea, shanties took the world by storm during the darkest days of lockdown. Freya Parr investigates this surprising resurgence

Shanty pioneers • Three leading collectors

Llangollen Wales • Jeremy Pound visits the home of the International Musical Eisteddfod, a festival first set up to engender a spirit of global peace and harmony

Clarke’s style

Rebecca Clarke • Equally accomplished as a performer and composer, Clarke took many by surprise with her finest masterpiece, as Leah Broad explains

REBECCA CLARKE Life&Times

The Dream of Gerontius • Mikel Toms searches out the best recordings of a dramatic oratorio that revolutionised British choral music and won many admirers abroad

An ideal blend of heart and detail

Three other great recordings

Continue the journey… • We suggest five works to explore after Elgar’s Dream of Gerontius…

Welcome

Elisabeth Leonskaja’s pitch-perfect Mozart • David Nice...


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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.

Welcome

THIS MONTH’S CONTRIBUTORS

BBC Music Magazine

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

FREE ONE MONTH TRIAL to the digital edition • BBC Music Magazine is a must-read for anyone with a passion for classical music. Every issue brings the world of classical music to life, from interviews with the greatest artists and features on fascinating subjects, to all the latest news and opinions from around the music world.

Ryan Wigglesworth makes BBC Scottish SO move • English conductor to take over at Glasgow-based orchestra after the BBC Proms

THE MONTH IN NUMBERS

SoundBites

RisingStars • Three to look out for…

For unto Ireland, Handel’s Messiah is born in Dublin

DÉJÀ VU • History just keeps on repeating itself…

MEET THE COMPOSER

StudioSecrets

REWIND • Great artists talk about their past recordings

BuriedTreasure

In praise of the recorder

FAREWELL TO…

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

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

Richard Morrison • Performers shouldn’t wait until their encore to share something personal

Breaking down barriers • As Daniel Barenboim prepares to mark his 80th birthday later this year, the eminent pianist and conductor tells Jessica Duchen about his new recording, performing through the pandemic and his mission in our troubled times to bring people together through music

The keys to success • Barenboim on young pianists

A present-day perspective • Barenboim on contemporary music

THE BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE INTERVIEW

Five sublime songs • Joseph Middleton recommends…

A little extra • Although loved by audiences, the encore has had an uneven history and often an uncertain future, explains Brian Wise

The eyes have it • Eye contact can be an incredibly important form of musical communication – yet some conductors barely look at the orchestra. So just how valuable is it exactly in practice? Ariane Todes investigates

Views from the podium • Legendary conductors recalled

Altered state • Ever imaginative and original, the Irish composer Gerald Barry celebrates his 70th birthday by taking a look back at his unique career with Tom Stewart

Where to start? • Three of Barry’s works

All aboard! • Once sung by sailors out at sea, shanties took the world by storm during the darkest days of lockdown. Freya Parr investigates this surprising resurgence

Shanty pioneers • Three leading collectors

Llangollen Wales • Jeremy Pound visits the home of the International Musical Eisteddfod, a festival first set up to engender a spirit of global peace and harmony

Clarke’s style

Rebecca Clarke • Equally accomplished as a performer and composer, Clarke took many by surprise with her finest masterpiece, as Leah Broad explains

REBECCA CLARKE Life&Times

The Dream of Gerontius • Mikel Toms searches out the best recordings of a dramatic oratorio that revolutionised British choral music and won many admirers abroad

An ideal blend of heart and detail

Three other great recordings

Continue the journey… • We suggest five works to explore after Elgar’s Dream of Gerontius…

Welcome

Elisabeth Leonskaja’s pitch-perfect Mozart • David Nice...


Expand title description text