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BBC Music Magazine

Aug 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.

THIS MONTH’S CONTRIBUTORS

Welcome

BBC Music Magazine

Have your say…

BBC music MAGAZINE • 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.

The full score • Our pick of the month’s news, views and interviews

SoundBites

RisingStars • Three to look out for…

Ravel finishes his Trio and prepares himself for war

Exit, pursued by a trombone…

DÉJÀ VU • History just keeps on repeating itself…

Luke Styles

We reveal who’s recording what and where…

REWIND • Great artists talk about their past recordings

BuriedTreasure • Mezzo-soprano Antoinette Dennefeld shares some of her most prized recordings

Dare to be different

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 • In trying to make classical music accessible, are we failing to listen?

Journey through the sublime • In Mozart Momentum Leif Ove Andsnes explores a variety of the composer’s masterpieces written in two prolific years – 1785 and 1786. Here, the pianist discusses the inspiration behind the project with Michael Church

Extraordinarily ordinary • Mozart in contemporary descriptions

Equality and tolerance • Mozart and Freemasonry

Ryan Bancroft • THE BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE INTERVIEW

A view from the front desk • Working with Ryan Bancroft

Evening the scores • Until recently it was widely accepted that female composers avoided writing symphonies – but examples galore show that this assumption could not be further from the truth, as Rebecca Franks explains

Spinning a tale • In their new community opera, Roxanna Panufnik and Jessica Duchen have turned to the joys of cricket for inspiration, as Jeremy Pound discovers

Sportsmen on song • Cricket and choral music

A life with Mahler • As he embarks on a new Mahler symphony cycle with the Czech Philharmonic, the conductor Semyon Bychkov speaks to Clive Paget about his long connection with the great Austrian composer

Czech champion • Neumann and Mahler

Dutchmaster • With Louis Andriessen’s death at the age of 82 last year, the Netherlands lost one of its most important and idiosyncratic composers, writes Tom Stewart

My time with Louis • Julia Wolfe on her teacher

Fabulousfollicles • From well groomed to the wild and woolly, the hairstyles of musicians can tell us a great deal…

Usedom Germany and Poland • Paul Riley heads to this Baltic Sea island, where a history of prestigious visitors is carried on to this day by way of its annual music festival

Summer thoughts • A place of inspiration

Harrison Birtwistle • Though rooted in British landscape, Birtwistle broke new ground with his disturbing yet compelling music, as Ivan Hewett explains

BIRTWISTLE Life&Times

Alexander Zemlinsky String Quartet No. 2 • Forged out of personal trauma, Zemlinsky’s masterful Second Quartet has now received due recognition. Erik Levi finds the best recordings

Continue the journey… • We suggest works to explore after Zemlinsky’s String Quartet No. 2

Reviews • Recordings and books rated by expert...


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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

Have your say…

BBC music MAGAZINE • 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.

The full score • Our pick of the month’s news, views and interviews

SoundBites

RisingStars • Three to look out for…

Ravel finishes his Trio and prepares himself for war

Exit, pursued by a trombone…

DÉJÀ VU • History just keeps on repeating itself…

Luke Styles

We reveal who’s recording what and where…

REWIND • Great artists talk about their past recordings

BuriedTreasure • Mezzo-soprano Antoinette Dennefeld shares some of her most prized recordings

Dare to be different

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 • In trying to make classical music accessible, are we failing to listen?

Journey through the sublime • In Mozart Momentum Leif Ove Andsnes explores a variety of the composer’s masterpieces written in two prolific years – 1785 and 1786. Here, the pianist discusses the inspiration behind the project with Michael Church

Extraordinarily ordinary • Mozart in contemporary descriptions

Equality and tolerance • Mozart and Freemasonry

Ryan Bancroft • THE BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE INTERVIEW

A view from the front desk • Working with Ryan Bancroft

Evening the scores • Until recently it was widely accepted that female composers avoided writing symphonies – but examples galore show that this assumption could not be further from the truth, as Rebecca Franks explains

Spinning a tale • In their new community opera, Roxanna Panufnik and Jessica Duchen have turned to the joys of cricket for inspiration, as Jeremy Pound discovers

Sportsmen on song • Cricket and choral music

A life with Mahler • As he embarks on a new Mahler symphony cycle with the Czech Philharmonic, the conductor Semyon Bychkov speaks to Clive Paget about his long connection with the great Austrian composer

Czech champion • Neumann and Mahler

Dutchmaster • With Louis Andriessen’s death at the age of 82 last year, the Netherlands lost one of its most important and idiosyncratic composers, writes Tom Stewart

My time with Louis • Julia Wolfe on her teacher

Fabulousfollicles • From well groomed to the wild and woolly, the hairstyles of musicians can tell us a great deal…

Usedom Germany and Poland • Paul Riley heads to this Baltic Sea island, where a history of prestigious visitors is carried on to this day by way of its annual music festival

Summer thoughts • A place of inspiration

Harrison Birtwistle • Though rooted in British landscape, Birtwistle broke new ground with his disturbing yet compelling music, as Ivan Hewett explains

BIRTWISTLE Life&Times

Alexander Zemlinsky String Quartet No. 2 • Forged out of personal trauma, Zemlinsky’s masterful Second Quartet has now received due recognition. Erik Levi finds the best recordings

Continue the journey… • We suggest works to explore after Zemlinsky’s String Quartet No. 2

Reviews • Recordings and books rated by expert...


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