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SOUNDS OF AMERICA • A special eight-page section focusing on recent recordings from the US and Canada
The best way to celebrate RVW on his 150th • 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
Editor’s Choice • Martin Cullingford’s pick of the finest recordings from this month’s reviews
FOR THE RECORD
ONE TO WATCH • Teodoro Baù viola da gamba
WHAT NEXT? • In our guide to further listening, Hugo Shirley takes as his starting point Richard Strauss’s swashbuckling Don Juan – where will his musical journey lead?
Depicting the people behind the music
Teldex Studio, Berlin • In our series exploring recording venues Tim Parry takes us inside a famed Berlin venue that’s perfect for everything from solo piano to Mozart operas
GRAMAPHONE talks to… Lang Lang • The pianist introduces his new album celebrating Disney music
The hills are alive with the sound of music • In the fourth of a free-ranging new series, James Jolly heads off to Switzerland to meet ‘Mr Festivals’, Martin T:son Engstroem, the founder of the impressive Verbier Festival
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CROSSING the generational divide • As we prepare to celebrate Vaughan Williams’s 150th birthday, Richard Bratby speaks to some of today’s most prominent British composers to discover how his legacy continues to bear fruit in the most unlikely of places
Seeking the ETERNAL LIGHT • For The Gesualdo Six’s new album, the group’s founder Owain Park has channelled the hope that has carried him through the ups and downs of an eclectic career, finds Alexandra Coghlan
FORTHCOMING RELEASES ON DELPHIAN
THE SHORTLIST • The voting is over in the selection for the 2022 Gramophone Classical Music Awards. These 36 recordings, three per category, comprise our shortlist. The winners will be revealed at the Gramophone Classical Music Awards and at gramophone.co.uk along with the special awards on October 4, when we also name the Recording of the Year for 2022.
SEASON PREVIEW 2022-23 • 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
RECORDING OF THE MONTH • Mark Pullinger welcomes the yellow-label debut album of a Chilean-American tenor who has already impressed onstage with some truly thrilling singing in a range of operatic roles
GRAMOPHONE Focus FOUR BRUCKNER FIFTHS • Richard Osborne immerses himself in one of Bruckner’s mightiest symphonies guided by a handful of recent recordings
Tippett’s The Midsummer Marriage • Edward Gardner explores this weighty orchestral score with Tippett biographer Oliver Soden
Earl Wild • Jeremy Nicholas pays fond tribute to the American musician who achieved a great many firsts and single-handedly restored the 19th-century concept of the...