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The Gramophone podcast

Mar 29, 2019

Carolyn Sampson talks to Editor-in-Chief James Jolly about 'Reason in Madness', her new recording from BIS performed with pianist Joseph Middleton, which focuses on some of literature's heroines whose mental state has been unbalanced by sadness or tragedy, drawing on some glorious, and unsettling, music from composers...


Mar 22, 2019

Isabelle Faust, the multi-Gramophone Award-winning violinist, has recorded an album of Bach concertos, sinfonias and trio sonatas with the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin on the Harmonia Mundi label. She talks about the new recording with Editor-in-Chief James Jolly. 


Mar 15, 2019

Grace Williams (1906-77) was one of Wales’s finest composers - she left a sizeable body of work, her best-known piece being the orchestral tone-poem Penillion, as well as a lot of chamber music, much of it as yet unpublished. Madeleine Mitchell and friends have just released a recording for Naxos of her chamber music,...


Mar 8, 2019

The Berlin Philharmonic clarinettist Andreas Ottensamer talks to Gramophone's Editor-in-Chief James Jolly about recording Weber's First Clarinet Concerto, and music by Brahms and Mendelssohn, for Deutsch Grammophon.


Mar 1, 2019

Lucie Horsch’s new album, Baroque Journey, takes us on a thrilling and diverse journey through some of the recorder’s most beautiful repertoire. Gramophone’s Editor Martin Cullingford met her to discuss her new release on Decca.