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The Gramophone podcast

Oct 27, 2019

Elgar's Cello Concerto was premiered 100 years ago today, and to mark the anniversary Julian Lloyd Webber joins Gramophone's Editor Martin Cullingford to explore the work, its performance and recording history, and to discuss why it still speaks so powerfully to audiences today. The podcast features excerpts from Julian...


Oct 25, 2019

For his new album, the pianist Joseph Moog has chosen to explore the music of Franz Liszt, presenting works from across the composer's life, including his monumental Sonata in B Minor. Called 'Between Heaven and Hell', it's available on the Onyx label, and in the latest Gramophone podcast Moog discusses the project...


Oct 16, 2019

The 2019 Gramophone Classical Music Awards have been announced! In this special edition of the Gramophone podcast, Editor-in-Chief James Jolly, Editor Martin Cullingford and Reviews Editor Tim Parry explore the winning albums, and you can hear from some of the artists honoured by Special Awards, including our Artist of...


Oct 11, 2019

The pianist Boris Giltburg is recording Beethoven's five piano concertos for Naxos with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Vasily Petrenko. The first album is out with the first two piano concertos and the early Rondo, WoO6 from 1793. James Jolly met up with Boris Giltburg after a performance of the First...


Oct 4, 2019

Igor Levit has just released a set, on Sony Classical, of the 32 piano sonatas, an early and very impressive contribution to the Beethoven 250 commemorations. James Jolly met him at Steinway's London showroom to talk about the sonatas, and also to find out how the pianist approached this colossal project.