Nov 30, 2018
Gramophone’s Editor Martin Cullingford interviews the Dunedin Consort’s music director John Butt about his new recording of Handel’s Ode for St Cecilia’s Day, a celebration and exploration of the art of music itself, on Linn.
Nov 23, 2018
The pianist Charles Owen has recently released a two-CD set of Brahms's late piano music (the Opp 76 and 79, as well as Opp 116-9 pieces) on Avie, also available to stream and download. James Jolly caught up with Charles recently for a Gramophone Podcast to talk about Brahms and these miniatures of his later life.
Nov 15, 2018
Violinist Nikolaj Znaider talks to Gramophone's James Jolly about recording Mozart for LSO Live, and about the Carl Nielsen International Competition.
Nov 9, 2018
Clarinettist Julian Bliss talks to Editor Martin Cullingford about his new recording of the Mozart and Weber clarinet quintets with the Carducci String Quartet on Signum Classics. He also discusses his love of jazz, and about helping design a new clarinet.
Nov 2, 2018
The centenary of the birth of the great Swedish soprano Birgit Nilsson fell in May and the Birgit Nilsson Foundation has overseen various commemorative projects including a DVD and a 31-CD set of Nilsson's greatest roles recorded live and issued by Sony Classical. And 2018 also saw another musician honoured with...