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The Gramophone Classical Music Podcast

Sep 25, 2020

In this edition of the Gramophone Podcast, Editor Martin Cullingford meets Joseph Calleja to talk about a really fascinating and very personal project - a celebration of the music of the conductor Mantovani, Britain’s most successful album artist before the Beatles and the first to ever sell a million stereo...

Sep 21, 2020

The 10 recording category winners have been announced, and the countdown to the naming of the 2020 Gramophone Recording of the Year has begun. All with be revealed during the evening of October 6 at a special online ceremony from Glyndebourne hosted by Gramophone's James Jolly and the mezzo-soprano Kate Lindsey. (Watch...

Sep 18, 2020

Saxophonist Jess Gillam joins Editor Martin Cullingford to explore some of the themes behind her new album, Time, a very personal project for her. Featuring music and arrangements by composers including Michael Nyman, Max Richter, Thom Yorke and Joby Talbot, it's released on September 25 on Decca.

Sep 11, 2020

Editor Martin Cullingford talks to organist Stephen Farr about recording the complete solo organ music of James MacMillan. The album is out on the Resonus label, and in this podcast Farr sets the music in the wider context of MacMillan's work, and discusses the music's challenges and what makes it so distinct...

Sep 3, 2020

On this week's Gramophone Podcast, Editor Martin Cullingford talks to Santtu-Matias Rouvali, the Principal Conductor Designate of the Philharmonia Orchestra, about his first recording with the orchestra, excerpts from Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake, which is available now on Signum Classics.