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The Gramophone podcast

Jun 24, 2022

Alexander Ullman's new album featuring Liszt's Piano Concertos Nos 1 and 2 and the Sonata in B Minor, is released today on Rubicon Classics. The Award-winning pianist joined Gramophone's Editor Martin Cullingford to explore this extraordinary music, its beauty and its challenges.  


Jun 17, 2022

The Canadian violinist James Ehnes has his own string quartet for which he’s joined by fellow violinist Amy Schwarz Moretti, viola-player Richard Yongjae O’Neill and cellist Edward Arron, and they’ve released the final instalment in their series of recordings for Onyx of the Op 74 and 95 quartets and all the late...


Jun 10, 2022

This week's guest is Bridget Cunningham, Artist Director of London Early Opera, who joins Editor Martin Cullingford to talk about her new recording - Caio Fabbricio, a pasticcio opera by Handel, newly available on Signum. But what exactly is a pasticcio opera, and what role does the music of Hasse play in the work? Join...


Jun 3, 2022

Anne-Sophie Mutter premiered John Williams’s Second Violin Concerto, written for her, in Boston in July 2021 and DG recorded the work shortly after. One of the most listened-to composers on the planet, thanks to his peerless film scores, Williams has long been drawn the concerto as a form, and has written for many...


May 27, 2022

Helen Charlston has recorded her first entirely solo album for Delphian, for which she was joined by the theorbo player Toby Carr. 'Battle Cry: She Speaks' combines music of the 17th century with a new work written for her by Owain Park, 'Battle Cry', which gives the album its title.

James Jolly caught up with her to...