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The Gramophone Classical Music Podcast

Aug 8, 2018

Sir Antonio Pappano has recorded Leonard Bernstein's three symphonies - Jeremiah (No 1), The Age of Anxiety (No 2) and Kaddish (No 3) – with his Orchestra of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome, the ensemble of which Leonard Bernstein was Honorary President. Recorded live this February at orchestra's home in the Parco della Musica, the symphonies set is released by Warner Classics on Friday, August 10. James Jolly went to Rome to report on the sessions and talk to conductor, soloists Beatrice Rana and Marie-Nicole Lemieux, and Bernstein's Personal Assistant Craig Urquhart, about these three major scores.