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The Gramophone podcast

Aug 19, 2022

The tenor Jonathan Tetelman has signed an exclusive recording contract with Deutsche Grammophon, the first fruit of which is a solo album called, simply, 'Arias'. James Jolly caught up with him by video call as the tenor prepared for a concert in Stockholm. They spoke the day 'Arias' was released.

For 'Arias', Jonathan...


Jul 29, 2022

Eloquence has just issued two box sets, 'Paul Paray: The Mercury Masters', 45 CDs in all, which gather together the recordings made for Mercury between 1953 and 1962. The French conductor (1886-1979) created a magnificent ensemble during his ten years as the Detroit Symphony Orchestra's Music Director, and their...


Jul 8, 2022

Nico Muhly’s Stranger, premiered in 2020, gives its name to a new album from Avie featuring the tenor Nicholas Phan. The album also includes two earlier works, Muhly's Lorne ys my likinge, written as a companion piece to Benjamin Britten’s Abraham and Isaac and similarly scored for countertenor, tenor and piano (for...


Jul 1, 2022

Andrew Mellor is a former Gramophone Reviews Editor who now lives in Denmark where he pursues a career as a freelance journalist with a special focus on things Nordic, and he's still very much part of the Gramophone family as a regular contributor to the magazine. James Jolly caught up with him recently to talk about...


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.