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The Gramophone Classical Music Podcast

Oct 28, 2022

The American composer Mason Bates wrote Philharmonia Fantastique to a commission from a host of major US orchestras (Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony and the American Youth Symphony). It was recorded for Sony...

Oct 21, 2022

Xavier de Maistre – with Cologne's WDR Symphony Orchestra conducted by Nathalie Stutzmann – has recorded harp concertos by Reinhold Glière and Alexander Mosolov for Sony Classical, supplemented by a couple of transcriptions of Russian ballet music. James Jolly spoke to the French harpist about the album, the two...

Oct 13, 2022

A recording of the Australian composer Amanda Lee Falkenberg’s The Moons Symphony has just been released in Dolby Atmos sound by Signum. Featuring London Voices and the London Symphony Orchestra, the work is conducted by Marin Alsop. For this podcast, Gramophone’s James Jolly spoke with Amanda in Dubai and Marin in...

Oct 7, 2022

This week’s Gramophone Podcast sees flautist Sharon Bezaly talk to Editor Martin Cullingford about her new and wide-ranging album of concerto collaborations called ‘Synergy’, available today on BIS. Gramophone Podcasts are presented in association with Wigmore Hall.

Oct 5, 2022

The Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2022 were unveiled last night. Editor-in-Chief James Jolly, Editor Martin Cullingford and Reviews Editor Tim Parry explore and celebrate all the winning artists and albums, complete with musical excerpts.