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The Gramophone Classical Music Podcast

Nov 25, 2022

Ruby Hughes's new album for BIS, 'Echo', finds her in the company of Huw Watkins, as both pianist and composer. His song cycle, Echo, written for Ruby, and commissioned by Carnegie Hall, sits at the programme's centre and is flanked by a sequence of short pieces by Bach (both sung and for solo piano), a handful of...

Nov 18, 2022

Clare Hammond's new album is a wonderful recital of works by Hélène de Montgeroult. Gramophone's Editor Martin Cullingford recently caught up with the pianist to talk about what drew her to this French composer's neglected music. 'Hélène de Montgeroult - Études' is available now on the BIS label.

Nov 11, 2022

Chandos was named Gramophone’s Label of the Year at the 2022 Gramophone Classical Music Awards last month – a perfect excuse for a series of podcasts focusing on some of the label’s key artists. And the pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet would certainly count as one, with complete cycles of the Beethoven piano sonatas...

Nov 4, 2022

The violinist and cellist have recorded Brahms’s Double Concerto with the Czech Philharmonic conducted by Manfred Honeck, plus Clara Schumann's Piano Trio in G minor for which they are joined by Lambert Orkis at the piano. Gramophone's Editor Martin Cullingford caught up with them to discuss their collaboration on...