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 Awards, Le Palmarès des Diapason d'or de l'année 2021

Chris introduces the recipients of this year's awards from France's leading classical music magazine, including recordings from Cinquecento, Beatrice Rana, Leif Ove Andsnes and Olivier Latry.

 Interview, David Bates on Handel's 'Unsung Heroes'

The Artistic Director of La Nuova Musica talks about his new album of Handel arias, shining the spotlight not just on the vocalists but on the instrumentalists whose obbligato lines enhance the music.

 Obituary, Pamela Helen Stephen (1965-2021)

The British mezzo Pamela Helen Stephen, who recorded extensively for Chandos, has died aged 57.

 Recording of the Week, Christmas Recordings from Fretwork and Christiane Karg

The viol consort is joined by mezzo Helen Charlston for an Elizabethan Christmas, whilst Karg and her regular recital partner Gerold Huber offer a beautifully-plotted programme of Lieder and mélodies with a seasonal theme.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 3rd December 2021

Music inspired by the Kalevala from the Lahti Symphony Orchestra and Dima Slobodeniouk, Bach from James Ehnes, Rameau's Platée from William Christie, and Winterreise from James Rutherford and Eugene Asti.

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