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 Recording of the Week, Vox Luminis explore cantatas by the Bach family

by David Smith

David listens to the Belgian ensemble's latest album, tracing the evolution of the cantata through the older branches of the Bach family tree.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 14th June 2019

by Chris O'Reilly

New recordings from Renée Fleming, Herbert Blomstedt, Matthew Barley and Pieter Wispelwey, plus DVDs/Blu-rays of two operatic rarities: Korngold’s Das Wunder der Heliane and Mercadante’s Didone abbandonata.

 Interview, Matthew Barley on Tavener's The Protecting Veil

by David Smith

The boundary-crossing British cellist talks to David about his new recording of John Tavener's vast, sweeping concertante work for the cello.

 Box Set Selections, Boxed Set Selections - June 2019

by Chris O'Reilly

A celebration of Brigitte Fassbaender at 80, Karajan’s Bruckner and Tchaikovsky re-mastered, Myaskovsky’s complete string quartets, and DVD collections from Glyndebourne and the Wiener Staatsoper.

 BBC Music Magazine Choices, BBC Music Magazine - July 2019 Choices

by Chris O'Reilly

Chris introduces this month's selection, including albums from Rachel Podger, András Schiff, Julian Prégardien, and Markus Maskuniitty.

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