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 Recording of the Week, Stanford Ceremonial Works from Howard Shelley and the Ulster Orchestra

by Katherine Cooper

Pomp and circumstance aplenty in A Song of Agincourt and the 'Solemn March and Heroic Epilogue' Verdun, and ethereal magic from the ladies of Codetta chamber choir in Fairy Day.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 16th August 2019

by Chris O'Reilly

Debut solo albums from Russian bass Ildar Abdrazakov and award-winning South African tenor Levy Sekgapane, and music by Korngold for stage and screen.

 Gramophone Choices, Gramophone Editor's Choices - September 2019

by Chris O'Reilly

Chris introduces this month’s selection, headed by ‘a piano recording that really plucks at the heart-strings’ - Denis Kozhukhin's selections of Grieg’s Lyric Pieces and Mendelssohn’s Lieder ohne Worte on Pentatone.

 Box Set Selections, Boxed Set Selections - August 2019

by Chris O'Reilly

Semyon Bychkov’s Tchaikovsky Project reaches completion, plus a mammoth celebration of George Szell in Cleveland, and previously unreleased recordings documenting Vladimir Horowitz’s 1965 comeback at Carnegie Hall.

 Interview, Ivan Ilić on Stegmann's transcriptions of Haydn

by Katherine Cooper

The Serbian-American pianist talks to Katherine about discovering and recording solo piano arrangements of Symphonies Nos. 92, 75 and 44 by Carl David Stegmann, a conductor, composer and tenor who sang in the first German-language production of Don Giovanni.

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