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 Recording of the Week, Rachel Podger plays the Bach Cello Suites

by Katherine Cooper

The baroque violinist's own transcriptions of one of the pinnacles of the cello repertoire have an integrity and intelligence that's entirely convincing on its own terms, and the music never stops dancing.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 26th April 2019

by Chris O'Reilly

New releases from the Belcea Quartet, Melvyn Tan, Jess Gillam, Julian Prégardien, and the Choir of St John’s College Cambridge.

 Hi-Res Highlights, Hi-Res Highlights - April 2019

by David Smith

Includes Schubert from András Schiff, Rachmaninov from Boris Giltburg, and a mesmerising Carnegie Hall recital from Evgeny Kissin and Emerson Quartet.

 Interview, Valentina Lisitsa on Tchaikovsky

by David Smith

The Ukrainian pianist talks to David about her monumental latest recording project - the complete solo piano works of Tchaikovsky.

 Obituary, Heather Harper (1930-2019)

by Katherine Cooper

The Belfast-born soprano, who sang in the premiere of Britten's War Requiem and created the role of Mrs Coyle in his Owen Wingrave, has died aged 88.

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