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 Recording of the Week, Stravinsky and Rimsky-Korsakov from Vasily Petrenko and the Liverpool Philharmonic

by Katherine Cooper

The Russian conductor presides over sparkling, taut accounts of two avian fairy-tales: the complete ballet music for The Firebird and the suite from the posthumously-premiered opera Le Coq d’Or.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 14th December 2018

by Chris O'Reilly

Includes recordings from Jordi Savall, Martha Argerich, Mischa Maisky, and Stephen Costello.

 Interview, Alessandro Marangoni on Rossini

by Katherine Cooper

The Italian pianist talks to Katherine about his long-term mission to record the composer’s complete piano music (much of it written decades after his early retirement from opera), recently accomplished on Naxos.

 BBC Music Magazine Choices, BBC Music Magazine - Christmas 2018 Choices

by Chris O'Reilly

Chris introduces this month's selection, including albums from Víkingur Ólafsson, James Ehnes, Elsa Dreisig, and Mahan Esfahani.

 Awards, Grammy Nominations 2019

by Chris O'Reilly

The shortlist for next year's Awards was revealed on Friday - read on for full details of the recordings which will be battling it out in the eight classical categories.

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