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 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.

 BBC Music Magazine Choices, BBC Music Magazine - May 2019 Choices

by Chris O'Reilly

Chris introduces this month's selection, including albums from Alina Ibragimova and Cédric Tiberghien, Imogen Cooper, Jodie Devos, and Edgar Moreau.

 Recording of the Week, Schumann from Matthias Goerne and Leif Ove Andsnes

by Katherine Cooper

The German bass-baritone brings near-Wagnerian intensity to Schumann's two great cycles of 1840, yet he and Andsnes are at their most spellbinding in the introspective songs.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 19th April 2019

by Chris O'Reilly

New releases from Vasily Petrenko, Valery Gergiev, Kristian Bezuidenhout and Pablo Heras-Casado, plus previously-unpublished Schumann and Wolf from Peter Pears and Benjamin Britten.

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