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 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 16th November 2018

by Chris O'Reilly

Schumann from Christian Gerhaher and Gerold Huber, Mahler from Daniel Harding, and Sir David McVicar's staging of Bellini's Norma from the Metropolitan Opera, starring Sondra Radvanovsky, Joyce DiDonato and Joseph Calleja.

 Interview, Rory McCleery on Pater Peccavi

by David Smith

The Marian Consort's conductor talks to David about his new recording exploring a fascinating and unique corner of Iberia's musical history.

 Favourites, Gifts for... Pianists and piano fans

by Chris O'Reilly

From 2018's best new recordings and box sets, to informative books, insightful interviews and beautiful sheet music, we select our top gifts for piano players and piano lovers alike.

 BBC Music Magazine Choices, BBC Music Magazine - December 2018 Choices

by Chris O'Reilly

Chris introduces this month's selection, including albums from Vilde Frang, the Tesla Quartet, Leif Ove Andsnes, and The Tallis Scholars.

 Interview, Jaap van Zweden on the Hong Kong Philharmonic's Ring Cycle

by Katherine Cooper

As the final instalment of the cycle on Naxos is released, the conductor talks to Katherine about the project's origins, and the challenges and rewards of tackling Wagner's epic with an orchestra whose primary home is the concert-hall rather than the opera-house.

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