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 Recording of the Week, Winterreise from Ian Bostridge and Thomas Adès

by Katherine Cooper

Fifteen years on from his first audio recording of the work, the British tenor retraces Schubert’s 'Winter Journey' with a new companion in an unsettling, unsentimentalised interpretation that’s underpinned by years of scholarship on both sides.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 23rd August 2019

by Chris O'Reilly

New albums from Antoine Tamestit, Ivo Pogorelich, Johannes Moser and Annelien Van Wauwe, plus a celebration of Vladimir Horowitz’s Carnegie Hall comeback in 1965.

 Interview, Long Yu on Gateways

by David Smith

The conductor talks to David about his new album with the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra - marking the orchestra's signing to Deutsche Grammophon with a programme of Russian- and Chinese- related works, including two by Shanghai-born composer Qigang Chen.

 Coming Soon, Quatuor Ébène's Beethoven odyssey and other forthcoming highlights

by Chris O'Reilly

The French quartet embark on a world tour and series of live recordings of the complete string quartets to mark the composer’s upcoming 250th birthday, plus anniversary Berlioz from John Nelson, and a triptych of ‘sea pictures’ from Marie-Nicole Lemieux.

 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.

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