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 Interview, David Skinner on Praetorius

by David Smith

The artistic director of Alamire talks to David about the choir's new album featuring large-scale polychoral works by Hieronymus Praetorius, with His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts.

 Recording of the Week, Karel Kovařovic's complete string quartets from the Stamic Quartet

by Katherine Cooper

The Prague-based quartet give the world premiere recordings of three works by the Czech composer and conductor, best known for his work as music director of the National Theatre Prague.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 12th July 2019

by Chris O'Reilly

New releases from Nicola Benedetti, Gustavo Dudamel and percussionist Vivi Vassileva, plus a Rossini rarity from Bad Wildbad, Salome from the Salzburg Festival, and a celebration of the Verbier Festival’s 25th anniversary.

 Coming Soon, Igor Levit's complete Beethoven sonatas and other forthcoming highlights

by Chris O'Reilly

The Russian-German pianist's early commemoration of next year's 250th anniversary will be released on Sony in September, plus new recordings from Daniil Trifonov, Ian Bostridge and Thomas Adès, and Ildar Abdrazakov.

 BBC Music Magazine Choices, BBC Music Magazine - August 2019 Choices

by Chris O'Reilly

Chris introduces this month's selection, including albums from Christophe Rousset, Michael Fabiano, Sandrine Piau and Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.

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