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 Recording of the Week, Schumann from John Eliot Gardiner and the LSO

by James Longstaffe

The London Symphony Orchestra and Sir John Eliot Gardiner begin their Schumann cycle with exhilarating, agile performances of the Second and Fourth symphonies.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 20th September 2019

by Chris O'Reilly

New albums from Jordi Savall, Les Cris de Paris, Daniel Behle and Pablo Heras-Casado, plus a monumental account of Berlioz’s Grande Messe des Morts, conducted by John Nelson and recorded live at St Paul’s Cathedral on the 150th anniversary of the composer’s death in March.

 Interview, Ermonela Jaho on Le Willis

by Katherine Cooper

The Albanian soprano talks to Katherine about singing the role of Anna on Sir Mark Elder's recording of Puccini's first opera in its original one-act incarnation, released tomorrow on Opera Rara.

 Box Set Selections, Boxed Set Selections - September 2019

by Chris O'Reilly

Wilhelm Furtwängler’s complete recordings on Decca and Deutsche Grammophon, Beethoven sets from Wilhelm Kempff, Igor Levit and Ronald Brautigam, and the fruits of a 2018 Hamburg festival centring on the artistry of Martha Argerich.

 Interview, The Queen's Six on The Last Rose of Summer

by David Smith

Bass Simon Whiteley of The Queen's Six talks to David about their new album of British and Irish folksong arrangements.

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