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 Interview, Kati Debretzeni on Bach's Violin Concertos

by David Smith

Violinist Kati Debretzeni talks to David about her new recording of Bach violin concertos - originals and adaptations - with John Eliot Gardiner and the English Baroque Soloists.

 Recording of the Week, Bliss from Sarah Connolly, Sir Andrew Davis and the BBC Symphony Orchestra

by Katherine Cooper

Davis continues his advocacy for the English composer with three relatively late works - the dramatic scena The Enchantress (written for Kathleen Ferrier), the Meditations on a Theme by John Blow, and the 1963 cantata Mary of Magdala.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 8th November 2019

by Chris O'Reilly

New albums from Alison Balsom, Jakub Józef Orliński, Roberto Alagna and Benjamin Bernheim, plus a rare outing on DVD and Blu-ray for Ambroise Thomas's opera Hamlet, starring Stéphane Degout as the Prince of Denmark.

 Gramophone Choices, Gramophone Editor's Choices November 2019

by Chris O'Reilly

Chris introduces this month's selection, headed by a 'spectacular and stirring' account of Purcell's King Arthur from Paul McCreesh and Gabrieli on Signum.

 Interview, Laurie Stras on Brumel's Lamentations

by David Smith

Musicologist and conductor Laurie Stras talks to David about her new album From Darkness into Light, which includes the first recording of Brumel's Lamentations - rediscovered by Stras after having been thought largely lost.

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