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 Coming Soon, Igor Levit's 'Life Album' and other forthcoming instrumental and concerto highlights

Bach, Busoni, Liszt/Wagner and Rzewski from the Russian-German pianist, plus Chopin and Schubert from Steven Isserlis, and an eclectic second album from award-winning young guitarist Sean Shibe.

Chris O'Reilly

 Coming Soon, Rossini's Semiramide and other forthcoming vocal highlights

Rossini's Babylonian opera presented uncut and on period instruments, plus new releases from Cecilia Bartoli, Joyce DiDonato, Stuart Skelton and Barbara Hannigan.

Katherine Cooper

 Coming Soon, Benjamin Appl's Bach and other forthcoming highlights

Also includes recital-albums from Thomas Hampson and Thomas Allen, Mahler from Simon Rattle, and Deborah Warner’s striking production of Billy Budd from the Teatro Real Madrid.

Chris O'Reilly

 Coming Soon, Rattle conducts Bernstein and other forthcoming highlights

A live recording of The Age of Anxiety with Bernstein’s friend Krystian Zimerman at the keyboard, plus the definitive Bach boxed set and new releases from Hélène Grimaud, Viktoria Mullova and Plácido Domingo.

Chris O'Reilly

 Coming Soon, Barenboim's Brahms Symphonies and other forthcoming highlights

The conductor's second complete Brahms cycle, recorded in Berlin last autumn, plus new releases from Bryn Terfel, Mischa Maisky, Leif Ove Andsnes and Vivica Genaux.

Chris O'Reilly

 Coming Soon, Rachmaninov from Daniil Trifonov and other forthcoming highlights

The Russian pianist records Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 4 with Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the Philadelphia Orchestra, plus new releases from Ian Bostridge, Yo-Yo Ma, Anne-Sophie Mutter and Pavel Kolesnikov.

Katherine Cooper

 Coming Soon, Barrie Kosky's Meistersinger and other forthcoming highlights

The Australian director’s thoughtful new production from the 2017 Bayreuth Festival, plus Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s La clemenza di Tito (starring Marina Rebeka, Joyce DiDonato and Rolando Villazón), and a dream of an English song programme from Dame Sarah Connolly and Joseph Middleton.

Katherine Cooper

 Coming Soon, Brett Dean's Hamlet and other forthcoming highlights

The world premiere of the Australian composer’s spellbinding new Shakespearian opera, filmed at Glyndebourne last summer with Allan Clayton in the title-role, plus new releases from Joshua Bell, Steven Osborne and Cuarteto Casals.

Chris O'Reilly

 Coming Soon, Francesco Piemontesi's Liszt and other forthcoming highlights

The Swiss pianist embarks on the first of Liszt's 'Years of Pilgrimage', Thomas Quasthoff teams up with a big band for his second jazz album, and Philippe Jaroussky goes to hell and back.

Chris O'Reilly

 Coming Soon, Jonas Kaufmann's Otello and other forthcoming highlights

The German tenor's first portrayal of Verdi's 'Lion of Venice', plus new releases from Ádám Fischer, Osmo Vänskä, Stephen Hough and Tenebrae.

Chris O'Reilly

 Coming Soon, Paul Lewis's Haydn and other forthcoming highlights

April also brings Shostakovich from the Belcea Quartet, Walton from James Ehnes and Edward Gardner, Messiaen from Pierre-Laurent Aimard, and Cole Porter from Magdalena Kožená...

Chris O'Reilly

 Coming Soon, Prokofiev from Martha Argerich & Sergei Babayan and other forthcoming highlights

Other imminent headliners include Schubert from Marc-André Hamelin, Bartók from Renaud Capuçon, and Vivaldi from both Rachel Podger with Brecon Baroque and Diego Fasolis with Julia Lezhneva and Franco Fagioli.

Chris O'Reilly

 Coming Soon, Robin Ticciati's Brahms and other forthcoming highlights

Ten enticing upcoming releases from artists including Christian Thielemann, Andris Nelsons, Yvgeny Sudbin and Anita Rachvelishvili.

Chris O'Reilly

 Coming Soon, Bartók from Pablo Heras-Casado and other forthcoming releases

Including new recordings from Garrick Ohlsson, Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Anna Bonitatibus, and the Elias Quartet.

Katherine Cooper

 Coming Soon, Barenboim plays Debussy and other forthcoming highlights

The beginning of 2018 brings major new recordings from artists including Daniel Barenboim, Lisa Batiashvili, Murray Perahia and Sonya Yoncheva, as well as the traditional release of the New Year's Day Concert from Vienna (conducted this year by Riccardo Muti).

Chris O'Reilly

 Coming Soon, Má Vlast from Jiří Bělohlávek and other January highlights

Including recordings from Maurizio Pollini, Stephen Hough, Isabelle Faust and Kristian Bezuidenhout, and the late Jiří Bělohlávek.

Katherine Cooper

 Coming Soon, Renée Fleming's final Marschallin and other forthcoming vocal and operatic releases

New productions of Der Rosenkavalier, Der fliegende Holländer and Carmen, plus the world premiere recording of Jake Heggie's Great Scott, starring Joyce DiDonato.

Katherine Cooper

 Coming Soon, Cecilia & Sol and other autumn delights

New releases from Cecilia Bartoli and Sol Gabetta, the Quatuor Mosaïques and René Jacobs, plus two 2016 productions from Covent Garden.

Chris O'Reilly

 Coming Soon, Forthcoming recordings from great pianists

Chris rounds up ten of the most promising piano recitals coming up this autumn, including magisterial live Beethoven from Evgeny Kissin.

Chris O'Reilly

 Coming Soon, Forthcoming vocal highlights for the autumn

Mozart from Juan Diego Flórez, Wagner from Michael Volle, French song from Thomas Hampson, and imaginative tributes to two stars of the nineteenth-century Paris opera.

Katherine Cooper