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Latest News: Classical, Gershwin (composer)

 Interview, Kirill Gerstein on The Gershwin Moment

by Katherine Cooper

The pianist talks to Katherine about his new album, which includes the jazz-band version of Rhapsody in Blue, the Piano Concerto in F, and song transcriptions by Earl Wild.

 Recording of the Week, Barbara Hannigan sings and conducts music by Berg, Berio, and Gershwin

by Katherine Cooper

Katherine listens to the Canadian soprano's bold new disc Crazy Girl Crazy, centring on Berg's Lulu.

 Interview, Barbara Hannigan on Crazy Girl Crazy

by Katherine Cooper

Katherine talks to the Canadian soprano about her bold new album juxtaposing Gershwin, Berg and Berio, in which she both sings and directs the Ludwig Orchestra.

 Recording of the Week, John Wilson conducts music by Gershwin

by Katherine Cooper

Katherine enjoys the John Wilson Orchestra's latest album, featuring film music by George Gershwin.

 Interview, John Wilson on Gershwin in Hollywood

by Katherine Cooper

Katherine talks to the conductor about his new disc, recorded live at the Albert Hall and released on Warner Classics this week.

 Recording of the Week, Rhapsody in Blue – Grosvenor and Kempf

by Chris O'Reilly

Two former BBC Young Musician of the Year prize-winners record Gershwin’s best-known work – Kempf as part of an all-Gershwin programme, Grosvenor alongside Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No. 2.