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 Gramophone Choices, Gramophone Editor's Choices - May 2021

Chris introduces this month's selection, with a Proustian soirée from Théotime Langlois de Swarte and Tanguy de Williencourt on Harmonia Mundi in pride of place.

 Recording of the Week, Vaughan Williams from Antonio Pappano and the London Symphony Orchestra

Pappano takes on perhaps Vaughan Williams's two most challenging symphonies, in live recordings given a heightened emotional intensity by the circumstances of their performance.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 16th April 2021

Wagner's Wesendonck-Lieder from Matthias Goerne and Seong-Jin Cho, Freddie de Tommaso's debut album Passione, Patricia Kopatchinskaja in Pierrot Lunaire, and Vivaldi bassoon concertos from Sergio Azzolini.

 Interview, Dr Samantha Ege on Florence Price

The pianist and musicologist talks to Katherine about Fantasie Nègre (released on Lorelt last month), and her fascinating research on the lives and work of Black female composers in mid-twentieth-century Chicago.

 Coming Soon, Brahms from Sir András Schiff and other forthcoming highlights

The pianist directs Brahms's concertos from the keyboard with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Cecilia Bartoli sings a gender-fluid Ariodante from Salzburg, and soprano Elizabeth Llewellyn champions Samuel Coleridge-Taylor.

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