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 Recording of the Week, Paul Lewis plays early Schubert and Weber

by Katherine Cooper

The British pianist radiates sympathy and imagination in two piano sonatas from the 1810s by young composers who both died before their fortieth birthdays.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 15th February 2019

by Chris O'Reilly

New recordings from Edgar Moreau, Jeremy Denk and François-Xavier Roth, plus a memorial to Dmitri Hvorostovsky, and a 1955 recording of Rimsky-Korsakov's The Snow Maiden from Belgrade.

 Awards, Victoires de la Musique Classique 2019

by Chris O'Reilly

Chris presents the winners and nominees from last night's ceremony at La Seine Musicale in Paris, including Lang Lang and French baritone Stéphane Degout.

 Box Set Selections, Boxed Set Selections - February 2019

by Chris O'Reilly

A Berlioz anniversary tribute from Warner Classics, Wilhelm Fürtwangler’s wartime radio broadcasts with the Berliner Philharmoniker, a ninetieth-birthday celebration of Bernard Haitink, and anthologies of Idil Biret, Van Cliburn, and Leonard Pennario.

 Interview, Sir George Benjamin on Lessons in Love and Violence

by Katherine Cooper

The composer talks to Katherine about the genesis of his third opera, which premiered at Covent Garden last May and was released on DVD and Blu-ray at the end of December.

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