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16/07/2019
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15/07/2019
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14/07/2019
First performed on the Thames in front of a royal audience, the Water Music proved...
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11/07/2019
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Morgan State University Choir’s director Eric Conway chooses some of the best spirituals...
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10/07/2019
We share the story behind the references in Williams's Symphony No.8 
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09/07/2019
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09/07/2019
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This year’s Bartók World Competition trains the spotlight on pianists from 7 - 15 September
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  • Stunning performances of Weinberg symphonies

    'Few discs released during the Weinberg centenary year are likely to make more waves for the composer than this.'

    Recording of the Month
  • Jiří Bělohlávek’s reappraisal of Suk has a fairytale ending

    'The Czech players enter into the fray with sophisticated abandon'

    Orchestral
  • Fabulous Fabiano delivers a sizzling selection of arias

    'Tenor Michael Fabiano is at his best in those great Verdian oaths of vengeance'

    Opera
  • Jean-Efflam Bavouzet
    Putting the drama back into Mozart’s D minor

    'Jean-Efflam Bavouzet makes the music irresistibly sensuous'

    Concerto
  • Sandrine Piau
    French discoveries reveal unexpected treasures

    'This is utterly adorable from start to finish'

    Choral & Song
  • Christophe Rousset takes Frescobaldi in his stride

    'The late 16th-century harpsichord honours Frescobaldi’s sound'

    Instrumental
  • Character strings

    'Fine guitar and bass in close-up from Bill Frisell and Thomas Morgan'

    Jazz
  • A rich selection of piano and vocal pieces by the Schumanns

    'Listeners who know Dichterliebe intimately, and think they know the Schumanns pretty well, will discover many fresh delights'

    Choral & Song

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