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BBC Music Magazine

Jul 01 2022
Magazine

BBC Music Magazine is a must for anyone with a passion for classical music. Classical music connoisseurs and new enthusiast alike will enjoy the fascinating features and reviews of over 120 new works in every issue.

Welcome

THIS MONTH’S CONTRIBUTORS

BBC Music Magazine

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FREE ONE MONTH TRIAL to the digital edition • BBC Music Magazine is a must-read for anyone with a passion for classical music. Every issue brings the world of classical music to life, from interviews with the greatest artists and features on fascinating subjects, to all the latest news and opinions from around the music world.

The BBC Music Magazine Awards 2022 • We present photos from this year’s sparkling ceremony at Kings Place in London

RisingStars • Three to look out for…

Beethoven’s tormented nephew pulls the trigger

Roderick Williams

StudioSecrets • We reveal who’s recording what and where…

REWIND • Great artists talk about their past recordings

BuriedTreasure

Nothing to get cross over • Though classical crossover is often met with snobbery by purists, historically the phenomenon has acted as a fundamental creative catalyst, says Tom Service

FAREWELL TO…

Music to my ears • What the classical world has been listening to this month

Our Choices • The BBC Music Magazine team’s current favourites

Richard Morrison • An initiative by the CBSO may shake up the UK state education system

100 NOTABLE BBC PROMS • Jeremy Pound celebrates the centenary of the BBC by looking at some of the finest moments – plus a few not-so-glorious episodes – from its guardianship of the world’s greatest classical music festival

WELCOME TO THE PROMS • From First Night to Last, we present eight weeks of music in London’s Albert Hall, Battersea Arts Centre and Printworks; plus in Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Gateshead, Glasgow, Liverpool and Truro…

THE BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE INTERVIEW

The theory of relativity • Over the past 100 years, string playing style and technique has gone through significant changes; Ariane Todes reviews the current trends

Survival and revival • Despite life-changing injuries, Llinos Owen holds a top orchestral post while pursuing an elite sport, as she explains to Rachel Rowntree

A rich heritage • Andrew Green takes us on a tour of some of the UK’s best musical instrument museums and collections

Paxton House Scotland • Nipping across the border from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Paul Riley discovers a mansion adorned with fine art and glorious music-making

George Walker • Over the course of a long career, the American produced works as individual as they were immaculately crafted, says Elizabeth de Brito

GEORGE WALKER Life&Times

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 • Claire Jackson explains how this king of the concert hall triumphed despite its inauspicious start in life, and presents the best recordings

A noble yet blistering performance

Three other great recordings

Continue the journey… • We suggest works to try to after Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto

Welcome

This Handel is the gift that keeps on giving • Harry Bicket and his go-to cast of stellar singers do it again with a remarkable take on La Resurrezione, says Berta Joncus

Magical start to Bychkov’s Mahler cycle • The Czech Phil delivers a golden Fourth Symphony recording, says David Nice

Orchestral

From the archives • Andrew McGregor finds much to enjoy in an expansive collection of recordings from conductor Kurt Masur

The Kantorows set the bar in Saint-Saëns concertos • This sparking showcase from the father-and-son team is truly...


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BBC Music Magazine is a must for anyone with a passion for classical music. Classical music connoisseurs and new enthusiast alike will enjoy the fascinating features and reviews of over 120 new works in every issue.

Welcome

THIS MONTH’S CONTRIBUTORS

BBC Music Magazine

Have your say…

FREE ONE MONTH TRIAL to the digital edition • BBC Music Magazine is a must-read for anyone with a passion for classical music. Every issue brings the world of classical music to life, from interviews with the greatest artists and features on fascinating subjects, to all the latest news and opinions from around the music world.

The BBC Music Magazine Awards 2022 • We present photos from this year’s sparkling ceremony at Kings Place in London

RisingStars • Three to look out for…

Beethoven’s tormented nephew pulls the trigger

Roderick Williams

StudioSecrets • We reveal who’s recording what and where…

REWIND • Great artists talk about their past recordings

BuriedTreasure

Nothing to get cross over • Though classical crossover is often met with snobbery by purists, historically the phenomenon has acted as a fundamental creative catalyst, says Tom Service

FAREWELL TO…

Music to my ears • What the classical world has been listening to this month

Our Choices • The BBC Music Magazine team’s current favourites

Richard Morrison • An initiative by the CBSO may shake up the UK state education system

100 NOTABLE BBC PROMS • Jeremy Pound celebrates the centenary of the BBC by looking at some of the finest moments – plus a few not-so-glorious episodes – from its guardianship of the world’s greatest classical music festival

WELCOME TO THE PROMS • From First Night to Last, we present eight weeks of music in London’s Albert Hall, Battersea Arts Centre and Printworks; plus in Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Gateshead, Glasgow, Liverpool and Truro…

THE BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE INTERVIEW

The theory of relativity • Over the past 100 years, string playing style and technique has gone through significant changes; Ariane Todes reviews the current trends

Survival and revival • Despite life-changing injuries, Llinos Owen holds a top orchestral post while pursuing an elite sport, as she explains to Rachel Rowntree

A rich heritage • Andrew Green takes us on a tour of some of the UK’s best musical instrument museums and collections

Paxton House Scotland • Nipping across the border from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Paul Riley discovers a mansion adorned with fine art and glorious music-making

George Walker • Over the course of a long career, the American produced works as individual as they were immaculately crafted, says Elizabeth de Brito

GEORGE WALKER Life&Times

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 • Claire Jackson explains how this king of the concert hall triumphed despite its inauspicious start in life, and presents the best recordings

A noble yet blistering performance

Three other great recordings

Continue the journey… • We suggest works to try to after Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto

Welcome

This Handel is the gift that keeps on giving • Harry Bicket and his go-to cast of stellar singers do it again with a remarkable take on La Resurrezione, says Berta Joncus

Magical start to Bychkov’s Mahler cycle • The Czech Phil delivers a golden Fourth Symphony recording, says David Nice

Orchestral

From the archives • Andrew McGregor finds much to enjoy in an expansive collection of recordings from conductor Kurt Masur

The Kantorows set the bar in Saint-Saëns concertos • This sparking showcase from the father-and-son team is truly...


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