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Insight and opinion from leading figures in classical music.

Episode Date
Harry Christophers: Handel's Acis and Galatea
14:41

The conductor Harry Christophers, who founded his choir The Sixteen in 1979, tells James Jolly about his new release - Handel's pastoral Acis and Galatea, issued on the Coro label.

Feb 14, 2019
Jan Lisiecki: Mendelssohn's piano music
13:09

The pianist and former Gramophone Young Artist of the Year talks to James Jolly about his new album for Deutsche Grammophon, featuring Mendelssohn's two piano concertos alongside two major solo works.

Feb 08, 2019
Hilary Hahn on recording Bach
24:24

Back in November we named Hilary Hahn’s new album of the solo violin music of Bach, on the Decca label, our Recording of the Month. For the latest Gramophone Podcast, Editor Martin Cullingford talked to her about her about very personal relationship with the composer’s music.

 

Feb 01, 2019
Haydn piano sonatas: Roman Rabinovich
10:39

Pianist Roman Rabinovich discusses recording Haydn piano sonatas for First Hand Recordings. Presented by Gramophone's Editor-in-Chief James Jolly.

Jan 25, 2019
Christian Gerhaher: Schumann the song composer
19:52

Christian Gerhaher and pianist Gerold Huber have embarked on a Schumann Lieder project; the first volume ‘Frage’ is just out and combines groups of songs – or song-cycles as Gerhaher argues – from 1840 and 1850 and includes the Kerner-Lieder. Gramophone’s Editor-in-Chief James Jolly caught up with the baritone for our latest podcast.

Jan 18, 2019
Jennifer Pike: the Polish Violin
14:14

The violinist Jennifer Pike tells James Jolly about her new album on Chandos called 'The Polish Violin', for which she's joined by the pianist Petr Limonov. It features music by Henryk Wieniawski, Karol Szymanowski, Moritz Moszkowski and Mieczysław Karłowicz.

Jan 11, 2019
Harmonia Mundi: Gramophone's Label of the Year
26:54

We profile our 2018 label of the year - Harmonia Mundi. Editor Martin Cullingford spent time last summer in Arles, the label’s home in the South of France, and spoke to various artists - both established and newly-signed - and the label head Christian Girardin about what Harmonia Mundi and indeed recording itself means to them.

Dec 21, 2018
Steven Isserlis at 60
21:03

A special celebratory conversation between cellist Steven Isserlis and Editor-in-Chief James Jolly which explores - among many topics - the nature of recording, the music of John Tavener, cellists of the past and gut strings.

Dec 14, 2018
St Catharine's Girls' Choir, Cambridge at 10
13:16

Cambridge is a city famed for its world-leading choirs of boy choristers - but ten years ago, St Catharine’s College founded the first college-based choir for girls. In the latest Gramophone podcast the Music Director Edward Wickham talks to Gramophone Editor Martin Cullingford about that first decade, and about the choir's new recording ‘Sing Levy Dew’, a beautiful programme of music for upper voices by contemporary and 20th century composers, released on the Resonus Classics label.

Dec 07, 2018
Handel’s Ode for St Cecilia's Day, with John Butt
13:26

Gramophone’s Editor Martin Cullingford interviews the Dunedin Consort’s music director John Butt about his new recording of Handel’s Ode for St Cecilia’s Day, a celebration and exploration of the art of music itself, on Linn.

 

Nov 30, 2018
Brahms's late piano music: Charles Owen
09:19

The pianist Charles Owen has recently released a two-CD set of Brahms's late piano music (the Opp 76 and 79, as well as Opp 116-9 pieces) on Avie, also available to stream and download. James Jolly caught up with Charles recently for a Gramophone Podcast to talk about Brahms and these miniatures of his later life.

Nov 23, 2018
Violinist Nikolaj Znaider
19:42

Violinist Nikolaj Znaider talks to Gramophone's James Jolly about recording Mozart for LSO Live, and about the Carl Nielsen International Competition.

Nov 15, 2018
Clarinettist Julian Bliss
18:47

Clarinettist Julian Bliss talks to Editor Martin Cullingford about his new recording of the Mozart and Weber clarinet quintets with the Carducci String Quartet on Signum Classics. He also discusses his love of jazz, and about helping design a new clarinet. 

Nov 09, 2018
Remembering Birgit Nilsson
20:35

The centenary of the birth of the great Swedish soprano Birgit Nilsson fell in May and the Birgit Nilsson Foundation has overseen various commemorative projects including a DVD and a 31-CD set of Nilsson's greatest roles recorded live and issued by Sony Classical. And 2018 also saw another musician honoured with the Birgit Nilsson Prize, the soprano Nina Stemme. James Jolly caught up with Rutbert Reisch, the President of the Birgit Nilsson Foundation, in Stockholm and talked to him about the singer and her extraordinary career as documented on the live recordings.

Nov 02, 2018
Montserrat Caballé, Bach, and Rachmaninov
16:53

Gramophone Editor Martin Cullingford and Editor in Chief James Jolly pay tribute to the great soprano Montserrat Caballé, discuss the music of Bach, and enjoy some of the best new classical releases - including a remarkable recording of Rachmaninov playing his own music. 

Oct 12, 2018
Sir Thomas Allen: September Songs
18:47

Acclaimed baritone Sir Thomas Allen talks to Editor Martin Cullingford about his latest album, September Songs, of music from the ‘Great American Songbook’. Featuring excerpts from the album, which is available now on Champs Hill Records.

Oct 05, 2018
The Gramophone Awards
17:46

Gramophone’s Editor Martin Cullingford and Editor-in-Chief James Jolly explore some of the winners from the 2018 Gramophone Awards including the Recording of the Year, and discuss the Recording of the Month from the latest issue of the magazine.

Sep 25, 2018
Mullova records Pärt, Pappano records Bernstein, and Jaap Van Zweden
20:28

Gramophone’s Editor Martin Cullingford and Editor-in-Chief James Jolly discuss some of the topics and releases covered in the latest issue, including our cover artist Viktoria Mullova’s new recording of the music of Arvo Pärt on Onyx, the New York Philharmonic’s new music director Jaap Van Zweden, and this month’s best recordings, including our Recording of the Month, Bernstein symphonies conducted by Antonio Pappano on Warner Classics.

Aug 29, 2018
Bernstein in Rome
25:16

Sir Antonio Pappano has recorded Leonard Bernstein's three symphonies - Jeremiah (No 1), The Age of Anxiety (No 2) and Kaddish (No 3) – with his Orchestra of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome, the ensemble of which Leonard Bernstein was Honorary President. Recorded live this February at orchestra's home in the Parco della Musica, the symphonies set is released by Warner Classics on Friday, August 10. James Jolly went to Rome to report on the sessions and talk to conductor, soloists Beatrice Rana and Marie-Nicole Lemieux, and Bernstein's Personal Assistant Craig Urquhart, about these three major scores.

Aug 08, 2018
Stephen Hough's Dream Album
21:19

One of today's foremost pianists, Stephen Hough talks to Gramophone's Editor Martin Cullingford about his fascinating and very personal new recording. From Mompou and Liszt to Sibelius, via 14 transcriptions and several pieces by Hough himself, the release - called Stephen Hough's Dream Album, and available on Hyperion Records - is a beautiful journey through the art of the piano miniature. 

Jul 24, 2018
Celebrating Bernstein, and this month’s best recordings
18:35

Gramophone’s Editor Martin Cullingford and Editor-in-Chief James Jolly discuss some of the topics and releases covered in the latest issue of the magazine, including the legacy of Leonard Bernstein, and Bizet's The Pearl Fishers, a fabulous new recording of which is our August issue's Recording of the Month. 

Jul 19, 2018
Benjamin Zander on Beethoven's Ninth Symphony
24:08

Benjamin Zander's latest recording is of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, with the Philharmonia Orchestra and Chorus on Brattle Media, and it’s one in which the conductor has sought to perform the work exactly as he believes the composer original intended. Zander talks to Editor Martin Cullingford about the recording, and also about the importance of reaching new audiences for classical music.

Jul 17, 2018
Guitarist Miloš Karadaglić
09:22

In the latest Gramophone Podcast, guitarist Miloš Karadaglić talks to Editor in Chief James Jolly, telling him about the new concerto by Joby Talbot that he’s premiering at the Proms on August 2, and his new book 'Play Guitar with Miloš', which is available now from Schott.

Jul 05, 2018
Percussion, Mozart in London, and DG’s new Chinese signing
19:42

Gramophone’s Editor Martin Cullingford and Editor-in-Chief James Jolly discuss some of the topics and releases covered in the latest issue of Gramophone, including: the world of percussion, Mozart in London, DG’s latest Chinese signing, and how to vote for our orchestra of the year.

Jun 22, 2018
Michael Collins talks about the Crusell clarinet concertos
12:50

The clarinettist Michael Collins talks to Gramophone's James Jolly about Bernhard Crusell's groundbreaking impact on the instrument, his three concertos, and recording and conducting at the same time. His new Chandos recording is Gramophone's June Recording of the Month.

Jun 13, 2018
Angela Hewitt on Bach, Beethoven and Messiaen
23:23

Leading pianist Angela Hewitt talks to Gramophone’s Editor Martin Cullingford about the importance of Bach in her life, recording Beethoven Sonatas, and performing Messiaen at the Proms.

Jun 08, 2018
Esa-Pekka Salonen, Hubert Parry, the month’s best releases
19:21

Gramophone’s Editor Martin Cullingford and Editor-in-Chief James Jolly discuss some of the main features and most significant releases covered in the latest issue of Gramophone. Topics include: composer and conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen, the legacy of Parry, this month’s best releases - including our Recording of the Month, Crusell’s clarinet concertos - and an introduction to some new features in the magazine.

May 25, 2018
Birgit Nilsson, lieder in translation, the month’s best releases
16:27

Gramophone’s Editor Martin Cullingford and Editor-in-Chief James Jolly discuss some of the main features and most significant releases covered in the latest issue of Gramophone. Topics include: the legacy of the great soprano Birgit Nilsson, Schubert lieder in translation, St John’s College Cambridge, highlights from this month’s Editor’s Choices - including Christian Tetzlaff’s new recording of Bartók’s violin concertos and Julien Brocal’s release of Mompou and Ravel - and an insight into Karl Böhm’s opera recordings.

Apr 26, 2018
The 2018 BBC Proms
11:14

The 2018 BBC Proms has been announced. Gramophone’s Editor Martin Cullingford caught up with David Pickard, Director of the BBC Proms, and Francesca Kemp, Director of Proms on Television, to talk through some of the season’s highlights.

Apr 19, 2018
Countertenor Jakub Józef Orliński
14:08

The young Polish countertenor Jakub Józef Orliński - a recent Gramophone ‘One to Watch’ - is something of an internet sensation, his performances on YouTube of the Vivaldi aria ‘Vedro, con mio diletto’ having been watched tens of thousands of times. March 30 sees a studio recording with Il Pomo d’Oro being released by Erato as a digital single. You can hear it in in this week’s episode of Gramophone’s The Listening Room.

Mar 30, 2018
Music education with Julian Lloyd Webber
19:40

James Jolly talks to the Principal of the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Prof Julian Lloyd Webber about his aspirations for the new building, what a conservatoire education means and how important classical music is for us all.

Mar 12, 2018
Handel's last Prima Donna
13:50

Soprano Ruby Hughes and conductor Laurence Cummings talk to Editor-in-Chief James Jolly about music written for the Italian soprano Giulia Frasi, Handel’s last prima donna, which they’ve recorded for a new disc on Chandos.

Mar 02, 2018
Westminster Abbey's James O'Donnell on Ludford
18:54

The choir of Westminster Abbey’s new recording for the Hyperion label features the music of 16th-century English composer Nicholas Ludford. Organist and Master of the Choristers James O’Donnell talks to Gramophone's Editor Martin Cullingford about Ludford, as well as about the role of the choir in the life of the Abbey today.

Feb 22, 2018
Exploring Gershwin with Kirill Gerstein
19:15

Leading virtuoso pianist Krill Gerstein talks to Editor Martin Cullingford about Gershwin, someone whose ability to weave together many soundworlds makes him, Gerstein argues, truly a composer for today's world. His album, featuring Rhapsody in Blue and the Concerto in F and from which the musical excerpts are taken, is released on Myrios Classics on February 16.

Feb 05, 2018
Exploring Prokofiev: Lisa Batiashvili
15:10

Lisa Batiashvili talks to Gramophone’s Editor Martin Cullingford about her new recording on the Deutsche Grammophon label devoted to the music of Prokofiev, including both violin concertos and some shorter works from throughout the composer’s life.

Jan 29, 2018
Contemporary choral music: Rory McCleery
16:11

The director of the Marian Consort tells Editor Martin Cullingford about Music for the Queen of Heaven, the ensemble’s disc of modern Marian motets, released by Delphian.

Dec 01, 2017
Richard Tognetti on Mozart and Greenwood
12:41

The latest release from Richard Tognetti and the Australian Chamber Orchestra features Mozart’s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, and Water, a new work by composer and member of Radiohead, Jonny Greenwood. Gramophone’s Editor Martin Cullingford spoke to the conductor and violinist about the album, which is released by ABC Classics on vinyl in Australia, and digitally worldwide. 

Nov 28, 2017
Bruges in Music
22:25

Gramophone’s James Jolly visited Bruges to talk to some of the movers and shakers of the city’s music scene and experience a handful of concerts in some striking settings. As well as meeting Tomas Bisschop, Director of the MA Festival and the Early Music Programme Coordinator at Bruges’s Concertgebouw, Albert Edelman, James talked to the keyboard-player and conductor Jos van Immerseel and the city’s Carillonneur, Frank Deleu.

Oct 12, 2017
Jonas Kaufmann on French repertoire
12:53

The German tenor, Jonas Kaufmann, has just released a new French aria collection, ‘L’Opéra’ on Sony Classical. He was in London earlier this year to sing his first Otello, at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and Gramophone’s James Jolly went to talk to him about the recording.

Sep 29, 2017
Ivan Ilić on Antoine Reicha
12:27

Chandos, in association with RTS and Palazetto Bru Zane, has launched a new series exploring the keyboard music of Antoine Reicha, born the same year as Beethoven and a close friend of the German composer. It’s played by Ivan Ilić. He was in London recently and Gramophone’s Editor in Chief, James Jolly, went to talk to him about the project.

Sep 22, 2017
Brian Elias in conversation
25:08

British composer Brian Elias has just had his Cello Concerto premiered at the Proms, is enjoying positive reviews of his retrospective album ‘Electra Mourns’ on NMC, and is looking forward to a revival of The Judas Tree – Kenneth MacMillan’s last ballet, for which Elias composed a specially commissioned score – at the Royal Opera House this October. Gramophone's Deputy Editor Sarah Kirkup meets with him to reflect on a lifetime of composing, and to find out what it was like to collaborate with one of the finest choreographers Britain has ever produced.

Sep 19, 2017
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa
11:27

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa is one of the most admired sopranos - indeed classical artists - of our age. Gramophone celebrates her enormous contribution to music over an extraordinary career by giving her our 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award, sponsored by Presto Classical. To mark the occasion, Editor-in-Chief James Jolly met with her to reflect on repertoire, recording and performance.

Sep 13, 2017
Baritone Benjamin Appl
10:02

As Benjamin Appl draws to the end of his year as Gramophone's Young Artist of the Year - and of touring his Sony Classical debut disc Heimat - he talks to Editor-in-Chief James Jolly about programming and plans

Sep 12, 2017
Modern music for ancient instruments
13:04

For their latest album on Delphian, called ‘Set upon the rood’, the Choir of Gonville and Caius, Cambridge invited contemporary composers to write works for ancient instruments. The college’s music director Geoffrey Webber tells Editor Martin Cullingford about the project.

Aug 17, 2017
English guitar music: Sean Shibe
14:55

Sean Shibe, a real rising star of the guitar world, has just released his first disc, called 'Dreams and Fancies' on the Delphian label - and we've named it an Editor's Choice recording in the September 2017 issue of Gramophone. In this Gramophone podcast he talks to Editor Martin Cullingford about English music for guitar, about Julian Bream, and about the unique appeal of the instrument and its repertoire.

Aug 17, 2017
Music for lute: Matthew Wadsworth
15:35

On his new album Late Night Lute, Matthew Wadsworth pairs pieces from the instrument’s history - including by John Dowland and Alessandro Piccinini among other composers - with a premiere recording of a new suite for theorbo by Stephen Goss. In the latest Gramophone podcast, he talks to Editor Martin Cullingford about the programme, and about the unique sound-world of the theorbo.

Jul 14, 2017
Singing Siegmund: tenor Bryan Register
12:25

The tenor Bryan Register is singing the role of Siegmund in the current Grange Park Opera production of Wagner’s Die Walküre (a 'sensation' according to the Financial Times). He talked to Gramophone’s James Jolly about the role and some of his favourite recorded interpreters of the part. 

Jul 11, 2017
The Ondes Martenot
18:23
Leading Ondes Martenot player Cynthia Millar talks about her extraordinary electronic instrument and its repertoire, from Messiaen to Adés
May 24, 2017
Liszt the pianist
22:46
Dejan Lazic’s new disc for Onyx explores the genius of Liszt: he discuses the composer and virtuoso with Gramophone’s Editor Martin Cullingford
May 15, 2017
Mozart and his world
19:09
Conductor Ian Page discusses the composer and his contemporaries with Gramophone's James Jolly
May 15, 2017
Juan Diego Flórez: in conversation
14:11
The acclaimed tenor Juan Diego Flórez talks to Gramophone’s Editor Martin Cullingford, ahead of a recital at London’s Royal Albert Hall on June 2
Apr 24, 2017
BBC Proms 2017
14:08
Proms Director David Pickard discusses the key themes behind this year's season with Gramophone's Editor Martin Cullingford
Apr 20, 2017
Music for Holy Week, with Nigel Short
14:27
Tenebrae conductor Nigel Short tells Gramophone why the music written for Holy Week has such extraordinary power
Apr 06, 2017
Paavo Järvi in conversation
16:44
The conductor talks Takemitsu, Strauss and music in Japan
Mar 02, 2017
The piano music of Vaughan Williams
19:48
Mark Bebbington reflects on the composer's works for piano - including a remarkable premiere recording - featured on his new Somm release
Jan 30, 2017
Inspired by Vivaldi
21:11
Tasmin Little and Roxanna Panufnik talk about Vivaldi's Four Seasons and a new piece exploring seasons throughout the world
Jan 24, 2017
In conversation with Julius Drake
14:35
James Jolly talks to the pianist about song, and about curating a new season of Temple Music concerts
Jan 20, 2017
The Gramophone Awards 2016
06:35
Highlights of the Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2016 at London's St John's Smith Square on September 15, with performances by Benjamin Appl, Daniil Trifonov and Record of the Year winner Igor Levit. Filmed by medici.tv
Dec 15, 2016
In conversation with Malcolm Martineau
17:59
James Jolly speaks to pianist Malcolm Martineau about Fauré and 19th-century song
Jul 19, 2016
Stravinsky ballets - on piano
13:36
Charles Owen and Katya Apekisheva talk about performing four-hand transcriptions of The Rite of Spring and Petrushka
May 20, 2016
Yundi talks Chopin
12:18
The Chinese pianist about his love for the composer's music
Apr 14, 2016
Lang Lang on music education
15:00
The pianist talks to James Jolly about his passion for encouraging a new generation of musicians
Mar 21, 2016
Conductor Jaap van Zweden records Mahler
17:41
The Music Director of the Dallas Symphony and Hong Kong Philharmonic orchestras talks to Gramophone about Mahler, Dallas and guest conducting
Mar 11, 2016
Leeds Lieder 2016 - celebrating song
18:49
Joseph Middleton and Roderick Williams tell James Jolly about their ambitions for their West Yorkshire festival
Mar 09, 2016
Chopin's Berceuse
05:08
Bryce Morrison talks us through Chopin's exquisite miniature, as played by Murray Perahia on Sony
Feb 17, 2016
Violinist Edward Dusinberre discusses his new book
25:10
The Takács Quartet first violinist talks to James Jolly, for an EFG Gramophone Conversation held at the London Review Bookshop
Feb 16, 2016
Tenor Saimir Pirgu on his new solo disc
19:27
The Albanian tenor Saimir Pirgu talks to Editor-in-Chief James Jolly about his career, working with Pavarotti, and his new recording for Opus Arte
Feb 08, 2016
Concerto: A Beethoven Journey, introduced by its director
10:25
Director Phil Grabsky talks to James Jolly about his latest film, ‘Concerto - A Beethoven Journey', which features pianist Leif Ove Andsnes and is being broadcast on BBC 4 on Friday October 23
Oct 20, 2015
Riccardo Chailly on La Scala and conducting opera
21:07
Conductor Riccardo Chailly talks to James Jolly about La Scala and his return to opera. A Gramophone Milestones podcast, produced in association with EFG International.
Oct 14, 2015
Christoph von Dohnányi reflects on his remarkable career
14:18
Conductor Christoph von Dohnányi talks to Martin Cullingford about the importance of musical partnerships and reflects on the recording process. With excerpts from his latest recording, Bruckner's Sym No 9 with the Philharmonia Orchestra, on Signum
Oct 08, 2015
Arabella Steinbacher discusses Mendelssohn and Tchaikovsky
11:36
Violinist Arabella Steinbacher joined Gramophone Editor and Publisher Martin Cullingford for a recent 'EFG Gramophone Conversation at Foyles' to discuss recording Mendelssohn and Tchaikovsky violin concertos for Pentatone
Sep 10, 2015
Daniel Barenboim talks about recording Brahms
13:06
Daniel Barenboim talks to James Jolly about recording the Brahms Piano Concertos with Gustavo Dudamel for DG. A Gramophone Milestones Podcast, in association with EFG International.
Aug 27, 2015
Valentina Lisitsa talks about the music of Scriabin
10:07
Pianist Valentina Lisitsa talks to Gramophone about the composer's music, to mark the 100th anniversary of his death and the release of Scriabin The Complete Works by Decca. A Gramophone Milestones Podcast, in association with EFG International.
Jul 13, 2015
Dame Emma Kirkby talks about her career
23:25
Dame Emma Kirkby talks to Gramophone Editor-in-Chief James Jolly, on the occasion of the release of a 12-CD set issued by Decca celebrating the soprano's career. A Gramophone Milestones Podcast, in association with EFG International.
Jun 10, 2015
Carolyn Sampson talks about her new recital album
11:57
The soprano discusses her disc of songs by Fauré, Schumann, Poulenc, Debussy and others with Gramophone Editor-in-Chief James Jolly
Apr 02, 2015
Julian Lloyd Webber discusses his new disc of English music for strings
17:03
Elgar, Delius, Walton, Ireland: Julian Lloyd Webber talks about his new disc of English music for strings
Mar 24, 2015
Sir James Galway
29:51
Gramophone's 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award winner talks to James Jolly, as part of an EFG Gramophone Conversation at Foyles
Feb 10, 2015
Composer Peter Dickinson at 80
28:28
Composer, pianist, teacher, writer and Gramophone contributor Peter Dickinson, 80 in November, reflects on his career and introduces his three concertos (recently released by Heritage Records).
Dec 15, 2014
Joshua Bell talks about his new Bach recording
11:29
Gramophone Editor Martin Cullingford in conversation with the violinist and Academy of St Martin in the Fields Music Director
Nov 10, 2014
James Jolly and Hugo Shirley celebrate Richard Strauss
38:14
James Jolly talks with Gramophone critic Hugo Shirley about the life and music of Strauss. A Gramophone Milestones Podcast, in association with EFG International.
Nov 03, 2014
Igor Levit talks about recording Bach Partitas
09:19
Pianist Igor Levit talks about recording Bach Partitas for Sony Classical
Oct 29, 2014
Rinaldo Alessandrini talks about Concerto Italiano
27:55
Rinaldo Alessandrini talks to James Jolly about Concerto Italiano in its 30th birthday year
Sep 16, 2014
Daniel Hyde talks about his new Buxtehude recording for Opus Arte
14:21
Daniel Hyde, Music Director at Magdalen College, Oxford, talks to James Jolly about his first recording for Opus Arte, music by Buxtehude
Apr 28, 2014
Richard Egarr talks about Bach's St John Passion
11:39
Richard Egarr talks to Martin Cullingford about recording Bach's St John Passion with the Academy of Ancient Music on the ensemble's own label
Apr 14, 2014
Pianist Iain Burnside talks about recording Rachmaninov's complete songs for Delphian Records
15:16
Pianist Iain Burnside talks about recording Rachmaninov's complete songs for Delphian Records
Apr 01, 2014
Miloš Karadaglić talks about Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez
06:57
Guitarist Miloš Karadaglić talks about recording Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez
Mar 11, 2014
Michael Tilson Thomas marks 20 years as San Francisco Symphony Music Director: a Gramophone Milestones Podcast
21:59
Michael Tilson Thomas marks 20 years as as San Francisco Symphony Music Director: a Gramophone Milestones Podcast, with James Jolly
Mar 03, 2014
Schubert's Winterreise: a Gramophone Milestones Podcast, with Gerald Finley and James Jolly
28:40
James Schubert's Winterreise: a Gramophone Milestones Podcast, with Gerald Finley and James Jolly
Jan 27, 2014
Verdi's music explored: a Gramophone Milestones Podcast, with James Jolly and Richard Wigmore
34:16
Verdi's music explored: a Gramophone Milestones Podcast, with James Jolly and Richard Wigmore
Dec 07, 2013
Violinist Leonidas Kavakos talks about recording Brahms's Violin Concerto
14:37
Violinist Leonidas Kavakos talks about recording Brahms's Violin Concerto
Nov 04, 2013
Violinist Leonidas Kavakos talks about recording Brahms's Violin Concerto
14:34
Violinist Leonidas Kavakos talks about recording Brahms's Violin Concerto
Nov 04, 2013
Mark Padmore and Nicholas Daniel discuss Vaughan Williams's Ten Blake Songs
13:40
Vaughan Williams's Ten Blake Songs: Martin Cullingford talks to Mark Padmore and Nicholas Daniel
Oct 10, 2013
A tribute to Susan Chilcott: James Jolly talks to Iain Burnside, Fiona Maddocks and David Sigall
12:16
A tribute to Susan Chilcott: James Jolly talks to Iain Burnside, Fiona Maddocks and David Sigall
Oct 02, 2013
James Jolly talks to 2013 Gramophone Young Artist of the Year Jan Lisiecki
16:39
Pianist and DG Artist Jan Lisiecki has been named 2013 Gramophone Artist of the Year, an Award sponsored by EFG International
Sep 18, 2013
Martin Cullingford talks to guitarist Julian Bream: a Gramophone Milestones Podcast, in association with EFG International
17:35
The great guitarist, 80 this year, talks about his career in our latest Gramophone Milestones Podcast
Sep 15, 2013
Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2013 (part 2) - we discuss five of the winners
19:38
James Jolly and Gramophone reviewers discuss five of this year's category-winning discs at the Gramophone Classical Music Awards
Sep 12, 2013
Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2013 - we discuss six of the winners
16:15
James Jolly and Gramophone reviewers discuss six of this year's category-winning discs at the Gramophone Classical Music Awards
Sep 10, 2013
Harpsichordist Andreas Staier talks about his Gramophone Classical Music Award-winning disc
10:46
Harpsichordist Andreas Staier talks about his Gramophone Classical Music Award-winning disc ‘…pour passer la mélancolie'
Sep 05, 2013
Proms director Roger Wright tells Gramophone about the 2013 season
16:16
Proms director Roger Wright tells Gramophone about the 2013 season
Jul 10, 2013
Ida Haendel talks to Gramophone about Bach, Mozart and life in London
10:46
The great violinist Ida Haendel talks to Martin Cullingford about Bach, Mozart and her links to London
Jul 02, 2013
William Christie talks about conducting Rameau's Hippolyte et Aricie at Glyndebourne
11:36
William Christie talks to Antony Craig about conducting Glyndebourne's first French Baroque opera later this month
Jun 17, 2013
Viktoria Mullova talks to Martin Cullingford about recording Bach
14:06
The violinist Viktoria Mullova talks about her new recording of Bach violin concertos, released on Onyx
Jun 07, 2013
Dame Janet Baker talks to James Jolly: a Gramophone Milestones Podcast, in association with EFG International
33:13

The great mezzo-soprano talks about her career in our latest Gramophone Milestones Podcast

May 31, 2013
Lutenist Paul O'Dette talks to Martin Cullingford about the music of Francesco da Milano
18:35
Lutenist Paul O'Dette talks to Martin Cullingford about the music of Francesco da Milano
May 24, 2013
LSO flautist Adam Walker talks to Gramophone's deputy editor Sarah Kirkup about his debut disc Vocalise
13:38
LSO principal flautist Adam Walker talks to Gramophone's deputy editor Sarah Kirkup about his debut disc Vocalise, which takes its inspiration from song
May 16, 2013
Gramophone editor Martin Cullingford talks to Decca's new soprano Julia Lezhneva about her disc of Motets
06:22
Gramophone editor Martin Cullingford talks to Decca's new soprano Julia Lezhneva about her disc of Motets by Vivaldi, Porpora, Handel and Mozart
May 01, 2013
Gramophone editor Martin Cullingford talks to Decca's new soprano Julia Lezhneva about her disc of Motets
06:22
Gramophone editor Martin Cullingford talks to Decca's new soprano Julia Lezhneva about her disc of Motets by Vivaldi, Porpora, Handel and Mozart
May 01, 2013
James Jolly talks to Sir John Eliot Gardiner about the new 30-CD set marking his 70th birthday, released by DG
35:27
James Jolly talks to Sir John Eliot Gardiner about the new 30-CD set marking his 70th birthday, released by DG
Apr 16, 2013
Martin Cullingford explores 90 years of classical recording. A Gramophone Milestones Podcast, in association with EFG International
39:42
Martin Cullingford explores 90 years of classical recording. A Gramophone Milestones Podcast, in association with EFG International
Apr 11, 2013
Martin Cullingford explores 90 years of classical recording. A Gramophone Milestones Podcast, in association with EFG International
39:42
Martin Cullingford explores 90 years of classical recording. A Gramophone Milestones Podcast, in association with EFG International
Apr 11, 2013
James Jolly talks to Corina Belcea and Antoine Lederlin from the Belcea Quartet about recording Beethoven
19:35
James Jolly talks to Corina Belcea and Antoine Lederlin from the Belcea Quartet about recording Beethoven
Mar 08, 2013
Martin Cullingford talks to Candida Thompson about recording Britten
09:58
Martin Cullingford talks to Candida Thompson about recording Britten
Mar 05, 2013
James Jolly and Paul Kildea discuss Benjamin Britten: A Gramophone Milestones Podcast, in association with EFG International
32:47
James Jolly and Paul Kildea discuss Benjamin Britten. A Gramophone Milestones Podcast, in association with EFG International
Feb 17, 2013
Tenor Nicky Spence talks about 'As You Like It', his new disc of Shakespeare settings, on Resonus Classics
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Tenor Nicky Spence talks to Gramophone's deputy editor Sarah Kirkup about 'As You Like It', his new disc of Shakespeare settings, with pianist Malcolm Martineau on Resonus Classics
Jan 15, 2013
Conductor John Wilson on Elgar and Stephen Wright of ICA Classics on historic recordings
31:59
Gramophone editor-in-chief James Jolly talks to conductor John Wilson about Elgar and great Elgarians (and his new recording for Somm), and to Stephen Wright of ICA Classics about the importance of historic recordings.
Jan 04, 2013
Marc Minkowski talks about 30 years of Les Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble and his new recording for Naive of the Schubert symphonies
17:49
Marc Minkowski discusses 30 years of Les Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble and their anniversary release of the Schubert symphonies
Dec 06, 2012
Patricia Kopatchinskaja talks to James Jolly about her new disc of three Hungarian violin concertos - works by Bartok, Eotvos and Ligeti - for Naive
10:39
Patricia Kopatchinskaja talks to James Jolly about her new disc of three Hungarian violin concertos - works by Bartok, Eotvos and Ligeti - for Naive
Nov 29, 2012
Gabriel Jackson on his Requiem and Nicholas Phan on Britten: Gramophone Podcast November 2012
24:08
Gabriel Jackson on his Requiem and Nicholas Phan on Britten: Gramophone Podcast November 2012
Nov 13, 2012
Leif Ove Andsnes on Beethoven: Gramophone Podcast November 2012
12:29
Leif Ove Andsnes on Beethoven: Gramophone Podcast November 2012
Oct 31, 2012
Nørgård, Rautavaara and Saariaho: Gramophone Awards 2012, Contemporary Category
18:03
Nørgård, Rautavaara and Saariaho: Gramophone Awards 2012, Contemporary Category
Sep 25, 2012
Ives and Schumann: Gramophone Awards 2012, Chamber Category
15:17
Ives and Schumann: Gramophone Awards 2012, Chamber Category
Sep 21, 2012
Chopin, Liszt, Ravel and Schubert: Gramophone Awards 2012, Instrumental Category
12:24
Chopin, Liszt, Ravel and Schubert: Gramophone Awards 2012, Instrumental Category
Sep 18, 2012
Pollini, Gould and the Royal Concertgebouw: Gramophone Awards 2012, Historic Category
14:51
Pollini, Gould and the Royal Concertgebouw: Gramophone Awards 2012, Historic Category
Sep 13, 2012
Bartók, Beethoven, Berg and Shostakovich: Gramophone Awards 2012, Concerto Category
09:10
Beethoven, Berg, Bartók and Shostakovich: Gramophone Awards 2012, Concerto Category
Sep 08, 2012
Wagner, Vivaldi and Arias for Guadagni: Gramophone Awards 2012, Recital Category
08:37
Wagner, Vivaldi and Arias for Guadagni: Gramophone Awards 2012, Recital Category
Sep 04, 2012
Brahms, Howells and Poulenc: Gramophone Awards 2012, Choral Category
14:37
Brahms, Howells and Poulenc: Gramophone Awards 2012, Choral Category
Aug 31, 2012
Bach, Schütz and Zelenka: Gramophone Awards 2012, Baroque Vocal Category
12:27
Bach, Schütz and Zelenka: Gramophone Awards 2012, Baroque Vocal Category
Aug 29, 2012
Bach, Handel and Vivaldi: Gramophone Awards 2012, Baroque Instrumental Category
10:56
Bach, Handel and Vivaldi: Gramophone Awards 2012, Baroque Instrumental Category
Aug 22, 2012
Fidelio, Werther and Die Meistersinger: Gramophone Awards 2012, Opera Category
08:57
Fidelio, Werther and Die Meistersinger: Gramophone Awards 2012, Opera Category
Aug 21, 2012
Padmore, Williams and Keenlyside: Gramophone Awards 2012, Solo Vocal Category
09:51
Padmore, Williams and Keenlyside: Gramophone Awards 2012, Solo Vocal Category
Aug 17, 2012
Harry Christophers, Khatia Buniatishvili, and Wells Cathedral School: The August 2012 Gramophone Podcast
30:27
Harry Christophers, Khatia Buniatishvili, and Wells Cathedral School: The August 2012 Gramophone Podcast
Aug 13, 2012
Beethoven, Martinů and Stravinsky: Gramophone Awards 2012, Orchestral Category
11:59
Beethoven, Martinů and Stravinsky: Gramophone Awards 2012, Orchestral Category
Aug 09, 2012
Barenboim, Gardiner and Carpenter: The July 2012 Gramophone Podcast
29:53
Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Daniel Barenboim and Cameron Carpenter: The Gramophone Podcast - July 2012
Jul 13, 2012
Andrew Litton, Rachel Podger, the Takács Quartet and Sir Mark Elder: the Gramophone Podcast June 2012
34:01
Andrew Litton, Rachel Podger, the Takács Quartet and Sir Mark Elder: the Gramophone Podcast June 2012
Jun 19, 2012
Emma Johnson on Brahms, Mark Bebbington on Bliss, plus Vladimir Ashkenazy and Tine Thing Helseth: the Gramophone Podcast, April 2012
48:21
Emma Johnson on Brahms, Mark Bebbington on Bliss, plus Vladimir Ashkenazy and Tine Thing Helseth: the Gramophone Podcast, April 2012
Apr 13, 2012
Eric Whitacre, Alban Gerhardt and Tugan Sokhiev: the Gramophone Podcast, March 2012
17:20
Eric Whitacre, Alban Gerhardt and Tugan Sokhiev: the Gramophone Podcast, March 2012
Mar 14, 2012
The Gramophone Hall of Fame Podcast - Sir Mark Elder
22:20
The Gramophone Hall of Fame Podcast - Sir Mark Elder
Feb 15, 2012
Stile Antico, Mariusz Kwiecien and Alan Gilbert: The Gramophone Podcast, February 2012
41:09
Stile Antico, Mariusz Kwiecien and Alan Gilbert: The Gramophone Podcast, February 2012
Feb 10, 2012
The Gramophone Hall of Fame Podcast - Daniel Hope
23:30
The Gramophone Hall of Fame Podcast - Daniel Hope
Jan 27, 2012
Julian Lloyd Webber and Renée Fleming: the Gramophone Podcast - January 2012
35:00
Julian Lloyd Webber and Renée Fleming: the Gramophone Podcast - January 2012
Jan 16, 2012
Antoni Wit, and remembering Eileen Joyce: the Gramophone Podcast, December 2011
22:01
Antoni Wit, and remembering Eileen Joyce: the Gramophone Podcast, December 2011
Dec 08, 2011
James Ehnes, JoAnn Falletta and Richard Tognetti: the Gramophone Podcast, November 2011
24:27
James Ehnes, JoAnn Falletta and Richard Tognetti: the Gramophone Podcast, November 2011
Nov 11, 2011
Milos Karadaglic, Iestyn Davies and Véronique Gens: the Gramophone Podcast - October 2011
20:22
Milos Karadaglic, Iestyn Davies and Véronique Gens: the Gramophone Podcast - October 2011
Oct 21, 2011
James Jolly introduces the best recordings of 2011, as named at the Gramophone Classical Music Awards
36:21
James Jolly introduces the best recordings of 2011, as named at the Gramophone Classical Music Awards
Oct 06, 2011
Christopher Hogwood - 70th Birthday Tribute
55:47
Christopher Hogwood - 70th Birthday Tribute
Sep 09, 2011
James MacMillan, Elgar and Delius - the choral category of the 2011 Gramophone Classical Music Awards
11:04
James MacMillan, Elgar and Delius - the choral category of the 2011 Gramophone Classical Music Awards
Sep 01, 2011
Dudamel, Lang Lang, Uchida, Balsom and others - Gramophone Artist of the Year 2011
20:36
Dudamel, Lang Lang, Uchida, Balsom and others - Gramophone Artist of the Year 2011
Sep 01, 2011
Martin Cullingford and Lindsay Kemp discuss the Baroque Instrumental recordings shortlisted for the 2011 Gramophone Classical Music Awards
09:16
Martin Cullingford and Lindsay Kemp discuss the Baroque Instrumental recordings shortlisted for the 2011 Gramophone Classical Music Awards
Sep 01, 2011
Bartók, Ravel, Debussy and Massenet from Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, and Reger and Strauss from Marc-André Hamelin - the 2011 Gramophone Classical Music Awards, concerto shortlist
10:47
Bartók, Ravel, Debussy and Massenet from Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, and Reger and Strauss from Marc-André Hamelin - the 2011 Gramophone Classical Music Awards, concerto shortlist
Sep 01, 2011
Mozart's Magic Flute, Verdi's Otello and Rossini's Ermione - Gramophone Awards 2011 Opera
12:35
Mozart's Magic Flute, Verdi's Otello and Rossini's Ermione - Gramophone Awards 2011 Opera
Sep 01, 2011
Hugo Wolf, Benjamin Britten and Richard Rodney Bennett - the 2011 Gramophone Classical Music Awards, solo vocal
11:46
Hugo Wolf, Benjamin Britten and Richard Rodney Bennett - the 2011 Gramophone Classical Music Awards, solo vocal
Sep 01, 2011
Shostakovich, Suk, and Bax, Bridge and Delius: the Orchestral category from the 2011 Gramophone Classical Music Awards
15:26
Shostakovich, Suk, and Bax, Bridge and Delius: James Jolly and Richard Whitehouse discuss the Orchestral category from the 2011 Gramophone Classical Music Awards
Sep 01, 2011
Brahms, Ravel and Liszt: the Instrumental category from the 2011 Gramophone Classical Music Awards
10:13
Brahms, Ravel and Liszt: the Instrumental category from the 2011 Gramophone Classical Music Awards
Sep 01, 2011
Handel and Lully: Martin Cullingford and Richard Lawrence discuss the Baroque Vocal category from the 2011 Gramophone Awards
11:34
Handel and Lully: Martin Cullingford and Richard Lawrence discuss the Baroque Vocal category from the 2011 Gramophone Awards
Sep 01, 2011
Harrison Birtwistle, David Matthews and Poul Ruders: the Contemporary category from the 2011 Gramophone Classical Music Awards
10:44
Harrison Birtwistle, David Matthews and Poul Ruders: the Contemporary category from the 2011 Gramophone Classical Music Awards
Sep 01, 2011
Beethoven, Mahler and Monteverdi: the Historic category from the 2011 Gramophone Classical Music Awards
10:29
Beethoven, Mahler and Monteverdi: the Historic category from the 2011 Gramophone Classical Music Awards
Sep 01, 2011
Jonas Kaufmann, Joyce DiDonato and Marie-Nicole Lemieux: the Recital category from the 2011 Gramophone Classical Music Awards
09:50
Jonas Kaufmann, Joyce DiDonato and Marie-Nicole Lemieux: the Recital category from the 2011 Gramophone Classical Music Awards
Sep 01, 2011
Dvorák, Beethoven, Grieg and Strauss - 2011 Gramophone Classical Music Awards, chamber category
11:28
Dvorák, Beethoven, Grieg and Strauss - 2011 Gramophone Classical Music Awards, chamber category
Sep 01, 2011
Byrd, Agricola and Striggio: the Early category from the 2011 Gramophone Classical Music Awards
13:15
Byrd, Agricola and Striggio: James Jolly and Peter Quantrill discuss the Early category from the 2011 Gramophone Classical Music Awards
Sep 01, 2011
Benjamin Grosvenor and François-Xavier Roth: the Gramophone Podcast - August issue, 2011
24:44
Benjamin Grosvenor and François-Xavier Roth: the Gramophone Podcast - August issue, 2011
Jul 14, 2011
New College Oxford, Kirill Gerstein and Joseph Calleja: the Gramophone Podcast - July issue, 2011
21:48
New College Oxford, Kirill Gerstein and Joseph Calleja: the Gramophone Podcast - July issue, 2011
Jun 23, 2011
James Bowman, Mahan Esfahani, Yannick Nézet-Séguin - the Gramophone Podcast, June 2011
22:44
James Bowman, Mahan Esfahani, Yannick Nézet-Séguin - the Gramophone Podcast, June 2011
May 18, 2011
John Rutter and Alexandra Silocea: The Gramophone Podcast - May issue, 2011
24:34
John Rutter and Alexandra Silocea: The Gramophone Podcast - May issue, 2011
Apr 15, 2011
Robert Hollingworth, Nick van Bloss and film music: the Gramophone Podcast - April issue, 2011
21:09
Robert Hollingworth, Nick van Bloss and film music: the Gramophone Podcast - April issue, 2011
Mar 18, 2011
Sir Thomas Beecham's legacy and David Skinner: The Gramophone Podcast - March issue, 2011
29:59
Sir Thomas Beecham's legacy and David Skinner: The Gramophone Podcast - March issue, 2011
Feb 22, 2011
The Gramophone Podcast - Midem 2011
18:56
The Gramophone Podcast - Midem 2011
Jan 27, 2011
Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Murray Perahia and Christophe Rousset - the Gramophone Podcast, January 2011
21:09
Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Murray Perahia and Christophe Rousset - the Gramophone Podcast, January 2011
Jan 21, 2011
Schubert's Piano Sonata D960, and Eric Whitacre: the Gramophone Podcast December 2010
16:41
Schubert's Piano Sonata D960, and Eric Whitacre: the Gramophone Podcast December 2010
Dec 21, 2010
The Gramophone Podcast December 2010 - the Critics' Choice recordings of 2010
09:07
The Gramophone Podcast December 2010 - the Critics' Choice recordings of 2010
Nov 29, 2010
Nico Muhly, Paul Hillier and a tribute to Dame Joan Sutherland - The Gramophone Podcast, November 2010
16:44
Nico Muhly, Paul Hillier and a tribute to Dame Joan Sutherland - The Gramophone Podcast, November 2010
Nov 01, 2010
James Jolly and Rob Cowan discuss Sir Charles Mackerras - The Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2010 (part 1)
18:59
James Jolly and Rob Cowan discuss Sir Charles Mackerras - The Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2010 (part 1)
Sep 01, 2010
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Jan 01, 2010
String quartets, Birgit Nilsson, Kubelik and Stokowski - Gramophone, April 2006
21:01
String quartets, Birgit Nilsson, Kubelik and Stokowski, plus the latest news and releases - James Jolly introduces a Gramophone podcast, in April 2006
Jan 01, 2009
Dame Elisabeth Schwarzkopf - James Jolly and Patrick O'Connor pay tribute to the great singer. A Gramophone Podcast from 2006
21:19
Dame Elisabeth Schwarzkopf - James Jolly and Patrick O'Connor pay tribute to the great singer. A Gramophone Podcast from 2006
Jan 01, 2009