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 Recording of the Week,

Philippe Jaroussky sings Gluck's Orfeo

The French countertenor placates the Furies with singing of celestial purity on this world premiere recording of the 1774 Neapolitan version of Gluck's most popular opera.

Katherine Cooper
 New Release Round-up,

New Release Round-Up - 25th May 2018

New recordings from artists including Jakub Hrůša, Jean-Guihen Queyras, and Jacques Imbrailo & Alasdair Hogarth, plus a ravishing Rameau rarity from György Vashegyi.

Chris O'Reilly

Pierre-Laurent Aimard on Messiaen's birds

The French pianist talks to Katherine about his relationship with Catalogue d'oiseaux, which he recently recorded for Pentatone.

Katherine Cooper
 Coming Soon,

Brett Dean's Hamlet and other forthcoming highlights

The world premiere of the Australian composer’s spellbinding new Shakespearian opera, filmed at Glyndebourne last summer with Allan Clayton in the title-role, plus new releases from Joshua Bell, Steven Osborne and Cuarteto Casals.

Chris O'Reilly
 Gramophone Choices,

Gramophone Editor's Choices - June 2018

Three delightful early nineteenth-century clarinet concertos (directed by the soloist) are top of the pile this month, with other featured artists including Trio Wanderer, Alfred Brendel, and Marc-André Hamelin.

Chris O'Reilly

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