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 Obituary,

Gennady Rozhdestvensky (1931-2018)

The Russian conductor has died aged 87.

Chris O'Reilly
 Recording of the Week,

Haydn's 'Lamentatione' from Giovanni Antonini

The Milanese conductor continues his mammoth survey of Haydn's complete symphonies with the 'Lamentatione' and 'Alleluia', performed by the Kammerorchester Basel.

Katherine Cooper
 New Release Round-up,

New Release Round-Up - 15th June 2018

Beethoven from Cuarteto Casals, Stravinsky from the LSO Chamber Ensemble, a Verdi rarity from La Scala, and a centenary documentary on the great Swedish soprano Birgit Nilsson.

Chris O'Reilly
 Coming Soon,

Barrie Kosky's Meistersinger and other forthcoming highlights

The Australian director’s thoughtful new production from the 2017 Bayreuth Festival, plus Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s La clemenza di Tito (starring Marina Rebeka, Joyce DiDonato and Rolando Villazón), and a dream of an English song programme from Dame Sarah Connolly and Joseph Middleton.

Katherine Cooper
 BBC Music Magazine Choices,

BBC Music Magazine - July 2018 Choices

Chris introduces this month's selection, including albums from the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, The Choir of St John’s College Cambridge, the Silesian Quartet, and Emmanuel Pahud.

Chris O'Reilly

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