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Christa Ludwig at 90

Katherine celebrates the great German mezzo's ninetieth birthday by picking out ten favourite recordings from her long and varied career.

Katherine Cooper
 Recording of the Week 

Alfred Brendel performs music by Schumann and Brahms

Live recordings by Alfred Brendel of Schumann's Piano Concerto and Brahms's Handel Variations have been made available on disc for the first time.

James Longstaffe
 New Release Round-up 

New Release Round-up - 16th March

Bernstein from Yannick Nézet-Séguin and Liza Ferschtman, Juan Diego Flórez as Werther, and a rare recording of Meyerbeer's Le Prophète starring John Osborn and Marianne Cornetti.

Chris O'Reilly

Max Cencic on Porpora

The countertenor talks to Katherine about his two recent recordings paying homage to the Neapolitan singing-teacher and composer, the anniversary of whose death fell on 2nd March.

Katherine Cooper
 Box Set Selections 

Boxed Set Selections - March 2018

A birthday celebration of Christa Ludwig in song, two fascinating collections of Russian rarities, and a complete Beethoven symphonies cycle with a difference…

Chris O'Reilly

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