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BBC Music Magazine Awards 2018: Shortlist

The nominations are in and voting is open!

Chris O'Reilly
 Recording of the Week 

Shostakovich from Paavo Järvi’s Estonian Festival Orchestra

Katherine is impressed by the bracing, visceral playing of the Estonian conductor's summer festival band, making their recording debut with two works by Shostakovich.

Katherine Cooper
 New Release Round-up 

New Release Round-Up - 19th January 2018

Mahler from Mariss Jansons, a superb Winterreise from Mark Padmore and Kristian Bezuidenhout, and Dvořák from the Jerusalem Quartet and guests are among the pick of today's new recordings.

Chris O'Reilly

Clare Howick on British violin music

The violinist talks to Katherine about her world premiere recordings of concertos by Gordon Jacob, Kenneth Leighton and Paul Patterson.

Katherine Cooper

Jake Heggie on It's A Wonderful Life

The American composer talks to Katherine about his opera based on Frank Capra's classic 1946 film, released on Pentatone at the end of last year.

Katherine Cooper

New and Future releases

The Wagner Project
Elgar & Bruch: Violin Concertos
Brahms: Cello Sonatas & Hungarian Dances
Brahms: Symphony No. 2