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 Interview,

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
 Recording of the Week,

String Quartets by Debussy and Ravel from the Jerusalem Quartet

The Jerusalem Quartet offer masterfully controlled and impressively dynamic accounts of the String Quartets by Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel.

James Longstaffe
 New Release Round-up,

New Release Round-Up - 18th May 2018

Schubert from Isabelle Faust and friends, Wolf-Ferrari from Vasily Petrenko, and Vaughan Williams from The Choir of St John's College, Cambridge.

Chris O'Reilly

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