Gramophone has been the world’s leading authority on classical music since 1923. With 13 issues a year every edition will enrich your classical music knowledge with in-depth interviews and features about composers past and present, plus established and new artists from across the globe. Each issue includes over 100 reviews of the latest CDs, downloads, DVDs and books all written by our globally acclaimed panel of expert critics. Gramophone is an essential magazine for students and performers of classical music.
Please note: This is the North American edition of Gramophone. It includes all the pages of the UK edition and also a specialised 16 page supplement each issue, “Sounds of America”. This details the most exciting musical developments across North America as well as reviewing the most interesting specialist American releases.
In the November issue of Gramophone, on sale from November 2, the acclaimed tenor Ian Bostridge contributes to our pages with a self-penned survey of the art of the song, culminating in an account of his new recital recording with Sir Antonio Pappano which combines war poetry and song to visceral effect.
Elsewhere, Andrew Mellor meets Edward Gardner in Bergen and discovers a conductor who is determined to push his players forward with new repertoire including Berlioz’s Grande Messe des morts, and Richard Bratby catches up with cellist Daniel Müller-Schott in London to discuss the Proms, unusual transcriptions for his instrument – and street art.
Plus, don’t miss our expert critics’ opinions of the newest classical releases: which will be named Editor’s Choice, and which overall recording will be crowned Recording of the Month?