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 April issue of Gramophone, on sale from 22nd March, we bring you a fascinating cover feature on China. Does this country hold the key to classical music’s future? With major developments on the horizon, including Shanghai Symphony Orchestra’s exclusive DG signing, Andrew Mellor meets conductor Long Yu and other influential Chinese musicians to assess China’s potential impact on the global musical community.
Elsewhere, Richard Bratby meets with Alban Gerhardt to discuss the outspoken German cellist’s new solo Bach recording for Hyperion, and our Summer Festivals Guide 2019 highlights the very best classical music concerts across the UK, Europe and the US. In addition, in this issue’s Collection, Rob Cowan surveys the available recordings of Rachmaninov’s fiery Symphonic Dances and chooses his favourite.
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?