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 December issue of Gramophone we mark 100 years since the birth of Maria Callas by asking what the iconic singer's legacy means to artists and audiences today. We also look back on the history of the Hilliard Ensemble, established 50 years ago, and explore music-making at Versailles. Our popular annual Critics' Choice feature reveals the recordings our reviewers named as their favourite of 2023, while our comprehensive Competition Guide tells you all you need to know about the events to watch out for in the coming year and beyond. Beethoven’s much-loved Moonlight Sonata is our Collection, while reviews include a round-up of this year's Christmas releases as well as, of course, our monthly Editor's Choice selection of the finest new albums - plus much more besides!