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16th-19th November


Shostakovich 4, 11 Nelsons
Transparent Granite!


Nothing but Praise


BrucKner 4 Nelsons
the finest of recent years.

superb BD-A sound

This is a wonderful set


Telemann continues to amaze


A superb disc

Performances to cherish

An extraordinary disc.

rush out and buy this

I favour above all the others

Frank Martin - Exemplary accounts

Asrael Symphony
A major addition


Another Bacewicz winner


match any I’ve heard


An outstanding centenary collection


personable, tuneful, approachable


a very fine Brahms symphony cycle.


music that will be new to most people


telling, tough, thoughtful, emotionally fleet and powerfully recorded


hitherto unrecorded Latvian music

 

 

Interviews

Composers
Interviews with composers are also indexed from the Composer Resource Index.

Tony Banks

Clarence Barlow

Sally Beamish

Lennox Berkeley (remembered by Richard Stoker)

Judith Bingham

Howard Blake

Arthur Butterworth

Bob Chilcott

George Crumb

Brett Dean

Graham Fitkin

Kenneth Hesketh (2001) (2007)

Peter Hope

Eliahu Inbal

Magnus Lindberg

Jon Lord

John McCabe

Michael Nyman

Kaija Saariaho

Sven-David Sandström

Rodion Shchedrin

Dobrinka Tabakova

Mari Vihmand

Adrian Williams

John Ramsden Williamson

Conductors

Adriano (2002) (2004) (2017)

Constantinos Carydis

Riccardo Chailly

Bjarte Engeset

Christoph Eschenbach

Rumon Gamba

Mariss Jansons

Gilbert Kaplan

Jacques Lacombe

Andrew Litton

Nicholas McGegan

John MacLaughlin Williams

Andrew Manze

Juanjo Mena

Ingo Metzmacher

Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Geoffrey Paterson

Vasily Petrenko

Alexander Polianichko

Donald Runnicles

José Serebrier (2007) (2009)

Gavin Sutherland

Loris Tjeknavorian

Osmo Vänskä

John Wilson

Mark Wigglesworth

Others

Josh Aronson (director)

Robert von Bahr (founder of BIS Records)

Trisha Brown (choreographer and director)

Stewart Collins (Chair of the British Arts Festivals Assocation)

Michael Fine (Adjunct-Director Artistic Affairs, Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra)

Norman Lebrecht (writer)

Aivar Mäe (General Manager of the Estonian National Opera)

Christopher Nupen (film maker)

Peter Phillips (director of the Tallis Scholars)

Jan Raes (Director General, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra)

Dougie Scarfe (Bournemouth SO chief executive)

Burkhard Schmilgun (Artists & Repertoire Manager, cpo)

Steve Smith (Gimell Records)

Graham Vick (opera director)

 

 



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