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The 12 most highly recommended recordings reviewed in this issue
RECORDING OF THE MONTH Mark Pullinger is thrilled to hear a stunning debut album from Chilean-American tenor Jonathan Tetelman, with a range of operatic arias sung with stylish aplomb and characterisation
A selection of recent Bruckner albums; more Pettersson from Christian Lindberg; Håkan Hardenberger plays French trumpet concertos
The Takács Quartet complete their Haydn journey; a colourful album from Plínio Fernandes
Mark Viner’s Alkan odyssey; Martin Jones plays Daniel Jones; Sean Shibe’s ‘Lost & Found’
Works for tenor by Nico Muhly; Timothy Fallon sings Respighi; Fatma Said’s ‘Kaleidoscope’
ONLINE CONCERTS & EVENTS Andrew Mellor recommends some online viewing
A fine Rimsky-Korsakov DVD; Schütz’s Dafne
JAZZ & WORLD MUSIC
Reviews from our sister titles Jazzwise and Songlines
Vladimir Ashkenazy’s complete solo recordings
Rob Cowan on recent releases from the archives
CLASSICS RECONSIDERED David Gutman and Andrew Achenbach revist Sir Adrian Boult’s LSO RVW Symphony No 6
Tom Service’s listening guide; The War on Music
GRAMOPHONE COLLECTION Richard Whitehouse explores the recorded catalogue of Debussy’s ‘poème dansé’ Jeux
FOR THE RECORD
The latest news – plus a catch-up with pianist Lang Lang about his new Disney album, a step behind the scenes of Berlin’s Teldex studio, and James Jolly meets the man behind the Verbier Festival, Martin T:son Engstroem
LETTERS AND OBITUARIES Sibelius’s Seventh on record, the career of Bramwell Tovey, and tributes to Andrew Ball, Alice Harnoncourt and Stefan Soltész
RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS To mark the 150th anniversary of the composer’s birth, Richard Bratby assesses his legacy in terms of his impact on the generations of composers that followed, through some fascinating coversations with a number of them
THE MUSIC OF OWAIN PARK As both conductor of The Gesualdo Six and a composer, the young musician Owain Park has already made an impressive impact on choral music. Alexandra Coghlan meets him
Which albums are in contention this year?
Our guide to the best events throughout the world as the 2022/23 season gets underway
MUSICIAN AND THE SCORE Oliver Soden talks to Edward Gardner about the conductor’s new recording of Tippett’s opera The Midsummer Marriage
Jeremy Nicholas remembers the great Earl Wild
CONTEMPORARY COMPOSERS Jonathan Shipley explores the music of – and recommends some albums by – Angélica Negrón
The latest from the world of audio equipment
Poet George Szirtes on links between language and music, and the power of Beethoven quartets
4 GRAMOPHONE OCTOBER 2022
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