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eatures Awards 2013

PRELUDES

CONTEMPORARY COMPOSERS

Geraint Lewis salutes David Matthews in his 70th birthday year

SESSION REPORT

Fabio Bonizzoni records Handel’s Aci, Galatea e Polifemo in France

MUSICIAN’S DIARY

Pianist Ashley Wass reports on a busy month of performing

ICONS

Bryce Morrison on the unique artistry of pianist Van Cliburn

THE MUSICIAN AND THE SCORE

Hélène Grimaud discusses Brahms’s Second Piano Concerto

LETTERS & OBITUARIES

GRAMOPHONE AWARDS

CONTENTS AND WELCOME

RECORDING OF THE YEAR

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

YOUNG ARTIST OF THE YEAR

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

LABEL OF THE YEAR

THE CATEGORY WINNERS

CLASSICAL MUSIC AWARDS

MUSICAL JOURNEYS

Adrian Mourby in Bayreuth; Andrew Mellor in Torroella

HIGH FIDELITY

Linn’s Sneaky network player and the rise of Direct Stream Digital

NEW RELEASES

REVIEWS INDEX

MY MUSIC

Comedian Victoria Wood talks about the music she loves

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16 La Risonanza at the Abbey of Saint-Michel-en-Thiérache

31 Jan Lisiecki, Julian Bream and Alison Balsom headline the Gramophone Awards 2013

146 As seen on TV: Victoria Wood’s My Music

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