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FEBRUARY 2021

February Radio3and TVlistings

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FEATURES 26 Cover: Evelyn Glennie Claire Jackson is taken on a personal guided tour of the brilliant percussionist’s most cherished instruments 36 Opera at Versailles Paul Riley tells the story of the palace’s grand opera house, built in the dying years of the monarchy 42 Classical collecting Jeremy Pound explores music memorabilia, from cigarette cards to autographs and programmes 44 Siberian pianos Sophy Roberts on her epic travels across Russia in search of instruments with a fascinating story 48 Lewisohn Stadium Brian Wise on New York’s lost classical music venue 52 Education Chamber groups and orchestras are taking their musicmaking directly to schools, writes Andrew Stewart

EVERY MONTH 8 Letters 12 The Full Score The latest news from around the classical music world 25 Richard Morrison 32 The BBC Music Magazine Interview Tom Ser v i c e talks to conductor Emmanuelle Haïm 60 Musical Destinations Michael White heads to Andermatt and Klosters 62 Composer of the Month Alexandra Wilson explores the politics of Verdi’s operas 66 Building a Library

Natasha Loges on Schumman’s Frauenliebe und -leben 100 Radio & TV listings 104 Crossword and Quiz 106 Music that Changed Me Wine critic Jilly Goolden

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26 Dame Evelyn Glennie

Subscriptions £64.87 (UK); £65 (Europe); £74 (Rest of World) ABC Reg No. 3122 EDITORIAL Plus each of our favourite percussion moments in orchestral music Editor Oliver Condy Tr i angle in Li s z t ’s P i ano Concer to No. 1 Deputy editor Jeremy Pound Bells in ‘Saturn’ from Holst’s The Planets Reviews editor Michael Beek Timpani in Bartók’s Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta Editorial assistant Freya Parr Timpani duel in the fourth movement of Nielsen’s Symphony No. 4 ‘Inextinguishable’ Cover CD editor Alice Pearson

Listings editor Paul Riley Bass drum in the Dies Irae of Verdi’s Requiem Art editor Dav Ludford Designer Liam McAuley Picture editor Sarah Kennett Thanks to Daniel Jaffé, Ian Carpenter MARKETING Subscriptions director Jacky Perales-Morris Direct marketing executive Kellie Lane ADVERTISING Advertising sales director Mark Reen +44 (0)117 300 8810 Group advertisement manager Tom Drew +4 4 (0)117 300 8806 Business development managers Katie Gibbons +44 (0)117 300 8812 Liz Barile-Page +44 (0)117 300 8256 Senior account manager Rebecca Yirrell +44 (0)117 300 8811

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