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Welcome to the BBC Music Magazine podcast. Join us once a month for the latest classical music news, the top stories in the new issue of BBC Music Magazine, a guide to the magazine’s cover CD, plus a round-up of our favourite new recordings.
Title Date Listen Download
Royal Opera House • Notre Dame • I Fagiolini May 15, 2019 Listen Download
Víkingur Ólafsson • BBC Music Magazine Awards • Roxanna Panufnik Apr 11, 2019 Listen Download
Festivals • Greatest Film Theme • Jeremy Denk Mar 25, 2019 Listen Download
Berlioz • London Concert Hall • Tasmin Little Mar 5, 2019 Listen Download
James Rhodes • BBC Music Magazine Awards • Florence Price Jan 22, 2019 Listen Download
Vivaldi's Four Seasons • Kerry Andrew • Ada Lovelace Dec 21, 2018 Listen Download
Young Chorister of the Year • Bryn Terfel • Jean Rondeau Dec 6, 2018 Listen Download
Our Classical Century • Montserrat Caballé • Igor Levit Oct 25, 2018 Listen Download
Who the devil was Paganini? • Dame Ethel Smyth • London Symphony Orchestra Oct 2, 2018 Listen Download
Cellist Steven Isserlis • Parry centenary • Radio 3 carol competition Sep 19, 2018 Listen Download
Jess Gillam • Oliver Knussen • Ludwig van Beethoven Aug 20, 2018 Listen Download
BBC Proms • Alfred Brendel • John Adams Jul 5, 2018 Listen Download
Elgar's Enigma Variations • Conductor Vladimir Jurowski • The Original Glastonbury May 30, 2018 Listen Download
Conductor Bernard Haitink • BBC Young Musician • Grazyna Bacewicz Apr 17, 2018 Listen Download
Claude Debussy centenary • Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja • Super Bowl wager Mar 26, 2018 Listen Download
Pianist Paul Lewis • Irish National Opera • Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason Feb 26, 2018 Listen Download
Recording of the Month: Ann Hallenberg Sep 1, 2017 Listen Download
First Listen: Palisander, ORA, I Fagiolini, Robin Michael Jul 25, 2017 Listen Download
Recording of the Month: Prokofiev Piano Sonatas Nos 2, 6 and 8 Feb 16, 2017 Listen Download
BBC Music Magazine Cover CD (February 2017): Glass & Adams Feb 15, 2017 Listen Download
First Listen: A Violin for All Seasons Dec 13, 2016 Listen Download
BBC Music Magazine Cover CD (Christmas 2016): A King's Singers Christmas Dec 9, 2016 Listen Download
Recording of the Month: Elgar orchestral works Nov 21, 2016 Listen Download
First Listen: War Memorials Nov 10, 2016 Listen Download
Recording of the Month: CPE Bach Cello Concertos Nov 3, 2016 Listen Download
BBC Music Magazine Cover CD (December 2016): The Art of Fugue Oct 27, 2016 Listen Download
BBC Music Magazine Cover CD (November 2016): The Desert Music Oct 14, 2016 Listen Download
BBC Music Magazine Cover CD (October 2016): Best of British Oct 14, 2016 Listen Download
First Listen: Ben Johnston String Quartets Aug 31, 2016 Listen Download
Recording of the Month: Handel's favourite tenor Aug 31, 2016 Listen Download
First Listen: Rebecca Clarke – Music for cello and piano Aug 25, 2016 Listen Download
BBC Music Magazine Cover CD (September 2016): Beethoven Symphony No. 3 Aug 9, 2016 Listen Download
Recording of the Month: Satie Socrate Aug 5, 2016 Listen Download
Recording of the Month: Beethoven Symphonies Nos 1-9 Jul 14, 2016 Listen Download
BBC Music Magazine Cover CD (August 2016): Beethoven, Brahms and Webern Jul 8, 2016 Listen Download
First Listen: Leoncavallo Zazà Jun 24, 2016 Listen Download
BBC Music Magazine Cover CD (July 2016): Mahler Symphony No. 9 Jun 16, 2016 Listen Download
BBC Music Magazine Cover CD (June 2016): Mendelssohn Jun 6, 2016 Listen Download
Recording of the Month: Martinu piano trios May 31, 2016 Listen Download
Recording of the Month: Janáček Glagolitic Mass May 4, 2016 Listen Download
First Listen: Howells Collegium Regale Apr 13, 2016 Listen Download
Recording of the Month: Handel Water Music Apr 8, 2016 Listen Download
BBC Music Magazine Cover CD (April): Yehudi Menuhin Mar 17, 2016 Listen Download
First Listen: Liberté, egalité, sororité Mar 7, 2016 Listen Download
BBC Music Magazine Cover CD: French piano works Feb 24, 2016 Listen Download
Recording of the Month: Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto and Stravinsky Les noces Feb 17, 2016 Listen Download
First Listen: Copland orchestral works Feb 9, 2016 Listen Download
Recording of the Month: Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky Piano Concertos Jan 27, 2016 Listen Download
First Listen: Patricia Kopatchinskaja Jan 20, 2016 Listen Download
Recording of the Month: Igor Levit plays Bach, Beethoven and Rzewski Dec 23, 2015 Listen Download
Recording of the Month: Brahms and Bruckner motets Dec 21, 2015 Listen Download
First Listen: Sibelius Symphonies Dec 18, 2015 Listen Download
Recording of the Month: JS Bach Violin Concertos Nov 17, 2015 Listen Download
First Listen: Bernstein Kaddish Symphony Oct 23, 2015 Listen Download
Recording of the Month: Strauss Symphonia Domestica and Die Tageszeiten Oct 23, 2015 Listen Download
Recording of the Month: Verdi Aida Oct 23, 2015 Listen Download
First Listen: Vaughan Williams Sep 11, 2015 Listen Download
First Listen: Danish and Faroese Recorder Concertos Aug 12, 2015 Listen Download
Recording of the Month: Mozart arias and overtures Aug 12, 2015 Listen Download
First Listen: France-Espagne Jul 29, 2015 Listen Download
Recording of the Month: American Polyphony Jul 10, 2015 Listen Download
First Listen: St Luke Passion Jul 2, 2015 Listen Download
Recording of the Month: Schubert played by András Schiff Jun 12, 2015 Listen Download
Recording of the Month: Tchaikovsky Manfred Symphony May 27, 2015 Listen Download
BBC Music Magazine cover CD: Elgar Sea Pictures Mar 18, 2015 Listen Download
First Listen: Broadway-Lafayette Mar 3, 2015 Listen Download
BBC Music Magazine Awards 2015: Opera Feb 26, 2015 Listen Download
BBC Music Magazine Awards 2015: Vocal Feb 25, 2015 Listen Download
Recording of the Month: Schumann Kreisleriana • Symphonic Studies Feb 24, 2015 Listen Download
BBC Music Magazine Awards 2015: Chamber Feb 20, 2015 Listen Download
BBC Music Magazine cover CD: Sviatoslav Richter live in concert Feb 20, 2015 Listen Download
BBC Music Magazine Awards 2015: Instrumental Feb 18, 2015 Listen Download
BBC Music Magazine Awards 2015: Concerto Feb 12, 2015 Listen Download
Recording of the Month: Hasse’s Siroe Feb 5, 2015 Listen Download
BBC Music Magazine Awards 2015: Choral Jan 30, 2015 Listen Download
BBC Music Magazine Awards 2015: Orchestral Jan 23, 2015 Listen Download
BBC Music Magazine cover CD: Sibelius Jan 21, 2015 Listen Download
First Listen: Sculthorpe String Quartets Jan 13, 2015 Listen Download
Recording of the Month: Vaughan Williams orchestral works Jan 7, 2015 Listen Download
BBC Music Magazine cover CD: JS Bach Cello Suites Jan 2, 2015 Listen Download
First Listen: Cecilia Bartoli St Petersburg Dec 18, 2014 Listen Download
Recording of the Month: Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius Dec 17, 2014 Listen Download
BBC Music Magazine cover CD: On Christmas Night Dec 17, 2014 Listen Download
First Listen: La Fauvette Passerinette Dec 17, 2014 Listen Download
Shostakovich Symphonies Nos 6 and 14 – Recording of the Month Nov 10, 2014 Listen Download
Blow out, ye bugles – First Listen Oct 31, 2014 Listen Download
BBC Music Magazine Cover CD: CPE Bach Oct 30, 2014 Listen Download
Fauré Requiem – Recording of the Month Oct 9, 2014 Listen Download
BBC Music Magazine Cover CD: Schumann and Schubert Oct 1, 2014 Listen Download
Music for Alfred Hitchcock – First Listen Sep 29, 2014 Listen Download
Benjamin Grosvenor’s Dances – Recording of the Month Sep 18, 2014 Listen Download
Tchaikovsky Piano Concertos – First Listen Sep 9, 2014 Listen Download
Bruckner Symphony No. 9 – Recording of the Month Sep 9, 2014 Listen Download
BBC Music Magazine Cover CD: Brahms Sep 4, 2014 Listen Download
BBC Music Magazine Cover CD: The Great Sopranos Aug 8, 2014 Listen Download
Howells Violin Sonatas – First Listen Jul 25, 2014 Listen Download
BBC Music Magazine Cover CD: Beethoven Jul 10, 2014 Listen Download
First Listen – Bernstein West Side Story Jun 27, 2014 Listen Download
Schumann and Janáček Piano works Recording of the Month Jun 18, 2014 Listen Download
BBC Music Magazine Cover CD: Elgar Jun 11, 2014 Listen Download
Vierne - Langlais Messe Solennelle - First Listen Jun 3, 2014 Listen Download
Walton Symphony No. 1 and Violin Concerto - Recording of the Month May 30, 2014 Listen Download
The sounds of 1917 May 22, 2014 Listen Download
BBC Music Magazine Cover CD: Gurney and Bridge May 15, 2014 Listen Download
A Tribute to Oscar Peterson – First Listen Apr 30, 2014 Listen Download
Handel at the Foundling Hospital Apr 23, 2014 Listen Download
Schumann Symphonies – Recording of the Month Apr 17, 2014 Listen Download
Mozart Piano Concertos – Recording of the Month Apr 10, 2014 Listen Download
Pfitzner Cello Concertos – First Listen Apr 10, 2014 Listen Download
Sibelius String Quartet – Chamber Classics Unwrapped Mar 18, 2014 Listen Download
Mahler • Rihm Orchestral Songs – Recording of the Month Mar 11, 2014 Listen Download
Russian Treasures – First Listen Feb 25, 2014 Listen Download
CPE Bach Württemberg Sonatas – Recording of the Month Feb 6, 2014 Listen Download

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