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Welcome to the BBC Music Magazine podcast, brought to you by the magazine's editorial team. 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 exclusive cover CD, plus a round-up of our favourite new recordings.

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Edward Gardner • Royal Philharmonic Society • Elgar Cello Concerto

9 August 2019 - 11:27am
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BBC Music Magazine Cover CD: Gurney and Bridge

15 May 2014 - 3:44pm

Jeremy Pound and Rosie Pentreath discuss orchestral works by Gurney and Bridge, as heard on the BBC Music Magazine June issue Cover CD.

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A Tribute to Oscar Peterson – First Listen

30 April 2014 - 10:13am

Andrew Litton swaps his conducting baton for the piano for his latest recording, an album dedicated to the great jazz pianist Oscar Peterson. The BBC Music Magazine team has a listen to it for this month's First Listen podcast.

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Handel at the Foundling Hospital

23 April 2014 - 4:44pm

Oliver Condy travels to the Foundling Museum in London to talk to its director Caro Howell about Handel's fund-raising performances of his Messiah at the hospital for abandoned children.

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Schumann Symphonies – Recording of the Month

17 April 2014 - 5:22pm

Schumann's four Symphonies are given fresh and exciting performances by the Chamber Orchestra of Europe on their new album, our May 2014 Recording of the Month. Find out more about these masterpieces in this podcast, and hear extracts from the recording.

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Mozart Piano Concertos – Recording of the Month

10 April 2014 - 4:30pm

Martha Argerich is the soloist in our April Recording of the Month, a superb disc of Mozart Piano Concertos - one of the final recordings made by the late Claudio Abbado. We explore the works here.

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Pfitzner Cello Concertos – First Listen

10 April 2014 - 4:26pm

Are Pfitzner's Cello Concertos little-known masterpieces? The BBC Music Magazine team discuss and rate Alban Gerhardt's new recording of these pieces in this First Listen podcast.

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Sibelius String Quartet – Chamber Classics Unwrapped

18 March 2014 - 6:37pm

Welcome to the first of a series of special podcasts celebrating Kings Place's year-long festival Chamber Classics Unwrapped, supported by BBC Music Magazine. In this podcast, we're exploring Sibelius's powerful and highly personal String Quartet in D minor.

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