• Recording of the Month: Prokofiev’s Violin Sonatas

    Recording of the Month: Prokofiev’s Violin Sonatas

  • The classical school of rock

    The rock musicians writing music for the classical concert hall

  • The Gramophone guide to Carlo Bergonzi's greatest recordings

    The Gramophone guide to Carlo Bergonzi's greatest recordings

  • Introducing the Great Animal Orchestra Symphony

    Introducing the Great Animal Orchestra Symphony

  • How Beethoven’s symphonies changed the world

    How Beethoven’s symphonies changed the world

Features

The classical school of rock

The classical school of rock

Jonny Greenwood and Bryce Dessner are just two of a growing number of rock musicians who are writing music for the 'classical' concert hall. Pwyll ap Siôn traces the origins of a musical revolution...

The Gramophone guide to Carlo Bergonzi's greatest recordings

The Gramophone guide to Carlo Bergonzi's greatest recordings

Alan Blyth surveys the life and career of the great Italian tenor who has died at the age of 90

Introducing the Great Animal Orchestra Symphony

Introducing the Great Animal Orchestra Symphony

Michael McManus witnesses the birth of a radical new work for wildlife and orchestra

The Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic

The BBC Proms is a global music festival, but do all orchestras now sound the same?

With 10 international orchestras making their debuts at the Proms this year, Geoffrey Norris wonders what it is that gives an orchestra its national identity

Blogs

Tavener and Salonen: reaching new audiences in unexpected ways

Gramophone's editor introduces the August issue of the magazine

Why write symphonies?

'I would like to think we might now be in a phase when composers no longer seek merely to impress with complexity'

The chaos and joy of John Cage's Musicircus

Taking part in Musicircus at Aldeburgh was a bewildering musical experience

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