• Exclusive video: Angel Blue sings Gershwin's 'Summertime'

    Exclusive video: Angel Blue sings Gershwin's 'Summertime'

  • Thomas Adès, the dance composer

  • The 2014 British Composer Awards Shortlist is announced

  • Grigory Sokolov signs exclusive contract with Deutsche Grammophon

    Grigory Sokolov signs exclusive contract with DG

  • Gramophone Editor’s Choice recordings – October 2014

    Gramophone Editor’s Choice recordings – October 2014

Features

Thomas Adès, the dance composer

He may be better known for his operas and stand-alone works, but Thomas Adès is increasingly being sought out by choreographers. As the composer prepares to conduct and perform his own music at Sadler's Wells, Sarah Kirkup asks what makes his music so great to dance to

Beethoven's Symphony No 6, introduced by Iván Fischer

Beethoven's Symphony No 6, introduced by Iván Fischer

For this conductor, the ‘Pastoral’ Symphony represents the individual’s liberation through nature

Playlists

Every month Gramophone's playlists explore particular themes and take you on a musical journey

Gramophone Editor’s Choice recordings – October 2014

Gramophone Editor’s Choice recordings – October 2014

Read the reviews and stream this month's Editor's Choice recordings

Blogs

Daniel Hope introduces his new music theatre work, A Distant Drum

Telling the story of South African anti-Apartheid writer Nat Nakasa

Galway, Marriner and Hogwood

Two legends to reward, one to remember

We need to think differently to give our children a better music education

'The education sector is in danger of settling for musical "experiences" that introduce and engage young audiences but have no clear target to strive for'

Vienna Philharmonic to spend $1m Birgit Nilsson Prize on its archive

Great for historians - but what else could the world's richest classical prize achieve?

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