Richard Strauss was accused of being cold and unemotional, yet his music is anything but. Michael Kennedy – in his final Gramophone article – surveys the composer’s legacy
This Valentine's Day (February 14) Tchaikovsky's Iolanta and Bartók's Bluebeard's Castle will be performed as a double bill at the Metropolitan Opera in New York...
Editor Martin Cullingford introduces his 12 favourite recordings from the February issue
It's all change at the top in the orchestral world, but Amsterdam have shown some imagination with their new musical boss-to-be, writes James Jolly
The composer reveals the challenges of fusing classical and world music in his most recent piece for the Royal Ballet