Introducing the July 2023 issue of Gramophone, featuring a portrait of Handel

Friday, June 9, 2023

In this issue we set Handel the composer and his music in the age in which he lived and we explore the enduring legacy of the operatic icon Maria Callas

Gramophone July 2023

In the July issue of Gramophone, we explore the career and music of Handel through the lens of six pivotal years in the composer's life, with Richard Wigmore as our expert guide.


We also look at the history – and future – of the song recital, and profile a fascinating project by Onyx Brass as the quintet marks its 30th anniversary with a series of commissions.


Elsewhere in Musician and the Score we talk to Andrew Lucas about recording Bruckner’s motets, this month's Icons is famed soprano Maria Callas, Steve Reich features in the Contemporary Composer profile, and the much-loved Brahms's Violin Concerto is the subject of our Collection: which version emerges as the greatest?

Plus, as always, the latest classical music releases reviewed by our expert critics, with the very best being named Editor's Choices.

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