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Robert Tear, who has died aged 72 (photo: Ben Campbell-White)

The Welsh tenor Robert Tear has died

The tenor Robert Tear died this morning, March 29: he was 72. His repertoire was vast but he brought something special to British music. He was born in Barry, Glamorgan and studied at the Boys’ Grammar...

James Jolly
Leif Ove Andsnes: moving to Sony (photo: Rory Carnegie/Gramophone)

Leif Ove Andsnes signs to Sony Classical

Leif Ove Andsnes, one of today’s most charismatic and acclaimed pianists, is to join Sony Classical. He moves from EMI. Andsnes is a five-time Gramophone Award winner, earning the accolades for his recordings of concertos by...

Martin Cullingford
Les Huguenots - one of the realeses launching the new label

Dame Joan Sutherland and Opera Australia feature in opera label’s debut

At a time when opera recordings are thinner on the ground than of yore, and certainly of central repertoire, a new service devoted entirely to opera sets will be cheering news to lovers of the genre...

Martin Cullingford
The Brendel/Rattle Beethoven piano concertos – for £4.99

Week-long classical initiative from iTunes UK launches

Starting today (Tuesday, March 22), iTunes UK is focusing on classical music and making five recordings (box sets in their CD incarnations) available for the next week at under £5 each. Similar initiatives are running in...

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The new Gramophone Podcast is now online!

The latest Gramophone podcast is now available to stream or download. Gramophone 's editor-in-chief James Jolly interviews conductor Robert Hollingworth of I Fagiolini about recording Striggio's 40 part Mass for Decca - the disc which knocked...

Martin Cullingford
The Sapporo Symphony gives a concert for Japan's earthquake victims in May

A concert to benefit the earthquake victims in Japan

The Sapporo Symphony Orchestra will be giving the entire proceeds of its concert at London’s Royal Festival Hall on May 23 to benefit the victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The orchestra, which celebrates...

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JBS: one of the most respected writers on the voice in the English language

Gramophone contributor and vocal expert John Steane has died

John Steane, or JBS as he was known to many generations of Gramophone readers, died yesterday: he was 83. One of the most respected writers on the voice in the English language, JBS started writing for...

James Jolly
Gerald Stonehill: allowed the piano rolls to be brought back to life

Obituary: Gerald Stonehill, guardian of the Duo-Art legacy

It was an eye-popping experience for anyone remotely interested in the piano – or more specifically the Duo-Art reproducing piano – who visited Gerald Stonehill’s house in The Boltons, South Kensington. To see the (almost) complete...

Martin Cullingford
Join Heinz Holliger at Kings Place (photo: Dániel Vass/Schott Music)

Heinz Holliger - profiled in London

When Heinz Holliger says ‘Robert Schumann is the composer who has almost always been at the true centre of my thoughts’, it’s fair enough to wonder how his love for this quintessential Romantic spirit stacks up...

Martin Cullingford
Yakov Kreizberg, who has died aged 51 (Photo: Marco Borggreve / Netherlands PO

The conductor Yakov Kreizberg has died

The Russian-born Austrian-American conductor has died in Monaco after a long illness. He was 51. At the time of his death he was chief conductor and artistic advisor of the Netherlands Philharmonic and Netherlands Chamber orchestras,...

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