In a revealing and wide-ranging interview the cover star of the June issue of Gramophone, Esa-Pekka Salonen, explains how he continues to be driven forward by the glorious sound of the symphony orchestra and a deep curiosity about the world. As he approaches his 60th birthday, he tells Andrew Farach-Colton why he’s more fearless and open-minded than ever before ...
Also in this issue, a century after Hubert Parry’s death, scholar Jeremy Dibble defines and celebrates the music of this often-neglected British composer.
Elsewhere, we recommend the best recording of Josef Suk’s Asrael Symphony, survey the career of organist Pierre Cochereau, and explore the drama below the surface of the music of Thea Musgrave.
In addition, our world-leading critics review the latest classical music releases and, as always, the very best is named Recording of the Month. Watch the video below for a quick look at this month's Editor's Choice recordings:
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