Gramophone | November 2022
This month we meet conductor, harpsichordist and founder of Les Talens Lyriques Christophe Rousset, as he marks his excellent ensemble’s 30th anniversary with a trio of recordings.
Elsewhere in the issue, we head into Abbey Road to find out about the latest remastering of Solti’s Ring Cycle, one of the most revered of all opera recordings, and also catch up with conductor Robert Trevino to explore his new Ravel recording with his Basque National Orchestra.
The Collection this month looks at recordings of Britten’s War Requiem: which recordings have best presented the composer’s powerful plea for peace?
Christian Winther Christensen is the subject of our Contemporary Composer feature; the Austrian cellist Emanuel Feuermann is celebrated in this month′s Icons; while in Musician and the Score, conductor John Wilson talks about his new Chandos recording of Rachmaninov’s Isle of the Dead.
Meanwhile, Steven Isserlis’s famed recording of John Tavener’s The Protecting Veil is the subject of this month’s Classics Reconsidered.
Lastly, we offer a round-up of the latest audio news and products, plus, as always, our expert writers offer their response to the latest albums – both new and archive – the best of which are named Editor’s Choices.