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MRM artists return to the stage

25 June 2020

MRM Artists celebrate a return to the stage this summer as restrictions on live performances are lifted around the globe. Against all the odds, a wave of creativity has sparked new opportunities for conductors, soloists and orchestras to make music together. Mark Padmore joins pianist Mitsuko Uchida for a performance of Franz Schubert’s great Winterreise, as part of the Wigmore...

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Winners of BBC Music Magazine Awards 2020

11 May 2020

The winners of the 2020 BBC Music Magazine Awards include MRM Artists soprano Carolyn Sampson, and tenors James Way and Edgaras Montvidas. The awards celebrate the best of classical music recordings and are chosen by shortlist and popular vote. The Recording of the Year and the Opera Award go to the Signum Classics release of Purcell’s King Arthur, featuring Carolyn...

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MRM artists at the 2019 Summer Festivals

14 June 2019

At the 2019 BBC Proms Markus Stenz conducts BBC NOW in Strauss, Brostroem & Brahms, Sunnyboy Dladla sings Mozart Requiem with BBC NOW with Natalie Stutzman, Hilary Summers sings Beethoven Symphony No.9 with BBC SO under Sakari Oramo, as well as Handel’s Jephtha with Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Richard Egarr, Andrew Tortise sings Bach Cantatas with Solomon’s Knot, and Elizabeth Watts...

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Carolyn Sampson releases new recital disc with Joseph Middleton: ‘Reason in Madness’

26 April 2019

Carolyn Sampson releases 'Reason in Madness', her new recital disc from BIS with pianist Joseph Middleton, which focuses on some of literature's heroines whose mental state has been unbalanced by sadness or tragedy, exploring responses from composers including Brahms, Schumann, Richard Strauss, Chausson, Saint-Saëns and Poulenc. As their motto they have chosen an aphorism by Nietzsche: ‘There is always some...

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