Mates blogger: Edward Seckerson


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Edward Seckerson
A prolific broadcaster, writer and journalist as well as a self-confessed ‘musical theatre obsessive’, Edward has interviewed everyone from Bernstein to Liza Minnelli, Paul McCartney to Pavarotti, Julie Andrews to Andrew Lloyd Webber. He wrote and presented the long-running BBC Radio 3 series Stage & Screen. He also regularly produces podcast interviews with notable theatrical artists and makes regular appearances on the BBC Radio 2 Arts Show, BBC Radio 3 and Radio 4, where he presented the 2007 series of the music quiz Counterpoint. He has published books on Gustav Mahler and the conductor Michael Tilson Thomas, is a regular critic for Gramophone Magazine and Opern Welt and a founder member of The Arts Desk. He also blogs independently at www.edwardseckerson.biz and tweets at @seckerson.
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The latest from Edward's site


GRAMOPHONE Review: Mahler Symphony No. 7 – Minnesota Orchestra/Vänskä 16th September 2020
GRAMOPHONE Review: Mahler Das Lied von der Erde – Dame Sarah Connolly, Robert Dean Smith, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin/Jurowski 16th September 2020
GRAMOPHONE: From Where I Sit – August 2020 16th September 2020
GRAMOPHONE COLLECTION: Bernstein’s Mass 19th August 2020
GRAMOPHONE: Rags The Musical – Original London Cast Recording 19th August 2020
GRAMOPHONE: From Where I Sit – August 2020 19th August 2020
Comparing Notes: Dame Sarah Connolly in Conversation 17th August 2020
GRAMOPHONE: Shostakovich Violin Concertos – State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia ‘Evgeny Svetlanov’/Jurowski 22nd July 2020
GRAMOPHONE: Richard Rodney Bennett Orchestral Works Vol. 4 – Michael McHale, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra/Wilson 22nd July 2020
GRAMOPHONE: From Where I Sit – July 2020 22nd July 2020
COMPARING NOTES: Michael Xavier in Conversation 17th June 2020
GRAMOPHONE Review: Shostakovich Symphony No. 11 ‘The Year 1905’ – BBC Philharmonic Orchestra/Storgårds 17th June 2020
GRAMOPHONE Review: Mahler Symphony No. 6 – Essen Philharmonic Orchestra/Netopil 17th June 2020
GRAMOPHONE Review: Bernstein Symphonies No. 1 ‘Jeremiah’ & No. 2 ‘The Age of Anxiety’ – Anna Larsson, Roland Pöntinen, Arctic Philharmonic Orchestra/Lindberg 17th June 2020
GRAMOPHONE Review: Bernstein Mass – Vojtěch Dik, etc., ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra/Russell Davies 17th June 2020
GRAMOPHONE: From Where I Sit – June 2020 17th June 2020
GRAMOPHONE Review: Brahms / Schoenberg Violin Concertos – Jack Liebeck, BBC Symphony Orchestra/Gourlay 20th May 2020
GRAMOPHONE Review: Korngold Violin Concerto / String Sextet – Andrew Haveron, Sinfonia of London Chamber Ensemble, RTÉ Concert Orchestra/Wilson 20th May 2020
GRAMOPHONE: From Where I Sit – May 2020 20th May 2020
GRAMOPHONE Review: Bruckner Symphony No. 6 – Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra/Dausgaard 22nd April 2020
GRAMOPHONE: From Where I Sit – April 2020 22nd April 2020
GRAMOPHONE Review: Malloy Octet – Original Cast Recording 25th March 2020
GRAMOPHONE Review: Copland Billy The Kid Suite / Dvořák Symphony No. 9 ‘From the New World – National Symphony Orchestra, Washington DC/Noseda 25th March 2020
GRAMOPHONE Review: Mahler Symphony No. 4 – Carolyn Sampson, Minnesota Orchestra/Vänskä 25th March 2020
GRAMOPHONE: From Where I Sit – March 2020 25th March 2020
GRAMOPHONE Review: Barber / Tchaikovsky Violin Concertos – Johan Dalene, Norrköping Symphony Orchestra/Blendulf 26th February 2020
GRAMOPHONE Review: Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition / Khachaturian Spartacus Suite, Etc. – Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Petrenko 26th February 2020
GRAMOPHONE Review: Kathleen Ferrier in New York – Kathleen Ferrier, Set Svanholm, New York Philharmonic Orchestra/Walter 26th February 2020
GRAMOPHONE: From Where I Sit – February 2020 26th February 2020
GRAMOPHONE Review: Offenbach Six Fables de La Fontaine – Karine Deshayes, Orchestre de l’Opéra de Rouen Normandie/Haeck 29th January 2020
GRAMOPHONE: From Where I Sit – January 2020 29th January 2020
GRAMOPHONE Review: Mahler Symphony No. 8 – Soloists, Choirs, Düsseldorf Symphony Orchestra/Fischer 1st January 2020
GRAMOPHONE Review: Shostakovich Symphony No. 4 – London Symphony Orchestra/Noseda 1st January 2020
GRAMOPHONE Review: Shostakovich Symphony No. 7 ‘Leningrad’- Bavarian RSO/Jansons 1st January 2020
GRAMOPHONE Review: ‘Wien’ – Jonas Kaufmann, Rachel Willis-Sørenson, Vienna Philharmonic/Fischer 1st January 2020
GRAMOPHONE: From Where I Sit – December 2019 1st January 2020
GRAMOPHONE: From Where I Sit – November 2019 4th December 2019
GRAMOPHONE: From Where I Sit – Awards Issue 2019 8th November 2019
GRAMOPHONE Review: Heggie ‘Woman: the making of…’ – Lillian Farahani/Maurice Lammerts van Bueren 8th November 2019
GRAMOPHONE Review: Duruflé Requiem / Debussy Nocturnes – Kožená, Berlin Radio Choir, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin/Ticciati 8th November 2019
GRAMOPHONE Review: Beethoven Symphony No. 3 / Strauss Metamorphosen – Sinfonia Grange au Lac/Salonen 8th November 2019
GRAMOPHONE: From Where I Sit – October 2019 17th October 2019
GRAMOPHONE Review: Tchaikovsky: ‘The Tchaikovsky Project’ Complete Symphonies & Piano Concertos – Gerstein, Czech Philharmonic/Bychkov 17th October 2019
GRAMOPHONE Review: Copland: Quiet City / Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 ‘From The New World’ / Ives: ‘Holidays’ Symphony – Solistes Européens Luxembourg/König 17th October 2019
GRAMOPHONE: From Where I Sit – September 2019 12th September 2019
GRAMOPHONE Review: Mahler Symphony No. 9 – Bamberg Symphony Orchestra/Blomstedt 12th September 2019
GRAMOPHONE Review: Mahler Symphony No. 4 – Sofia Fomina, London Philharmonic Orchestra/Jurowski 12th September 2019
GRAMOPHONE Review: Barber Vanessa (BluRay/DVD) – Glyndebourne Festival Opera, London Philharmonic Orchestra/Hrůša 14th August 2019
GRAMOPHONE Review: An American Song Album – Melody Moore/Bradley Moore 14th August 2019
GRAMOPHONE: From Where I Sit – August 2019 14th August 2019
GRAMOPHONE Review: ‘Sol y Vida’ – Elīna Garanča, Gran Canaria Philharmonic Orchestra/Chichon 17th July 2019
GRAMOPHONE: From Where I Sit – July 2019 17th July 2019
GRAMOPHONE: From Where I Sit – June 2019 14th June 2019
GRAMOPHONE Review: Sondheim Company – 2018 London Cast / Follies 2018 NT Cast 14th June 2019
Edward Seckerson talks to Renee Fleming about The Light in the Piazza 13th June 2019
GRAMOPHONE: From Where I Sit – May 2019 22nd May 2019
GRAMOPHONE: André Previn – A Tribute 24th April 2019
GRAMOPHONE: From Where I Sit – April 2019 24th April 2019
GRAMOPHONE Review: Mahler Symphony No. 7 – Budapest Festival Orchestra/Fischer 24th April 2019

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