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July/August 2020

As the world thanks its medics, we meet the World Doctors’ Orchestra; Southbank Centre’s Gillian Moore explores how classical music can serve a world changed by Covid-19; Jess Gillam on adapting to online music-making; and the evolution of recordings practice, from vinyl to streaming.

Plus, how Jessica Victoria, who was born blind, is making a career as an opera singer; how festivals are adapting to a world where social distancing is the norm; the varied roles of the music editor; violinist Mathilde Milwidsky releases her debut album; the Royal Academy of Music helps young musicians make their first recordings; pianist Charles Owen on coping with quarantine; and making the case for post-Brexit migration and customs arrangements that enable musicians to continue to work in Europe.

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