May, 2010

29 Posts
London Symphony Orchestra, Ticciati, Barbican Hall
It’s a very assured – not to say very brave – young conductor who chooses to make his debut with the London Symphony Orchestra in Sibelius’ notoriously challenging Seventh Symphony. Mighty talents have fallen at this particular fence, defeated by
Read more
Galuppi: Piano Sonata in C major
Peter Seivewright, piano Piano Sonata in C major, Illy No. 55 From Galuppi Complete Piano Sonatas, vol 2 (2006) Released by Divine Art Galuppi: Piano Sonata in C major Thanks to a very special friend, I get to know these
Read more
Paul Lewis – On Beethoven
Paul Lewis, one of the acclaimed artists mentioned in an “In Tune” article titled Meeting Paul.
Read more
Meeting Paul
The first time I heard Paul Lewis was on a CD. It was a recording of Schubert’s Winterreise. I am ashamed to admit that I had never heard of Paul before, and the reason I bought the CD was actually
Read more
Arvo Pärt: How Sacred Music Scooped an Interview
When I was asked 12 months ago by the BBC if I’d be interested in making a film on Henryk Górecki (in Poland) and Arvo Pärt (in Estonia) for their Sacred Music series, I said yes, almost immediately. I’d been
Read more
Paul Lewis – Beethoven: Sonata No. 6
Paul Lewis, one of the highlighted artists mentioned in an “In Tune” article titled Another Folle Journée in Tokyo.
Read more
A Composer At One With The Sounds Of Silence
Australians played an important role in bringing to life a rare new symphony from Arvo Part, writes Harriet Cunningham. Silence. It has been a recurring theme in the life and music of one of the world’s most revered composers, Arvo
Read more
Poulenc: Sonata for Clarinet
James Campbell, clarinetJohn York, piano Sonata for Clarinet, 2nd Movement; Romanza From Ravel & Poulenc – French Chamber Music for Woodwinds, Vol.2, Disc 2 (2006) Released by Cala Poulenc: Sonata for Clarinet The clarinet sonata was completed in 1962, few
Read more