The award winning Danish String Quartet performed all sixteen Beethoven String Quartets from November 5-11 in an astonishing six programs—a belated celebration of Beethoven’s 250th birthday worth waiting for. The ensemble was originally scheduled to perform the works in a
Labyrinths, the latest release from Orchestra of the Swan, explores themes of isolation, distance and a longing for human connection. Ideas of pilgrimage, contemplation and enlightenment are filtered through a sequence of beautifully atmospheric soundworlds. Formed in 1995, Orchestra of
In 2020, two British teenagers, Myron and Archie, former boy choristers with the renowned Magdalen College Choir, Oxford, recorded a very special album of music arranged for the unusual ensemble of treble duet. Myron and Archie’s debut album LOVE IS….
‘De Profundis Clamavi’, a recent release by British pianist Duncan Honeybourne on the EM Records label, makes a persuasive and enjoyable case for lesser-known English composers of the 20th and 21st centuries. Recorded in August 2020 in between the UK
The Schubert Club of Saint Paul Minnesota opened its 2021-22 International Artists Series on November 2, and 3, featuring violinist Augustin Hadelich and Orion Weiss. My expectation was that it would be a great evening. Finally: a live concert. I
Darkness and light pervade Cordelia Williams’ latest release, Nightlight, which explores the many facets of nighttime – its turmoil, terror and tenderness, and the longing for and consolation of light – through a programme of brooding, atmospheric and ultimately consoling
Murray Perahia: Winner in 1972 Since its inception, the Leeds International Piano Competition has attained a highly respected reputation as the “most coveted prize in the piano world and internationally acclaimed for introducing some of the greatest pianists of our