The album In the Night by pianist Stephen Hough is a haunting journey in the dead of night.
This recording includes solo piano pieces by Schumann, Beethoven, Chopin, and a new piece composed by Stephen Hough himself. 202 more words
This is the latest work in the series for bassoon, horn, double bass, percussion, piano and choir. It may be the last one for a while since I have written seven works and am now going back over them and rewriting, usually making them more concise, editing them down. 31 more words
Pretending to be a proper singer
Mary Anning appears
They started with the Rule of 3 – broken decisively and uncomfortably at Royal Central School of Speech & Drama where the SongArt performance research group were hosting their annual Symposium… 381 more words
This 2007 violin concerto is amazing.
The recording presented here contains 3 works from the German clarinet virtuoso and composer Jörg Widmann. What draws me to this particular disc? 231 more words
It’s dark. It’s disturbing. It’s Schnittke.
This disc, Alfred Schnittke – Die Klavierkonzerte, or The Piano Concertos Nos. 1-3, is probably the only one out there (so far) that includes all 3 piano concertos written by Schnittke. 284 more words