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New Hyperion : Haydn String Quartets - Op. 50

Hyperion Records has continued its excellent series of Haydn string quartets by the London Haydn Quartet with the newly released Op. 50 quartets.  This group of works has a tendancy to be somewhat of a dark horse among Haydn’s quartets, but these works are some of the his best and adventurous. 2,845 more words

Listening Diary

New World influences in the French court

What we’re going to listen to today

Chaconne en Trio in G by Jacques Morel, performed by the Ricercar Consort

The Ricercar Consort is a Baroque ensemble founded in 1980.   393 more words


Thoughts on 'Beethoven, Period.'

On Thursday, December 3rd, I began to prepare myself- mentally and emotionally- to leave the house for a couple hours. When you’re Mom to an infant just shy of six months old, this is an event in and of itself, one which I don’t always embrace, due to the logistics and of course, the separation from my sweet baby for hours at a time. 1,508 more words


Gesture / Gebaar - Camerata Tinta Barocca #ConcertReview

Reviewed by Andrew Wilding

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Cape Town, Wednesday 12 August 2015

In her pre-concert talk, visiting baroque violinist and CTB patron Antoinette Lohmann explained the concept of… 812 more words

Classical Music Review

Arcangelo and Christine Rice - Aldeburgh Festival 21.6.15

Sunday night meant another trip along the A12, having been up and down it all day with various family outings. Having made it to Snape nice and early I grabbed some dinner and enjoyed the summery weather, eating outside. 606 more words