RECENT: Find out about composers from unusual places, including Gerard Schurmann, Giya Kancheli, Nazib Zhiganov and Nodar Gabunia, about singing in cars, and meet Jim Hutton from the RLPO and some of our regular contributors in this eighty-minute February 2021 video.
NEW: Composers Daniel Schorno and John Dante Prevedini discuss creativity, innovation and re-invention with Maria Nockin, Mary Mogil, Giuseppe Pennisi and Roderic Dunnett in our hour-long April 2021 video.
Spanish conductor and composer Rafael Frühbeck was born at Burgos on 15 September 1933, and studied initially in Bilbao and Madrid, and then conducting at Munich's Hochschule für Musik.
His long international career included positions in Berlin, Montreal, Bilbao, Vienna, Washington, Tokyo, Turin, Dresden, Cincinnati and Copenhagen. He was also known for conducting and recording zarzuela, and for his recordings of Albeniz, Bizet, Falla, Orff, Mendelssohn, Menotti and Mozart.
Frühbeck de Burgos died in Pamplona on 11 June 2014, aged eighty.
Ensemble. Brisk Ebullience - Lawrence Budmen sends a second report from this summer's Tanglewood Festival
Ensemble. A Real Barnburner - Another report from this summer's Tanglewood Festival, by Lawrence Budmen
Ensemble. A Special Performance - Beethoven and Brahms from Pittsburgh, enjoyed by Kelly Ferjutz