VIDEO PODCAST: Slava Ukraini! - recorded on 24 February 2022, the day the world woke up to the news that Vladimir Putin's Russian forces had invaded Ukraine. A fifty minute video which also features Caitríona O'Leary and Eric Fraad discussing their new film Island of Saints, and pays tribute to Joseph Horovitz, Malcolm Troup and Maria Nockin.
The late Patric Standford may have written these short pieces deliberately to provoke our feedback. If so, his success is reflected in the rich range of readers' comments appearing at the foot of most of the pages.
Italian composer Alberto Colla was born in Alessandria on 2 July 1968. He studied composition with Carlo Mosso, also studying piano, choral music and choral conducting, then specialised in composition, studying in Parma with Azio Corghi and in Rome at the Accademia Internationale Santa Cecilia.
He is particularly committed to realising large orchestral works, and has won many composition prizes for his writing.