VIDEO PODCAST: Discussion about Bernard Haitink (1929-2021), Salzburg, Roger Doyle's Finnegans Wake Project, the English Symphony Orchestra, the Chopin Competition Warsaw, Los Angeles Opera and other subjects in our hour-long November 2021 video.
Carl Czerny was born (20 February 1791) and died (15 July 1857) in Vienna. A pianist and teacher, he was also an indefatigable composer, especially of piano teaching material which has left its mark on countless struggling students to this day.
Andrew Schartmann's Musical Tidbits - Servant to no one. In the first of an occasional series, Andrew Schartmann examines Beethoven's Op 2 No 2 and the rise of the romantic artist
Ensemble. Tuning in Afresh - Bill Newman listens to Bulgarian pianist Vesselin Stanev
Ensemble. Bravura Performance - A piano recital by Anthony Hughes, heard by Mary Isaac
Ensemble. Airborne Fingers - A BPSE lunchtime recital by Harvey Dagul and Isobel Beyer, praised by Malcolm Troup
Record Box. Lions and Lionesses - Romantic music for piano and orchestra, reviewed by George Balcombe
Old-time virtuosity stages a comeback - Daniel Grimwood at St Martin-in-the-Fields, reviewed by Malcolm Troup
Record box. Glittering figuration - Basil Ramsey listens to concertos by Czerny and Ries, played by Felicja Blumental
Ensemble. A brief report from the Empty Quarter - Carl Czerny in Edmonton, by Gordon Rumson
Yaara Tal interview -