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.
RECENT: 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.
Vividly Projected - Mike Wheeler listens to J S Bach, Gustav Holst, George Dyson, David Bednall, Edward Bairstow, César Franck, Purcell Mansfield, Judith Weir and Marcel Dupré, played by organist Sachin Gunga
Border Crossings - Mike Wheeler listens to Andy von Oppenkowski's recital as part of the Derby Cathedral organ series
Ensemble. Warmth and Dignity - Mike Wheeler listens to the Derwent Singers
CD Spotlight. Top-Notch - The Dobson organ at Merton College, praised by Gerald Fenech
Admirably Projected - Simon Hogan plays the organ at Derby Cathedral, impressing Tom Corfield
Deftly Handled - Robert Quinney at the organ of Derby Cathedral, heard by Mike Wheeler
Fire and Energy - Peter Gould provides a compelling end to Derby Cathedral's summer organ series, heard by Mike Wheeler
CD Spotlight. Wonderfully Complementary - Music for flute and organ, recommended by Gerald Fenech. '... mastery, panache and a sense of balance that is almost uncanny.'
Structural Thinking - Recitals on the organ at Derby Cathedral by Andrew Dewar, David Briggs and Anthony Hammond, heard by Mike Wheeler
Majesty, Moment and Control - Ben Bloor's concluding recital for Derby Cathedral's 2010 summer organ series impresses Tony Westerman
Liszt with Languid Ease - Christopher Herrick at Derby Cathedral, heard by Tony Westerman
Convincingly Handled - Tom Corfield plays the organ of Derby Cathedral, heard by Mike Wheeler
Effectively Projected - York Minster's Robert Sharpe plays the organ at Derby Cathedral, reviewed by Mike Wheeler
Cumulative Weight - Mike Wheeler listens to Peter Williams at the organ of Derby Cathedral
CD Spotlight. Sovereign Horn Territory - Music for horn and orchestra, recommended by Howard Smith. '... stunning breath control and consummate understanding ...'
Ensemble. Rhythmic Drive - Mike Wheeler listens to The Midas Touch Organ Duo
Ensemble. Four Heroes - Mike Wheeler enjoys a multi-player organ recital
Noble and Moving - An organ recital by Andrew Nethsingha, appreciated by Mike Wheeler