VIDEO PODCAST: John Dante Prevedini leads a discussion about Youth Involvement in Classical Music - this specially extended illustrated feature includes contributions from Christopher Morley, Gerald Fenech, Halida Dinova, Patricia Spencer and Roderic Dunnett.
A legend in his own lifetime was the American clarinettist Benny Goodman, born on 30 May 1909 in Chicago. His career was divided between jazz and classical music. Copland and Hindemith wrote concertos for him, and he was remarkable in performance of the Mozart Concerto. He died in New York on 13 June 1986.
Ensemble. Splendidly Lucid - Elgar, Weber, Tchaikovsky and more from Julian Bliss, Mark Elder and the Hallé Orchestra, reported by Mike Wheeler
CD Spotlight. Highly Engaging - Emma Johnson plays Bernstein, Copland and Dankworth, recommended by Ron Bierman. '... outstanding performances ...'