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.
VIDEO PODCAST: Slava Ukraini! - recorded on 24 February 2022, the day Europe 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.
Norwegian composer Ketil Hvoslef was born Ketil Sæverud into a musical family in Bergen on 19 July 1939. He studied organ and viola at the Bergen Conservatory, then in London with Thomas Rajna and Henri Lazarof, then studied composition in Stockholm with Karl-Birger Blomdahl and Ingvar Lidholm.
He taught at Bergen Conservatory (1963-1979) whilst working part time as a composer, then has been able to compose full-time since 1979.
He's known as a composer for the symphonic poem Mi-Fi-Li, the Concertino for piano and orchestra and various other concertos, the large orchestral works Antigone and Il compleanno, the opera Barabbas, chamber music and solo instrumental works, including five major works for organ.
Echoes of Oblivion by Robert McCarney - Selling like hot cakes ... maybe, hopefully