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.
He's best known for writing a series of musicals, including Babes in Toyland, Cyrano de Bergerac and It Happened in Nordland.
Victor Herbert died suddenly from a heart attack in New Haven, Connecticut on 26 May 1924, aged sixty-five.
CD Spotlight. Very Impressive - Christmas music from the Brass Band of Battle Creek, recommended by Keith Bramich. '... bewitchingly subtle touches of colour ...'
A Golden Treasury - Havergal Brian on European and American music, read by Patric Standford
Ensemble. Crystalline Lightness - A Symphony of the Americas concert, reviewed by Lawrence Budmen
Record Box. Craftsmanship and Spirit - Symphonies by James Cohn, heard by Patric Standford
Fishy Ripples? - Red Herrings Spawn in Rough Blogoon Waters, by Jennifer Paull
Profile - A man of vision. Victor Herbert, the first composer to write for film, investigated by Jennifer Paull