VIDEO PODCAST: Slava Ukraini! - recorded on the day Europe woke up to the news that Vladimir Putin's Russian forces had invaded Ukraine. 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.
Rubicon Classics is a small classical music record label created in 2016, based in Eastbourne in the UK and run by Cheryl Grant and Matthew Cosgrove.
Artists recording for Rubicon include Ensemble Émigré, Karim Said, The Exon Singers, Chloë Hanslip & Danny Driver, Jennifer Johnston, Ivana Gavrić, Fenella Humphreys, Craig Ogden, Armoniosa, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Owain Arwel Hughes.
More information: rubiconclassics.com
Echoes of Oblivion by Robert McCarney - Selling like hot cakes ... maybe, hopefully
CD Spotlight. Heartachingly Beautiful - Geoff Pearce is impressed by Dudok Quartet Amsterdam's performances of Shostakovich and Bacewicz. '... freshness and vitality ...'
CD Spotlight. Symphonic Maturity - Patrick Maxwell listens to Sibelius symphonies. '... the wind and brass playing is pristine throughout.'
CD Spotlight. High Romanticism - Paul Sarcich discovers the music of Robert Kahn. 'Ensemble Émigré have done fine service to Kahn ...'