Classical music news - April 2020 Obituaries - Our summary of those the classical music world lost last month
CD Spotlight. Past and Present - Gerald Fenech finds music for trombone and piano worthy of serious investigation. 'Performances are wonderfully attractive, with a certain exquisite timbre and beautifully shaped nuances permeating each piece.'
Ensemble. Woman for all Seasons - Gerald Fenech returns to Festival Maribor in Slovenia
CD Spotlight. Entrancing Ideas - Slovenian flute music, enjoyed by Howard Smith. '... advanced, imaginative, exhilarating, jubilant and utterly irrepressible.'
Ensemble. Highest Accolades - Gerald Fenech enjoys his visit to Festival Maribor in Slovenia
Ensemble. Cultural Delights - Gerald Fenech visits Slovenia for Festival Maribor
Heroes Step Up in Crisis - The Muti era lays claim to Chicago, by Barbara Sealock
Record Box. Intimate Demands - Music by Igor Krivokapic, heard by Patric Standford
CD Spotlight. Expressive Beauty - Chamber music by Marjan Mozetich, enjoyed by Howard Smith. '... "Hymn of Ascension" stood out for its power and cogency.'
Special significance - Tess Crebbin reports on the start of the Europamusicale in Germany
CD Spotlight. Narrative style - Magret Wolf's opera 'Kirisk', assessed by Patric Standford. 'The recording ... under the careful direction of the Israeli conductor Lior Shambadal, is excellent ...'
Ensemble. An after-sun experience - Keith Bramich enjoys two concerts at the 2003 Dubrovnik Summer Festival