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.
Gerald Moore, who became a supreme piano accompanist to the finest singers of his age, from Kathleen Ferrier to Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, was born in Watford, England, on 30 July 1899 and died in Buckinghamshire on 13 March 1987. His accomplishments also included lecturing about his art, and several remarkable books.
On Fischer-Dieskau's Schubert - Patrick Maxwell investigates the German baritone's legacy
CD Spotlight. Priceless Music-making - The horn playing of Dennis Brain, heard by the late Howard Smith. '... a sheer delight ...'
CD Spotlight. A Rare Collection - The collected 78rpm recordings of Peter Warlock, heard by Patric Standford. '... some interesting and revealing performances.'
CD Spotlight. Superbly Cogent - A new recording of Schubert's 'Winterreise', reviewed by Howard Smith. '... Steve Davislim and Anthony Romaniuk have earned a place among the highest achievers ...'