RECENT: Find out about composers from unusual places, including Gerard Schurmann, Giya Kancheli, Nazib Zhiganov and Nodar Gabunia, about singing in cars, and meet Jim Hutton from the RLPO and some of our regular contributors in this eighty-minute February 2021 video.
Ensemble. Cunningly Put Together - Debussy, Bartók and Stravinsky from Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, plus music by Kate Whitley and Eric Satie, heard by Mike Wheeler
Persuasive Simplicity - Serghei Constantinov at Steinway Hall in London, reviewed by Bill Newman
Music for the People - Amanda von Goetz talks to young violinist and composer William Harvey
CD Spotlight. Tender longing - Daniil Shtoda sings Russian songs, reviewed by David Wilkins. '... wonderfully expressive ...'
Profile. Life in the old tiger - In the second of two articles about the Chisinau National Opera, Moldovan tenor Mihai Muntean talks to Roderic Dunnett
Profile. Mouths to feed - Roderic Dunnett looks at the touring tradition of Chisinau National Opera and talks to Mihai Cocieru, the company's newly-promoted General Director
Ensemble - Mixed results. A critical view of Chisinau National Opera's 'Carmen' from Roderic Dunnett
Ensemble - Fresh and engaging. Roderic Dunnett reports on Chisinau National Opera's 'Turandot'
Unusual chemistry - Roderic Dunnett was at the Chisinau National Opera's 'La Bohème'
Moldovan magic - Roderic Dunnett raves about Chisinau National Opera's 'Cavalleria Rusticana' and 'Pagliacci' (continued from yesterday)
Moldovan magic - Roderic Dunnett raves about Chisinau National Opera's 'Cavalleria Rusticana' and 'Pagliacci'
Resplendent panoply - Roderic Dunnett experiences the Chisinau National Opera