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.
Antonin Reicha was born in Prague on 26 February 1770. He studied composition and the flute. He spent much of his life in Western Europe, some of it playing, and much of it composing and teaching composition, especially at the Paris Conservatoire. It was in Paris that he died on 28 May 1836.