German composer, conductor, pianist and teacher Carl Reinecke was born at Altona on 23 June 1824 and died in Leipzig on 10 March 1910. A member of the Mendelssohn-Schumann circle, Reinecke conducted the Leipzig Gewandhaus concerts for 35 years. His pupils included Grieg and Sullivan.
CD Spotlight. Persuasive Fluency - Music for flute, played by Samantha Chang, heard by the late Howard Smith. '... captivating performances ...'
A Standard-Bearer - Nicholas McCarthy plays Reinecke's Sonata for the left hand, reviewed by Mike Wheeler
Ensemble. Rare Provenance - Kristallnacht remembered, by Howard Smith