VIDEO PODCAST: Slava Ukraini! - recorded on 24 February 2022, the day the world 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.
American label Reference Recordings was founded in 1976 and produces recordings of classical, jazz, blues and world music. The label produces CDs, hybrid SACDs, LPs, DVD audio discs and downloads in various formats. Most releases are recorded using the label's own team, overseen by chief engineer and technical director Keith O Johnson.
More information: referencerecordings.com
Classical music news - May 2022 Obituaries - Our summary of those the classical music world has lost this month
CD Spotlight. Many Fine Moments - Geoff Pearce listens to Richard Strauss played by the Carnegie Mellon Wind Ensemble. '... a fine disc of works which are not recorded so often ...'
CD Spotlight. Dance Music - Lowell Liebermann's ballet 'Frankenstein', heard by Gerald Fenech. '... an electrifying aura ...'
LP Spotlight. Unusual Transparency - Orchestral music by Ottorino Respighi, heard by Stephen Francis Vasta. '... first-class performances ... in excellent sound.'