CENTRAL ENGLAND: Mike Wheeler's concert reviews from Nottingham and Derbyshire feature high profile artists on the UK circuit - often quite early on their tours.
SPONSORED: CD Spotlight. A Very Joyous Disc - Brahms arranged by Kenneth Woods impresses Alice McVeigh.
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VIDEO PODCAST: John Dante Prevedini leads a discussion about Youth Involvement in Classical Music - this specially extended illustrated feature includes contributions from Christopher Morley, Gerald Fenech, Halida Dinova, Patricia Spencer and Roderic Dunnett.
Urania Records is an independent Italian-based classical record label, founded in 1998, with a catalogue of over five hundred titles.
Its historical collection includes recordings by some of the greatest twentieth century performers. Its Leonardo series of new digital recordings features first recordings of compositions or recordings of works outside of the traditional classical repertoire.
(The Italian label is not connected to the American classical and jazz label Urania Records Inc, founded in 1951, and currently inactive.)
CD Spotlight. Caruso 150 - Giuseppe Pennisi listens to Urania Records' new Caruso tribute album. 'One of the first major singing talents to be commercially recorded ...'