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.
DISCUSSION: Composers Daniel Schorno and John Dante Prevedini discuss creativity, innovation and re-invention with Maria Nockin, Mary Mogil, Giuseppe Pennisi and Roderic Dunnett in our hour-long April 2021 video.
Born in Prague on 1 May 1913, the pianist and conductor Walter Susskind became known in the thirties as an opera conductor in Europe. His postwar career was amongst symphony orchestras in Australia and Britain (where he became a naturalised citizen), then Canada and finally to the St Louis SO in America. He died on 25 March 1980.
CD Spotlight. Priceless Music-making - The horn playing of Dennis Brain, heard by the late Howard Smith. '... a sheer delight ...'
Ensemble. Love's Eternal Empire - Music by Janácek and Suk impresses Bill Newman