VIDEO PODCAST: Women Composers - Our special hour-long illustrated feature on women composers includes contributions from Diana Ambache, Gail Wein, Hilary Tann, Natalie Artemas-Polak and Victoria Bond.
German composer and arranger Andreas Nicolai Tarkmann was born in Hanover on 1 May 1956. He initially trained as an oboist. His compositions and arrangements have been successful internationally. He is also an expert in reconstructing and orchestrating incomplete works.
Classical music news. The Schoenberg Effect - The Berlin-based Notos Quartett's second album, devoted to Brahms, will be released on Sony Classical this month
Ensemble. An Exciting Five Years - Mike Wheeler was at André de Ridder's last concert as Principal Conductor of Sinfonia Viva
Ensemble. Full Rein - Sinfonia Viva at the Buxton Festival, heard by Mike Wheeler
Ensemble. Propulsive Energy - Sinfonia Viva at the Buxton Festival, reviewed by Mike Wheeler
CD Spotlight - Schubert arranged by Andreas Tarkmann, reviewed by Robert Anderson