VIDEO PODCAST: New Recordings - Find out about Adrian Williams, Andriy Lehki, African Pianism, Heinrich Schütz and Walter Arlen, and meet Stephen Sutton of Divine Art Recordings, conductor Kenneth Woods, composer Graham Williams and others.
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.
Self-taught American composer Rain Worthington was born in 1949. She began creating solo piano pieces before learning to read and write music notation, performing them herself from memory at concerts in New York City. Later she taught herself music notation and orchestration. Her compositions, influenced by world music, romanticism and minimalism, have been recorded by Navona Records.
Further information: rainworthington.com
CD Spotlight. Unusual and Colourful - Contemporary orchestral works and concertos by James Lentini, Rain Worthington, Jan Järvlepp, Peter Castine and Beth Mehocic, heard by Geoff Pearce. 'The performances are committed and enjoyable.'
Profile. Universality of Emotion - Ona Jarmalavičiūtė talks to American composer Rain Worthington
CD Spotlight. An Emotional Journey? - Geoff Pearce listens to music for solo instruments and orchestra. 'The performance is very tight and exciting.'