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Podcast: Fuchs Atlantic Riband, American Rhapsody, Divinum Mysterium, Concerto Grosso

Kenneth Fuchs is one of America’s leading composers and his latest collaboration with award-winning conductor JoAnn Falletta and the London Symphony Orchestra reveals the breadth of his achievement. Its opening work, Atlantic Riband, evokes the struggle and ultimate victory of ocean-crossing … Read More →


William Schuman The Symphonies

Podcast: Schuman Symphonies

In this podcast, conductor Gerard Schwarz first takes us through the transformation of Seattle Symphony during his 26 years tenure at the helm. He then talks to Gail Wein about the thrill of recording, and how he found the symphonies … Read More →


Podcast: Wolf-Ferrari Wind Concertinos

In this podcast, Raymond Bisha helps you discover Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari’s delightful wind concertinos. The Italian composer is better known for his operatic compositions but he wrote a number of sublimely and expressive orchestral works, including the three melodic, rhythmically buoyant, … Read More →


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Podcast: Weinberg Complete Piano Works Vol 3

‘As many of Weinberg’s works for solo piano have been virtually unknown until recently, by virtue of the fact that this music survived both Nazism and Communism they would merit further investigation. This music has themes to which anyone can … Read More →


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Podcast: Shostakovich Symphony No 10

Vasily Petrenko and the RLPO’s Shostakovich series for Naxos has attracted critical acclaim and numerous plaudits, including ‘Orchestral Recording of the Year’ at the 2011 Gramophone Awards for Symphony No 10.  In this fascinating podcast, Vasily Petrenko talks to Edward Seckerson of The Independent about … Read More →