Podcast: An Interview with Peter Breiner (Extra)

An interview with Peter Breiner who was commissioned to create orchestral suites from the operas of Czech composer Leos Janacek. These brilliant arrangements truly reflect the unique musical language that make Janacek’s operas some of the best written in the … Read More →

Podcast: Daron Hagen’s Opera Shining Brow

The 1993 opera Shining Brow is based on the life of architect Frank Lloyd Wright. In this podcast, both composer Daron Hagen and librettist Paul Muldoon talk about how this opera was created. Album details… Catalogue No.: Naxos 8.669020-21   … Read More →

Podcast: An Interview with Conductor JoAnn Falletta

Conductor JoAnn Falletta talks about her new CD with the Buffalo Philharmonic that features 2 “new” works by Schubert – a completion of his Symphony No. 8 (often called the Unfinished), and a transcription of his Death and the Maiden … Read More →


Podcast: An Interview With Susie Napper

An interview with gamba player Susie Napper as she discusses her ongoing love affair with the viol da gamba. The music in this podcast comes from a recording featuring Susie Napper and Margaret Little playing music by Sainte-Colombe for two … Read More →