And the nominees are…

One of my favorite bloggers, the publicist Amanda Ameer, recently made these comments on her Artsjournal blog Life’s a Pitch: I have found that the Grammies are a point of reference for the “outside world” about classical artists, that is, … Read More →


On October 28, Naxos released superb documentaries by Christopher Nupen, Bruno Monsaingeon and Tony Palmer

On October 28, Naxos released The Christopher Nupen Films’ new documentary, Vladimir Ashkenazy: Master Musician. Nupen, dubbed “king of the music documentary” by Gramophone and a three-time winner at Midem in Cannes (2005, 2006, and 2008), has put together a … Read More →


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Podcast: Spotless Rose – Hymns to the Virgin Mary

In 2008 the Phoenix Chorale won a Grammy Award for the newest recording. This podcast looks at their brand new recording of Hymns to the Virgin Mary. The interesting thing about this CD is that all of the music was … Read More →


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Podcast: An interview with Maestro Richard Hickox

Richard Hickox’s lengthy association with the Chandos CD label has been incredibly fruitful. In the past 20 years, he has made an astonishing 280 recordings. In this interview he talks about this relationship, plus his latest project, a recording of … Read More →