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Podcast: A legend lives on

Although Reinhold Glière’s Symphony No. 3, subtitled Il’ya Muromets, is rarely performed or recorded, this new Naxos recording confirms that the work deserves the attention of a much wider audience. Performed by the Buffalo Philharmonic and conducted by JoAnn Falletta, … Read More →


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Lost and found

Travellers on London’s public transport are a forgetful lot. Each year, some 160,000 items are left behind by careless commuters. Most are mundane (umbrellas and backpacks); some bizarre (a case full of dentures and a stuffed puffer fish). Occasionally, such … Read More →


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Podcast: JoAnn Falletta talks to Gail Wein about her new Duke Ellington CD with Buffalo Philharmonic

Duke Ellington wrote serious music for symphony orchestras […] with great power. I feel that he single-handedly elevated jazz to a level of artistry comparable to all the other art forms. The music is very beautiful; it’s very symphonic, very orchestral. … Read More →


Marcel Tyberg Symphony No 3, Piano Trio

Podcast: JoAnn Falletta and the music of Marcel Tyberg

Were it not for Dr. Enrico Mihich, the music of Marcel Tyberg would almost certainly be lost forever. Tyberg entrusted all of his scores with Mihich, just before he was deported to Auschwitz. For more than six decades, Mihich carried … Read More →


DOHNANYI Variations on a Nursery Song

Podcast: JoAnn Falletta and the music of Dohnanyi

Ernő von Dohnányi was one of many European composers whose work was overtaken by 20th century history. Thanks to people like conductor JoAnn Falletta, pianist Eldar Nebolsin, and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, new generations of listeners can now re-discover his … Read More →