Part II: Cello in the Sun: Целло ин тхе сун – St. Petersburg 2009

Here is the continuation of Sean Hickey’s recording experience in Russia. Next morning: full dress rehearsal at the Palace goes surprisingly well. The final movement is still challenging. A fast 3/8 flourish that begins the movement still sounds sloppy and … Read More →

Classical Revolution: Top 5 Reasons I Dig It

Run! The sky is falling! Or at least, that’s what most of the media would tell you when it comes to classical music. But there is a classical revolution happening right in our back yard. As the older, traditional ways … Read More →

Classics & Rock on

Albums from the labels Naxos Classical Archives and Naxos Rock Legends are now (November 5, 2008) available on They will be fully available for streaming for subscribers*. Naxos Classical Archives*: Naxos Classical Archives present hundreds of otherwise unavailable … Read More →

Tourists of the future in Europe

This is Dacapo’s first post on the Naxos Blog: A short article written by Danish music journalist Jens Cornelius, who presents Danish contemporary composer Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen’s music on the Dacapo disc “Kronos plays Holmgreen” (6.220548) featuring the world famous American Kronos Quartet.
WE RECOGNIZE them right away – the Americans who drop in on Denmark as […] Read More →

RIO: Salute for August goes out to Naxos!

An article from radioIO Classical by Michael Matheny New methods for linking music and listeners are materializing within the industry. Our salute this month goes to the Naxos music label… … I hope I am stirring your interest up for … Read More →