MENDELSSOHN Octet plus Haydn Concertos

Podcast: Gil Shaham talks about his new CD of Mendelssohn and Haydn

A feature interview with violinist Gil Shaham as he talks about his new recording of Joseph Haydn‘s Violin Concertos 1 and 2, and Felix Mendelssohn‘s famous Octet for strings. His fellow musicians on this CD are the Sejong Soloists, an … Read More →

HAYDN The Complete Masses

Podcast: The Masses of Joseph Haydn

Over the course of his 73 years, Franz Joseph Haydn wrote a huge amount of music, including more than a dozen Masses. This podcast looks at those masses, and a new recording by Trinity Church Choir, REBEL Baroque Orchestra, J.Owen … Read More →


Podcast: An Interview With Jose Serebrier

The fourth and final CD featuring Jose Serebrier and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra performing the transcriptions of conductor Leopold Stokowski. This CD includes the famous transcription of Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor, plus 16 other classical and baroque … Read More →


Podcast: Haydn Symphonies 18 to 21

The four symphonies included on this recording date from an early period of Haydn's career, when he was experimenting with a newly developing form. Nos. 18-20 were written around 1759 when Haydn had his first steady employment as music director … Read More →