Louise (Yelena Kuzmina) and Jean (Pyotr Sobolevsky) kiss prior to their separation

Heard, but not seen – some film credits

Reflections It’s the heavy metal season, and there’ll be lots of it exchanging hands now that we’re in the middle of the annual TV and cinema awards season, that time of year when Emmys, Baftas, Grammys and Oscars pop up … 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 →


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Podcast: Fuchs Atlantic Riband, American Rhapsody, Divinum Mysterium, Concerto Grosso

Kenneth Fuchs is one of America’s leading composers and his latest collaboration with award-winning conductor JoAnn Falletta and the London Symphony Orchestra reveals the breadth of his achievement. Its opening work, Atlantic Riband, evokes the struggle and ultimate victory of ocean-crossing … 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 →