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Like father, like son

Like father, like son. As regards classical musicians, that used to happen only in bygone days, didn’t it? In addition to his achievements as a conductor and composer, the famous painting of Leopold Mozart performing on violin with his young … Read More →


SHCHEDRIN Concertos for Orchestra 4 and 5

Podcast: Rodion Shchedrin’s Concertos for Orchestra

Russian composer Rodion Shchedrin spent some of his childhood in the small town of Aleksin, south of Moscow, where his uncle was an Orthodox priest. There, with no radio, television or recorded music, he listened to the townspeople make music … Read More →