GREAT OPERA ARIAS with Gerald Finley

Podcast: Gerald Finley sings Great Opera Arias

An interview with baritone Gerald Finley about his new Chandos CD titled Great Opera Arias. This CD includes arias from two roles he helped create as the first person to sing the lead roles: Robert Oppenheimer in John Adams‘ Dr. … Read More →


Grammy Awards Given to Artists on Naxos and LPO Labels

On January 31, 2010, The Recording Academy® honored artists from the Naxos and LPO (London Philharmonic Orchestra) labels with two Grammy® Awards. American composer Jennifer Higdon took home the Award for Best Classical Contemporary Composition for her Percussion Concerto (London … Read More →


Two Blu-ray releases from Opus Arte: Cecilia and Bryn at Glyndebourne and Paris Opera Ballet in Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake

On July 29, Opus Arte releases Cecilia and Bryn at Glyndebourne, a recital of arias and duets recorded live at Glyndebourne Opera House on April 24, 1999. Cecilia Bartoli and Bryn Terfel open the concert with the first two scenes … Read More →


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Podcast: Four Handed Brahms

In keeping with the custom of the day, the scores of each of Brahms’ four symphonies were all published in four-hand piano versions, so as to be accessible to a domestic audience. These arrangements reveal the cheerfulness and serenity of … Read More →