Antonio Salieri Requiem

Podcast: Antonio Salieri and his Requiem

Antonio Salieri was a contemporary of Mozart’s and one of the most influential composers of his time. He remained a lesser known colleague of Mozart for almost 200 years, when the movie “Amadeus”, with F. Murray Abraham in the role … Read More →

STRAUSS Alpine Symphony

Podcast: Richard Strauss’s Alpine Symphony

Richard Strauss wrote his Alpine Symphony in 1915, inspired by the death of his friend Gustav Mahler. This is a huge work, requiring an orchestra of 125 people, and is monumentally difficult as well. This podcast looks at a new … Read More →

Pianist Martin Helmchen makes his solo recording debut performing Schubert and conductor Marc Albrecht leads the Orchestre Philharmonique De Strasbourg in works by Richard Strauss

Naxos of America, Inc. has released two new SACDs from Dutch-based surround-sound specialists PentaTone Classics ( German pianist Martin Helmchen makes his solo recording debut performing Schubert’s Piano Sonata in A, D959 and Six Moments Musicaux (PTC5186329). Additionally, conductor Marc Albrecht leads … Read More →