Podcast: Handel’s Israel in Egypt

An introduction to Handel’s oratorio Israel in Egypt – less well known than the Messiah, but equally good. It’s a piece full of great choruses, colourful orchestrations and memorable tunes. All music examples from from a new Naxos recording featuring … Read More →


Podcast: The Theatre Music of Henry Purcell

An introduction to the theatre music of the great English composer Henry Purcell, in a new CD featuring the Aradia Ensemble under the direction of Kevin Mallon. Purcell is still one of the most popular of all composers, and his … Read More →