MOZART Don Giovanni

Podcast: Don Giovanni … for string quartet

Since the first performance of Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni, there has been a steady stream of arrangements of the piece. By the end of the 19th century, there were already more than 600 published arrangements. Some were note very good, … Read More →

Classical Music Across the Continents

For the last three weeks I have been in North East India, travelling through Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Generally, this means that the only music one hears is unbelievably loud Indian pop music, especially when travelling on the buses. If … Read More →

World premiere of Per Norgard’s String Quartets Nos. 7, 8, 9, and 10

There’s a special chemistry when the Kroger Quartet play music by Per Nørgård. In fact the renowned composer is so enthusiastic about the young ensemble that he has dedicated two of his most recent string quartets to them. The tenth … Read More →