Yearly Archive: 2018
A dramatic presentation of unknown religious arias that carry the operatic traditions of high baroque opera.
Steven Isserlis Plays Chopin, Schubert, Franchomme – Steven Isserlis, cello/ Denes Varjon, piano – Hyperion
A combination of scholarly authenticity and persuasive passions, this Isserlis recital of Chopin and Schubert testifies to a labor of love.
Legendary guitarist and double bassist shine on double vinyl live performance.
A modern Requiem that excites and stimulates
Marcelle Meyer, presented on The Music Treasury, the distinguished pianist from the 1900s
The first look back at this year’s Rocky Mountain Audio Fest… Von Schwekiert’s latest Ultra 9 Speaker!
In their debut recording, this series of unfamiliar Liszt thoughts and imaginative fragments will long fascinate the Liszt connoisseur.
Evocative and often gripping music from Austrailia
“A reference standard on baroque violin, sublimely balanced; free of gimmicks and histrionics.”
Changes: environmental, social, political and musical.
Brass Roots: Music for Percussion, Harp, and Piano – The Los Angeles Brass Quintet and Percussion Ensemble – Crystal Records
A stand out disc of brass and percussion
Martyn Brabbins and his selected principals delivers a powerfully mounted Sea Symphony by Vaughan Williams.
Mark Obert-Thorn restores in his first volume of Brailowsky Chopin a series of fluent and dramatic performances by a true acolyte of the composer.
What is Mudang Rock? The new fusion and much more.
This quartet has recorded the gold standard of Thelonious Monk’s music
The Music Treasury airs from 19:00 to 21:00 PST, from the Stanford University at KZSU, and streams on the ‘Net at kzsu.stanford.edu. This week, the host Gary Lemco will feature pianist Dmitry Paperno, the Russian pianist of last century. Notes from a Moscow Pianist: Dmitry Paperno Pianist, teacher and writer, Kiev-born Dmitry Paperno (b.1929) received […]
Live concert and second ECM offering by minimalistic and ethereal guitar led trio.
STRAVINSKY: Petrushka: 1911 Original Version; Jeu de Cartes – Mariinsky Orchestra/ Valery Gergiev – Mariinsky SACD
Classic Stravinsky ballets performed in classic style from Gergiev archives with his responsive Mariinsky ensemble.
A tranquil Schubertiad featuring lieder and nocturnes arranged for cello and guitar.
STRAVINSKY: The Firebird; RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Le Coq d’or – Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/ Vasily Petrenko – Onyx
The fertile Russian imagination has a full arsenal of effects at its disposal in two classic scores led by Vasily Petrenko.
Fans of Eric Dolphy, rejoice…
A multifaceted musician at home in many genres .