Edmund Stone Archive

Streams and Podcasts, 2 Feb 2018

The featured artist on The Music Treasury this week is the Czech conductor Jiri Walhans.  Walhans did much to broaden the scope of the Brno Philharmonic, introducing foreign tours, expanded activities for the chamber ensembles and choir, and more interaction with other symphonic orchestras. The show’s host, Dr Gary Lemco, will be presenting orchestral works […]

Streams and Podcasts for 2 September 2017

This week, The Music Treasury presents music performed by the Prazak Quartet.  From (then) Czechoslovakia, this group grew out of the Prague conservatory in the 1970s.  The show will feature two pieces by Dvorak, a Brahms quintet, and one of Beethoven’s Rasoumovsky quartets, No.1 in F Major. The show can be heard on Sunday, 3 […]

Streams and Podcasts for 14 July 2017

This week, The Music Treasury will be spotlighting none other than Arturo Toscanini, that most exceptional of conductors in the first half of the 20th Century!  Toscanini began his career as a cellist, but turned to conducting when he was a young adult.  Initially a conductor of opera, including the La Scala and the New […]