International Record Review- Special feature on Hans Gal

The November/December issue of International Record Review features a 2 full-page feature on recent recordings of the music of Hans Gal, headlined by a review of our new recording of Triptych and the violin concerti. Martin Anderson is the reviewer. “At last a CD devoted entirely to Gal’s orchestral music has recently been released, which […]

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Performer’s Perspective- DLvdE, beginnings and endings, connections and contradictions

Gustav Mahler is a composer whose music again and again finds connectivity in contrast and contradiction. His music is full of starkly contrasting opposites, and yet he always seems to find connection and unity between light and dark, fast and slow, happy and sad, and beginnings and endings. Mahler had a greater gift than almost […]

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CD Review- Fanfare Magazine on Gal Triptych, Violin Concerto and Conertino

From the November/December 2010 issue of Fanfare Magazine- entire article available for Fanfare subcribers. Excerpt below: CD Review by Barry Brenesal GÁL Violin Concerto. Triptych. Concertino for Violin and String Orchestra • Kenneth Woods, cond; Annette-Barbara Vogel (vn); Northern Sinf • AVIE 2146 (70:14) …. You’ll find no answers on this CD, but you will find some excellent music. […]

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CD Review- MusicWeb International on Gal Triptych and Violin Concerti

From MusicWeb International, published October 5, 2010 ….TheViolin Concerto comes from the period 1931-2 when Gál was at his most successful in Germany. It is in many ways quite an untroubled work. Throughout it I kept pinching myself that this was not a British concerto as it seems to bear little relationship with the Austro-Germanic […]

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Concert Announcement- New Queen’s Hall Orchestra Gala, November 4, 2010

UPCOMING CONCERT Thursday, November 4, 2010 7:30 PM St John’s Smith Square, London New Queen’s Hall Orchestra Kenneth Woods, conductor Kit and the Widow, reciters A Gala Concert in Celebration of the NQHO’s return to the newly renovated St John’s Smith Square, with a champagne reception featuring a very special guest. Program- Rossini- Overture to […]

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