LvB 9- Furtwangler 1942

“A unique personality whose fatal flaw lay in his uncompromising belief that music and art must be kept apart from politics, a conviction that transformed him into a tragic figure.” Publisher’s blurb for The Devil’s Music Master: The Controversial Life and Career of Wilhelm Furtwängler It will probably come as no surprise to readers that […]

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Performance Today broadcast: Hans Gal Symphony no. 3, concert performance (Dec ’10), Oct 14th

UPDATE The program is now available online via the PT website here. Click on Hour 2.   Very exciting news from American Public Media!   Performance Today to broadcast lost symphony by Hans Gál   Public Radio’s flagship live classical music program, Performance Today, will broadcast the first modern performance of Hans Gál’s Symphony no. 3 […]

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CD Review- MusicWeb International on Bobby and Hans vol. 1

Critic Rob Barnett at MusicWeb is a little suspicious about coupling Bobby and Hans: “I don’t hold with the practice of coupling the classical familiar with the 20th century unfamiliar.  I wonder if it does sell more discs… For me it is dilution not addition.” It’s a fair question. We’ve been planning a blog post for a long […]

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