CD Review- Audiophile Audition on Bobby and Hans vol. 2 (five stars)

“Woods proves in this recording to be a front rank conductor, capturing the feeling of sorrow and compassion of the symphony… Woods has seized on the essence of this Schumann Symphony. His reading is smooth, grand and exciting and well worth the purchase of this disc. The Gál may take a few hearings to sink in, but the Schumann is right there from the start and one of the best recordings available.” FIVE STARS

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BREAKING- Coalition Government to Introduce “Mahler Licensing Scheme”

The Home Office is launching a new “Mahler Licensing Scheme” from 2013, it was announced on Tuesday in Downing Street. “If the tragic events of 2010-11 taught us anything” Prime Minister David Cameron said in a joint press conference with Home Secretary Teresa May and leading Mahler biographer Henri Louis de la Grange “it is […]

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Quote of the Week

Easily the quote of the week: 8.       My disappointment on your opinion on Rutter I have a bone to pick with you. After practicing the glockenspiel part for the Rutter Requiem so much and then committing the part to memory so I could play, phrase and watch, I was horrified to hear you call it “elevator […]

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