Kenneth Woods and English Symphony Orchestra Earn Classical Music Magazine “Premiere of the Year” for Second Year in a Row with John Joubert’s Jane Eyre

For the second year in a row, the English Symphony Orchestra and Artistic Director Kenneth Woods have received the Classical Music Magazine Premiere of the Year nod for the Midlands. Following on the 2015 selection of the premiere of Donald Fraser’s orchestration of the Elgar Piano Quintet at the Elgar Hall in the final concert […]

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ESO Performance of Elgar/Fraser War Symphony a Classical Music Magazine Premiere of the Year

From the December-February issue of Classical Music Magazine, Christopher Morley picks the ESO’s performance of Donald Fraser’s orchestration of the Elgar Piano Quintet as his Premiere of the Year. Congrats to all the wonderful composers and ensembles mentioned in this overview of important first performances. The magazine is on sale now, subscription information is here. […]

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Classical Music Magazine on KW and Gal

There is a very nice piece in the current issue of Classical Music magazine on music of Hans Gal and our current efforts to get his music on disc. Click on the scan below to see a full sized (and easier to read) version. Regular Vftp readers will know that the first Gal CD discussed […]

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Classical Music- RECORDING OF THE FORTNIGHT, Gal Vn Concerti, Triptych

From Classical Music Magazine, 31 July 2010 RECORDING OF THE FORTNIGHT Gal: Violin Concerto and Concertino, Triptych for Orchestra Annette-Barbara Vogel, Northern Sinfonia/Kenneth Woods Avie 2146 Add to the rhapsodic glow of Strauss or Korngold flecks of virtuosic humour and, in the case of the Concertino of 1939, darker hues, and you have Hans Gal’s […]

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