Geoff Brown finds ‘these Turnage premiere recordings of recent works bouncing along in superb sound; superb artistry too, with pungent playing from Chamber Domaine, conducted by Thomas Kemp’.
The Oscar-winning actor Anthony Hopkins has composed a collection of classical works. Many of the pieces are inspired by memories of his childhood in south Wales, he tells Jessica Duchen.
New York Times
They were baying for blood in the usually polite precincts of Avery Fisher Hall after an iPhone marimba ring tone interrupted a performance of Mahler’s 9th Symphony.
Composer Andrew Norman will be joining the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra as its new composer-in-residence.
A recently discovered piano work by the composer Johannes Brahms is to be given its world premiere by Radio 3.
The country’s best hall for orchestral music? No contest: Birmingham’s Symphony Hall. And it’s celebrating its 21 years in style writes Tom Service.
(Written on January 13, 2012 )