Olga Digonskaya uncovered Shostakovich’s lost opera ‘Orango’, which Gerard McBurney has orchestrated. Peter Sellars directs, Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts at Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Slipped Disc: Norman Lebrecht
For the first time since 1991, when Gorecki topped the charts with his 3rd Symphony, a contemporary composer’s work has made number one on the classical music charts.
Scottish Opera has appointed Ulster-born Gareth Williams to be its first composer in residence.
Great soprano Sena Jurinac has died, aged 90. See her perform ‘Porgi Amor’ here: