The Scherzo from Brahms’ Trio in E flat major for piano, violin and horn, opus 40. The melody is thought to have been used by him 12 years earlier in his newly discovered Albumblatt in A minor for piano which will receive its world premiere performance this weekend on BBC Radio 3
In this video, soprano Julia Lezhneva talks about Vivaldi’s sacred motet In furore iustissimae irae RV 626, which she has recorded with Il Giardino Armonica and Giovanni Antonini on her Decca CD Alleluia.
Soprano Sarah Brightman has one of the most recognised voices in contemporary music. This week she releases her eleventh studio album Dreamchaser. Making the album, she says, takes back to her childhood, growing up in Hertfordshire, England, dreaming of spectacular, unknowable things. “My mind’s eye brings me a rush of images from all of the…
Listen to Emma Matthews sing the Nightingale Aria from For the Love of the Nightingale by Richard Mills, presented by Opera Australia and premiering in Sydney right now.
Check out this preview of Vladimir Ashkenazy’s homage to Sibelius, a documentary Vladimir Ashkenazy on the Path of Jean Sibelius, with the Philharmonia Orchestra, celebrating the 150th anniversary of the composer’s birth. Click here to view the full documentary.
Watch this video of mandolin virtuoso Avi Avital talking about his latest recording, Vivaldi due for release in Australia in early April. Read more about the CD.