The late maestro Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducts his ensemble Concentus Musicus Wien, led by concertmaster Alice Harnoncourt.
The rare 18th century keyed trumpet will be heard in concert this Sydney when virtuoso Gabriele Cassone performs with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra. Listen to Gabriele Cassone perform Haydn’s Trumpet Concert in E flat, which is also featured in the Sydney recital.
Georg Philipp Telemann born March 14th 1681 (d 1757) . Friend and rival of JS Bach and Handel. Bach appointed Telemann godfather to his son Carl Philipp Emmanuel after whom he was also named. Fabulous playing of Telemann’s oboe concertos from the noted oboeist Heinz Holliger.
Angela Hewitt is to give two major performances in Sydney under the auspices of Music Viva at The City Recital Hall. Her repertoire will include J S Bach’s Art of Fugue BWV 1080 and the Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV 903. Listen to her perform the Prelude and Fugue in D minor from…
Celebrating the birth anniversary of Franz Liszt, born October 22nd, 1811. Pianist Valentina Lisitsa plays the Hungarian Rhapsody No 2.
When Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau died last week, his career as a singer was dissected and analysed in meticulous details. The loss of his once incomparable voice was rightly lamented. However, as with many individual of prolific talent and intellect, a rare voice was not his only gift. As well as being a writer, (he wrote…