Dresden’s court orchestra in the eighteenth century was renowned as the finest in the world, inspiring composers from across Europe with its outstanding ability and unique sound. Violinist Richard Tognetti, director of the Australian Chamber Orchestra,
A world premiere recording, conducted by Cliff Colnot, of Augusta Read Thomas' TERPSICHORE'S DREAM for chamber orchestra (2007), as performed by members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chicago based freelance musicians, Robert Chen, concertmaster.
The new CD of works by Augusta Read Thomas, "...Words of the Sea...," is available from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra store and Amazon.com. Conducted by Pierre Boulez and featuring the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, "...Words of the Sea..." contains the sev
It would be hard to imagine a more rounded programme of works to suit Richard Goode’s multi-faceted artistry.
The great American pianist, who celebrated his 70th birthday at Wigmore Hall last June with an all-Beethoven concert, returns this season to
Wigmore Hall’s Associate Artists, the Takács Quartet, continue their journey through the music of Bohemia and Moravia.
Although Dvořák’s String Quartet in F was written in Iowa during a summer vacation from his teaching duties in New York, the w