Classical Music Reviews
Read Purcell, Drake And Cohen: Songwriters On Equal Footing
February 7, 2012 – Odd bedfellows perhaps, but each is adept at creating claustrophobic spaces of melancholy.
Read Garrick Ohlsson: In Pursuit Of A Warhorse
Read Raising A Glass To America's Most Famous Contemporary Composer
January 31, 2012 – Hear some of the world premiere recording of Philip Glass' Ninth Symphony.
Read A Quarter-Century Of Banging, And Still As Fresh As Ever
January 24, 2012 – The venerable new music collective celebrates its 25th anniversary with a free double CD.
Read Janáček For Voices: The Choral Side Of An Unusual Composer
January 10, 2012 – A new album by Cappella Amsterdam uncovers rarely heard music by the quirky Czech master.
Read The Takacs Quartet's Haydn: Brilliant, But With A Bite
January 3, 2012 – Gorgeous performances of three string quartets Haydn wrote to "sell" his music to the public.
Read The Art Of The Concerto In Azerbaijan
Read Wenceslas: A Goodhearted King And His Popular Carol
December 22, 2011 – Behind the well-known song that bears his name is the story of what made King Wenceslas so good.
Listen The Angry Birds Theme Gets An Orchestral Makeover
Read New Music From The Kitchener Waterloo Symphony
Read Shiver-Inducing 'Winter Words'
Read From Mozart To Michael Jackson: Classical Contenders
December 12, 2011 – Performance Today host Fred Child highlights yMusic, a piano duo and the Emerson String Quartet.
Read The Final Songs Of Franz Schubert
Listen A Winged Victory For The Sullen: Intense Clarity
Read Classical Lost and Found: Branco's Laudable But Overlooked Sonatas
November 29, 2011 – A pair of neglected violin sonatas from the Portuguese composer shine in a new recording.