Classical Music Reviews
Read Classical Lost And Found: A Mid-Century View From Venezuela
April 3, 2012 – Evencio Castellanos' symphonic poems from the 1940s reveal Venezuela at its most voluptuous.
Read The Best Classical Album of 2012?
Read Witold Lutoslawski: Always Searching For A New Sound
March 6, 2012 – Over a 50 year career, the Polish composer continued to uncover new paths of musical expression.
Read New York Polyphony: A Vocal Quartet Takes On Death
February 21, 2012 – A haunting program of early a cappella vocal works focused on death, loss and mortality.
Read Ernesto Cordero's Caribbean-Flavored Concertos
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.
Listen 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
Listen 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