A tribute to Radu Lupu

The world of classical music was united in sadness at the passing…

A Coronavirus playlist

2020 might well be destined for the history books as the year…

Brahms: Symphony no 1 in C major

From its doom-laden opening to the shepherd’s alphorn tune…

Schubert’s Final Piano Sonata

Schubert’s final piano sonata (D.960) Composed in September…

How to listen to a Symphony

It might be said that a symphony is a living, breathing thing,…

Gustav Holst: The Planets

The Planets by Gustav Holst As far as ambitious musical projects…

Mozart is sweet sunshine

So said the famous Czech composer Antonín Dvořák of Austria’s…

Schumann’s Second Symphony in C Major

Schumann: Symphony no.2 in C major I https://open.spotify.com/track/15mnLRAGEOVJd4ZMPOM09S Sketched…

Schumann’s Spring Symphony

Schumann’s Spring Symphony https://open.spotify.com/album/0aRbfK11BeOuZNYRzSmuHK I In…

Music for a dictionary of obscure sorrows

Thanks for taking the time to read this latest blog. The name…