Neglected British Composers.

Neglected British Composers.

It has been suggested that I invite readers to nominate British Composers whom are unjustly neglected, and in so doing suggest a work of theirs that best represents them, whether recorded or not. I’ll start the ball rolling and give you my choice, Sir Lennox Berkeley....
When Tom met Harry & Max.

When Tom met Harry & Max.

In 2014, the respective composers’ eightieth-birthday year, Tom Service met Sirs Harrison Birtwistle (pictured right) & Peter Maxwell Davies for a fascinating and revealing conversation, just now rebroadcast on BBC Radio 3 (11.45 a.m. on Saturday May 30, and...
Pappano Pagliacci

Pappano Pagliacci

As ever, Sir Antonio is an engaging and illuminating guide, this time regarding a famous aria from Leoncavallo’s opera, Pagliacci. To watch the ten-minute video, please click on the play button below: House Music Episode 7 with Antonio Pappano 🎶 The seventh...