Wagner at Wahnfried [Deutsche Grammophon]

Wagner at Wahnfried [Deutsche Grammophon]

July 25. It should have been the opening night of this year’s Bayreuth Festival. It was not to be. Indeed, the whole season was “silent”. Instead the conductor and selected instrumentalists decanted to Haus Wahnfried – once the Wagners’ villa and now a museum devoted...
Jaap Nico Hamburger’s Piano Concerto [Leaf Music]

Jaap Nico Hamburger’s Piano Concerto [Leaf Music]

Well, here it is, recorded July last year, the three-movement (slow-fast-slow) Piano Concerto by Jaap Nico Hamburger, born in Amsterdam and now living in Canada – I got that bit off the net, for apart from presenting this twenty-two-minute work by itself, Leaf Music...