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This article, begun April 2020, presents various updates from the Classical Music world. It contains details from organisations about how they are managing this crisis, and how you might still...
The Classical Source once again brings you a handy guide to all ten of the Metropolitan Opera productions included in this season’s international broadcast series. #8: Der fliegende Holländer Who...
The Classical Source once again brings you a handy guide to all ten of the Metropolitan Opera productions included in this season’s international broadcast series. #7: Agrippina Who wrote it?...
Mirella Freni was an open-faced, wide-eyed soprano who exuded enormous charm, dignity and integrity throughout her long career, and who imbued most, if not all, of the characters she essayed...
The Classical Source once again brings you a handy guide to all ten of the Metropolitan Opera productions included in this season’s international broadcast series. #6: Porgy and Bess Who...
Richard Strauss Tod und Verklärung, Op.24 Shostakovich Symphony No.5 in D-minor, Op.47 Hallé Sir John Barbirolli BBC broadcast, Manchester [January 21, 1963] Click for Amazon page: Barbirolli Society: SJB 109...
Introduction The purpose of this article is to offer a brief guide to the constantly evolving world of high-resolution (hereafter high-def) sound. Lengthy descriptions of technical processes have been avoided,...
J. S. Bach Sonata for Solo Violin No.3 in C, BWV1005 Partita for Solo Violin No.3 in E, BWV1006 Ruth Palmer (violin) Recorded 22 April 2018 at Meistersaal, Berlin Berliner...
The Classical Source once again brings you a handy guide to all ten of the Metropolitan Opera productions included in this season’s international broadcast series. #5: Wozzeck Who wrote it?...
Freddie De Tommaso has burst onto the international opera scene since winning first prize at the Viñas Competition in Barcelona two years ago. He is that rare bird: an Italian-British...
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