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  1. Classical Music Discussion
    However true or reliable the claim may seem but I like Rihm basely solely on the fact that I heard his Tutuguri once and enjoyed it thoroughly in its dissonant, harsh, brass-ical glory. The first contemporary work I enjoyed. I dislike vocal - especially religious music. Which direction should...
  2. News, Concerts and Events
    [That "Schoeberg" may compute better as 'Schoenberg'] On 9 April 2015 Heras-Cassado and the San Francisco Symphony gave a concert - which was broadcast. Among the works presented were: Adams: Chamber Symphony Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony No. 1 The Adams work is lighthearted, imaginative, and...
  3. Non-Classical Music
    And yes I really enjoy her music. So far I only own her latest album 1989 which is very upbeat and great to listen to. Also wonderful for audiophilic testing. So here is lovely duet with her and Carly Simon that I enjoyed:
  4. Composer Guestbooks
    López, "an avant-garde experimental musician and sound artist" according to the current Wikipedia entry, was the "talkclassical composer of the month" in January 2015, and I believe most of us who participated listened to the recordings available in the fairly popular Kairos set (which appears...
  5. Opera
    Apologies if this has been covered but as on many forums the search function isn't that helpful. Have just enjoyed the BBC4 compendium of Domingo appearances and it reminded me of how long since the BBC showed Opera. I may have missed some but I can't recall anything for the last two years...
  6. Ballet
    I saw ballet west doing The Nutcracker yesterday with my wife on a date. Awesome and enjoyed it. My first ballet ever seen live :) Still more used to opera and orchestra however.
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