Articles by Year: La Folia, 2007.

Haydn, Carter and Mahler at the BSO

When Elliott Carter ambled towards Symphony Hall’s proscenium to acknowledge the ovation for his Horn Concerto’s performance, it was hard to separate praise from encouragement.

Haydn, Carter and Mahler at the BSO

When Elliott Carter ambled towards Symphony Hall’s proscenium to acknowledge the ovation for his Horn Concerto’s performance, it was hard to separate praise from encouragement.

Practicing Ravel

I have an instrument at home, of course, but there’s something pleasurable in sneaking out of the house for a tryst with Brahms and Ravel.

Practicing Ravel

I have an instrument at home, of course, but there’s something pleasurable in sneaking out of the house for a tryst with Brahms and Ravel.

Into the Blue…

….Green and Pink: Edwin van der Heide performance, opening the 11th Academy for New Composition and Audio Art in Seefeld (Tirol)

Into the Blue…

….Green and Pink: Edwin van der Heide performance, opening the 11th Academy for New Composition and Audio Art in Seefeld (Tirol)

Top 12 Reasons Why Somebody Broke into a Warehouse and Stole Hundreds of Luigi Nono CDs

Hard to believe, but I’ve read reports of someone breaking into a Viennese storage facility specifically to steal the new col legno SACD recording of Nono’s Prometeo (WWE 2SACD 20605).

Top 12 Reasons Why Somebody Broke into a Warehouse and Stole Hundreds of Luigi Nono CDs

Hard to believe, but I’ve read reports of someone breaking into a Viennese storage facility specifically to steal the new col legno SACD recording of Nono’s Prometeo (WWE 2SACD 20605).

Italian Vacation 5.

Always-reliable mode’s charming portrait of two influential and beloved mid-century Italian composers begins with Petrassi’s spry Stravinsky centenary offering, scored for mandolin, guitar, viola, cello, double-bass and percussion.

Italian Vacation 5.

Always-reliable mode’s charming portrait of two influential and beloved mid-century Italian composers begins with Petrassi’s spry Stravinsky centenary offering, scored for mandolin, guitar, viola, cello, double-bass and percussion.

Armchair Operas 1

Dacapo describes Langgaard’s bizarre Antikrist as a “religious mystery opera,” “magnificent doomsday vision” and “full length nightmare.”

Armchair Operas 1

Dacapo describes Langgaard’s bizarre Antikrist as a “religious mystery opera,” “magnificent doomsday vision” and “full length nightmare.”

Mostly Symphonies 5.

This auspicious recording, the first on the CSO’s own label, is a keeper to shelve near Horenstein’s beloved Third.

Mostly Symphonies 5.

This auspicious recording, the first on the CSO’s own label, is a keeper to shelve near Horenstein’s beloved Third.

Words Fail Me 5.

Mackintosh fronts the Purcell Quartet, Dreyfus leads viol consort Phantasm and Haugsand has recorded decisive Bach.

Words Fail Me 5.

Mackintosh fronts the Purcell Quartet, Dreyfus leads viol consort Phantasm and Haugsand has recorded decisive Bach.

EA Bucket 7: Working Masters

The middle release in a Sub Rosa trio contains three Ferrari works defying simple explanation.

EA Bucket 7: Working Masters

The middle release in a Sub Rosa trio contains three Ferrari works defying simple explanation.

Words Fail Me 4.

Two on Ambronay

Words Fail Me 4.

Two on Ambronay