Tag Archives: Mark Buller

Thomas Hampson and Luca Pisaroni as the old and young Lorenzo Da Ponte. (credit: Lynn Lane)

Report: The Phoenix, a world premiere by Houston Grand Opera

Mark Buller | 06 May 2019 HOUSTON, TX—  I was privileged to attend the world premiere of The Phoenix by Tarik O’Regan and John Caird last week at Houston Grand Opera. This was HGO’s 66th world premiere, a feat […]

Pianist Giorgio Koukl in recital, 10 March 2019, Dobříš Castle, Hall of Mirrors, Dobříš, Czech Republic. (photo courtesy of Václav Tichý)

CD Review: Koukl proves an able match for Tansman’s piano music

Mark Buller | 23 APR 2019 TANSMAN: PIANO MUSIC Giorgio Koukl, pianist Grand Piano GP788 Release date: 8 FEB 2019 My introduction to the music of Alexandre Tansman (1897-1986) was some years ago, on the Naxos album Genesis Suite […]

Martin Hroch at the harpsichord.

CD Review: Martin Hroch, Harpsichord offers a fine introduction to Czech keyboardist

Mark Buller | 20 MAR 2019 Martin Hroch is a Czech harpsichordist whose career encompasses solo and chamber performing as well as teaching at the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Brno. His new, self-titled album juxtaposes […]

Edenwood Duo: guitarist Catherine Struys and cellist Wouter Vercruysse

CD Review: Edenwood Duo displays assurance, nuance in Another Place

by Mark Buller | 13 FEB 2019 The Belgian guitar/cello Edenwood Duo have, since their inception in 2016, worked to showcase recently-written works; indeed, given the relative scarcity of literature for this particular instrumentation, the need for new pieces […]