Author Archives: Melinda Bargreen

Antioch Chamber Ensemble, Joshua Copeland, director. (

CD Review: Choral music of Robert Kyr shines in new album by Antioch Chamber Ensemble

Melinda Bargreen | 15 July 2021 for EarRelevant The arrival of a new recording from the highly regarded Antioch Chamber Ensemble, now in its 24th season with founding conductor Joshua Copeland, is always a noteworthy event for choral fans […]

Benjamin Appl, baritone, in recital with pianist José Gallardo; streamed from Konzarthaus Blaibach

Review: Benjamin Appl reveals voice of warmth and expressive clarity in Spivey Hall recital

BENJAMIN APPL April 25, 2021/span> Streamed from Konzarthaus Blaibach (Germany) Presented by Spivey Hall via Benjamin Appl, baritone José Gallardo, piano Melinda Bargreen | 27 APR 2021 One of the best ways to deal with a pandemic is […]

ASO principal guest conductor Sir Donald Runnicles (video frame / ASO)

Review: Sir Donald Runnicles leads the ASO in sparkling Mozart, artful Beethoven

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra April 8, 2021 Sir Donald Runnicles, conductor and pianist Christina Smith, flute Elisabeth Remy Johnson, harp MOZART: Concerto for Flute, Harp, and Orchestra in C major, K. 299/297c BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 4 in B♭ major, Op. […]