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Violinist Solomiya Ivakhiv and pianist Antonio Pompa-Baldi , piano (photos courtesy of Classical Music Communications)

CD review: Precision and solid performance in double concertos by Haydn and Hummel

Giorgio Koukl | 08 APR 2020 It is curious to note the geographical region of the two composers, Haydn and Hummel, who not only share the stylistic vicinity, the national provenance being both sons of the great Austro-Hungarian empire, […]

As real as it gets: music director Robert Soano leads the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. (source: of ASO)

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra introduces Virtual Stage, updates concert cancellations

Mark Gresham | 26 MAR 2020 @ 6:00am ET ATLANTA, GA— In the face of continuing concert cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as state and local governments place increasing restrictions on public gatherings and individual movement while urging […]

sandbox-Percussion (credit: Kjell van Sice)

CD Review: Sandbox Percussion shows its unique voice in “And That One Too”

Olivia Kieffer | 19 MAR 2020 On February 28, 2020, the New York quartet Sandbox Percussion released their debut album through Coviello Classics, And That One Too. The music on this album is both adventurous and listenable, and from […]

Rudolf Firkušný with his wife, Tatiana, at the entrance of Radio Switzerland in Lugano, 12 August 1974. (credit: Giorgio Koukl)

CD Review: Rudolf Firkušný, the Complete RCA and Columbia Album Collection (Sony Classical)

Giorgio Koukl | 12 FEB 2020 Rudolf Firkušný (1912-1994) was a Czech-born, Czech-American classical pianist. His family moved to a village in Moravia called Napajedla, then part of Austro-Hungarian empire and future Czechoslovakia, shortly before Rudolf was born his […]