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The prolific and erudite Twitter commentator, Adam Philp, AKA “The Symphonist“, has dedicated an extensive thread to celebrating the music of Philip Sawyers. He begins by naming the new recording of Sawyers’ Fourth Symphony and Hommage to Kandinsky with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales his “Record of the Week” and goes on to explore […]
This article was originally written for the Catholic Herald Next time you are listening to Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony or Mahler’s Second, imagine what it would have been like to be there for the first performance. Imagine the excitement of buying a ticket to hear a new Beethoven or Mahler symphony. Think of the impact […]
Re-blogged from the Colorado MahlerFest website. During the Mahler anniversaries of 2010-11, Norman Lebrecht published a book called Why Mahler? Now, as then, even the most fervent Mahlerian might well ask of any book on this subject, “Why Another Book About Mahler?” Musicologist, author and lapsed cellist, Stephen Johnson, has given us a compelling answer in […]
This essay was written for the launch of the now hugely- disrupted English Symphony Orchestra celebrations of Beethoven’s 250th birthday ahead of wonderful performances of the 7th and 8th Symphonies in January and early February. I hope we’ll all be sharing memorable concert experiences as musicians and listeners together soon Although it seems unlikely […]
A new five-star review in Musical Opinion from Guy Rickards for the 2nd, 10th and 12th Symphonies of Christopher Gunning with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales on Signum Records. “The Second’s journey through alternately dark and lighter expressive landscapes, with a mainly hushed central slow movement, is both haunting and powerful.” “The […]
TUNE IN Broadcast Premiere with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales BBC Radio 3 Afternoon Concert Friday, 10 April 2020 The large-scale symphonic poem Hommage to Kandinsky was commissioned by the Grand Rapids Symphony in celebration of the tenure of their longstanding Music Director, David Lockington, who premiered the work in September 2014. It is […]
A new review from Graham Rickson at The Arts Desk for Christopher Gunning’s 2nd, 10th and 12th Symphonies with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales on Signum Records Read the whole thing here. Christopher Gunning: Symphonies 2, 10 & 12 BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Kenneth Woods (Signum) You’ve probably heard Christopher Gunning’s music without realising it: he’s […]
Translated from the original Finnish Symphonies of aromas of rosemary and thyme SHARE:189 AKI YLI-SALOMÄKI PUBLISHED 1/21/2020 – 8:01 AM. The English composer Christopher Gunning (b. 1944) may be a name that is suddenly unknown to many. However, Gunning’s films and TV productions can be familiar with at least Agatha Christie’s filmmaking and the superb feathering series Garden Gardener (from Rosemary & Thyme ). The 75-year-old Gunning, […]