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6 interviews, and over 525 reviews of classical CDs, SACDs, DVDs, Blu-rays, and downloads in this 544-page issue!

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Chamorel, who wrote his own liner notes, says that “The Concerto No. 2 … is structured in a surprisingly similar fashion to that of op. 25,” ...

From whatever vantage point you wish to judge it, this recital by then-81-year-old Lowenthal is simply astounding, and not just because of his impeccable technical control....


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All of the music on Jerome Lowenthal’s new Bridge release is by composers who have been active in the lifetime of this veteran American pianist. In...

As promised at the end of my interview with John Axelrod in 37:3, here is the follow-up interview and review, covering John’s wrap-up of his Brahms...

Richard Locker has stretched the definition of his concept in order to fit some of these pieces in. Schubert’s “Serenade” and Massenet’s Élégie are here because...

Taken from the interview above: “The reason you’ve never heard of me as a composer is that I was pegged from the start as a performer...


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“Everyone is a winner. They leave the competition either as a prize-winner or a finalist.” Melvin Stecher and Norman Horowitz, founders and executive directors of the...

Kate Prestia-Schaub is a Southern California flutist and piccolo player whose debut recording is making waves. She not only plays chamber music, she is also a...

Cellist Richard Locker has made a number of beautiful recordings and established himself as one of the top artists in the highly competitive world of New...

One of the perks of being asked to write interviews for Fanfare is that you are often introduced to composers and musicians with whom you were...

Fanfare readers have met Barbara Harbach in interviews by Robert Schulslaper in 33:3 and Colin Clarke in 35:6. In the latter issue, I also reviewed three...

INTERSECTION: Jazz Meets Classical Song is the most personal of all my discs,” soprano Patrice Michaels confides about her new June release on the Cedille...