Issue 38:1
Sept/Oct 2014
Magazine Contents

Feature Articles

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...

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...

As a composer, organist, and scholar, Barbara Harbach is of course quite well known and needs no introduction to either the scholarly world or public at...

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...

This is an attractive and somewhat exotic disc. The music has the “eastern” sound we would expect, much of it folk inspired. The majority of the...

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...

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...

Since I was fortunate enough to review Richard Locker’s first entry in this series, Jewish Cello Masterpieces (not designated Vol. I, but that’s what it was)...

Richard and Martha Locker, who play cello and piano, have given us another delightful recording of Jewish music to enjoy on festive days. Their first

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...

A whole disc of music for piccolo presumably aims for a fairly specialized market (piccolo and/or flute players) but is not necessarily limited to that. Kate...

Kate Prestia-Schaub’s debut CD, Timeless , offers a trio of pleasures: her brilliant virtuosity, the opportunity to hear eight new compositions, and the rare gratification of...

“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...