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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Uri Caine’s ‘The Passion Of Octavius Catto’ Is Reviving Eclecticism

By Norman Lebrecht on May 22, 2020

Philadelphia composer Uri Caine's The Passion of Octavius Catto revives eclecticism in a convincing performance by the Catto Freedom Orchestra and the Philadelphia Choral Ensemble.
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SCRUTINY | Mundane Mysteries Is An Adventure In Theatre By Phone

By Paula Citron on May 20, 2020

Theatre by phone becomes an adventure over six days with Outside the March Theatre's The Ministry of Mundane Mysteries.
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SCRUTINY | Convergence Theatre’s ‘The Corona Variations’ Offers Fun Interactive Plays By Phone

By Paula Citron on May 15, 2020

In this time of plague and closed theatres, Convergence Theatre is actually trying to earn money with original material.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | A Bauhaus Inspired Piano Album To Tweak The Ear

By Norman Lebrecht on May 15, 2020

Formed by an original idea and a lot of unfamiliar sounds to tweak the ear, there, are 27 tracks on this album and not one of them is dull.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Please Don’t Tell Me You’ve Never Heard Of Otto Zykan

By Norman Lebrecht on May 8, 2020

The magnificent Heinrich Schiff premieres Viennese composer Otto M. Zykan's work for a musical conversation at a level we just don’t hear anymore.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | You Need To Add Paul Dessau To Your Lockdown Playlist

By Norman Lebrecht on April 24, 2020

This recording of chamber music offers a tantalising taste of Paul Dessau - a composer of fizzing vitality and originality we need to hear more of.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Howard Skempton Offers A Different Angle Of Contemplation For Times Of Isolation

By Norman Lebrecht on April 17, 2020

British minimalist composer Howard Skempton's 24 Preludes and Fugues showcases a musical mind working with the simplest of materials.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Peter Jablonski’s Scriabin Is One Of The Years Best (So Far)

By Norman Lebrecht on April 10, 2020

If you think Scriabin is best taken in small doses, Peter Jablonski's Mazurkas may leave you hungering for more.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | A Composer For Hard Times And Isolation

By Norman Lebrecht on April 3, 2020

In isolation, Viktor Ullmann dug deep and found wit and humour, his music persuasively interpreted in this Berlin Classics recording.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | What Can You Do With 3 Sopranos And 2 Altos? Be inventive, That’s What

By Norman Lebrecht on March 27, 2020

The all-women quintet Papagena have come up with a range of unaccompanied songs, settings and original commissions that often takes the breath away.
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