A selection of M&V 'legend' articles
DVD Spotlight. Seldom Equalled - Michelangeli plays Beethoven, Galuppi and Scarlatti, and impresses Howard Smith. 'His relentless perfectionism allows him spellbinding precision ...'
Ensemble. Happy Melodies - Rossini's 'Il Turco in Italia' delights Maria Nockin
CD Spotlight. Instinctive Artistry - Jill Crossland plays Mozart and Beethoven, heard by Howard Smith. '... a distinctive, beautifully considered performance.'
CD Spotlight. An Appropriate Memorial - Songs by Moeran, Warlock and Geoffrey Stern, heard by Patric Standford. '... a well balanced programme and clean, clear studio performances ...'
Performances to Remember - Maria Nockin looks forward to San Diego Opera's 2011 season
Robustness and Transparency - Francis Jackson plays the organ of Derby Cathedral, heard by Mike Wheeler
Ensemble. A Major Success - Ricky Ian Gordon's 'Orpheus & Euridice', experienced by Maria Nockin
Profile. Important Skills - Maria Nockin talks to American mezzo Dolora Zajick
Mature and Considered - Stephen Savage plays Beethoven, heard by Julian Jacobson
DVD Spotlight. Intensity and Concentration - Kurt Masur conducts Richard Strauss, reviewed by Kelly Ferjutz. '... beautifully and confidently performed ...'
Ensemble. Suite Brolga - Music of David Salisbury at the 2009 Australian Festival of Chamber Music, reported by Malcolm Tattersall
A Labour of Love - John Suchet's 'The Treasures of Beethoven', read by Howard Smith
Record Box. Emotion and Rhythm - Concertos for string instruments by Laurent Petitgirard, reviewed by Patric Standford
Provocative thoughts, from Patric Standford - Fading celebrity
A star is reborn - BBC Legends, passing its one hundredth release, is appreciated by John Bell Young