A selection of M&V 'New Orleans' articles
New Year Blues - A roundup of recent London concerts by Bill Newman
CD Spotlight. Utmost Clarity - William Appling plays Joplin and Bach, heard by Howard Smith. '... consistently four square, honest, unpretentious ...'
CD Spotlight. Glittering Technique - Music by Gershwin for piano and orchestra, reviewed by Howard Smith. '... commendable drive and clarity.'
CD Spotlight. Poetic Lyricism - Tim Hugh and Olga Sitkovetsky at London's Wigmore Hall, enjoyed by Howard Smith. '... breathtaking musicianship captured my attention ...'
Ensemble. Velvety Tones - Farewell American performances by the Beaux Arts Trio and an Amernet String Quartet recital, reviewed by Lawrence Budmen
Ensemble. Dramatically Riveting - Maria Nockin at Arizona Opera's 'Lucia di Lammermoor'
Ensemble. Inner warmth - Bellini's 'Norma' in Denver, appreciated by Maria Nockin
Ensemble. The freedom of jazz - 'All Rise', by Wynton Marsalis, reviewed by Malcolm Miller
CD Spotlight. Bamboula! - The music of Louis Moreau Gottschalk, investigated by John Bell Young. '... unimpeachable authority and breathtaking virtuosity ...'