Insight With Beth Ruyak
August 14, 2014
Classical host Cale Wiggins reviews new recordings of Brahms’ Violin Sonatas by Yuja Wang and Leonidas Kavakos, the music of a forgotten Czech composer and Holst’s “The Planets” for one piano and four hands.
By Cale WigginsAugust 12, 2014
It is a peculiar coincidence that Gustav Holst completed the first sketch of Mars, the Bringer of War—his most bellicose piece of music—just before WWI began.
By Cale WigginsJuly 22, 2014
Part two in our series looking at composers and how WW1 impacted their lives and work. We continue with Ralph Vaughan Williams and look at his time spent on the Eastern Front.