Composer of the Week
Composer of the Week: Andre Previn (1929-): From Andre...12/19/14
Previn discusses his personal and musical relationship with violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter.
COTW: Previn 19th December 2014
In conversation with Donald Macleod, celebrated conductor, composer, jazz performer and classical pianist Andre Previn discusses his remarkable life and music
Composer of the Week: Andre Previn (1929-): Guest Star: 'Andrew Preview'
Including Previn's famous appearance on the 1971 Morecambe and Wise Christmas Show.
Composer of the Week: Andre Previn (1929-): LSO Maestro, Mr Mia Farrow
Previn's role as LSO chief conductor and life in England with his third wife, Mia Farrow.
Composer of the Week: Andre Previn (1929-): Jazz Pianist Extraordinaire
Previn's success as a jazz pianist in the 1950s and marriage to lyricist Dory Langdon.
Composer of the Week: Andre Previn (1929-): From Nazi Germany to...
Previn's early life in pre-war Berlin and first experiences as a Hollywood film composer.
COTW: Schumann 12th December 2014
Donald Macleod explores the life and music of Robert Schumann, focusing on the literary influences that helped shape his work
COTW: Lord Berners 5th December 2014
Donald Macleod explores the life and music of the colourful and eccentric British composer Lord Berners. While he behaved as a very English gentleman, his compositions had a distinctive European slant.
COTW: Falla 28th November 2014
Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Spanish composer Manuel de Falla
COTW: Mozart 14th November 2014
Donald Macleod explores five key years of Mozart's life and presents five of his chamber works for solo wind and strings
COTW: Stradella 7th November 2014
Donald Macleod on the music of Alessandro Stradella. Highly respected and successful, he wrote in all genres: oratorios, cantatas, theatre music, opera seria, songs, and sacred and instrumental music
COTW: Khachaturian 31st October 2014
Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Aram Khachaturian, a composer whose colourful scores led him to be dubbed the 'Rubens of Russian Music'
COTW: Debussy 17th October 2014
Donald Macleod explores a less celebrated, but important, area of Debussy's output - his chamber works
COTW: Brahms Experience- Johannes Brahms
Exploring the friendship between Johannes Brahms and Clara Schumann, who would become a lifelong friend, critic and inspiration
COTW: Dyson 3rd October 2014
Donald Macleod explores the life and music of George Dyson, celebrated composer, broadcaster, teacher and author of the first manual on hand grenade use
COTW: Panufnik 26th September 2014
Donald Macleod celebrates the life and music of Warsaw-born composer Andrzej Panufnik
COTW: Donizetti 19th September 2014
Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Gaetano Donizetti, who composed almost 70 operas in 19th-century Italy
COTW: Rameau 12th September 2014
Donald Macleod is joined by Professor Graham Sadler to celebrate the work of one of the greatest figures in French musical history, composer and theorist Jean-Philippe Rameau
COTW: Dvorak 5th September 2014
Donald Macleod explores Dvorak's relationship with the British Isles, which he visited nine times between 1884 and 1896
COTW: Stravinsky 8th August 2014
Donald Macleod explores Igor Stravinsky's life and work up to the end of World War I, introducing rarely-heard and early compositions
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