Donnacha Dennehy’s latest release is an essential statement, a document of his works for orchestra written throughout his 30s. Stream the entire album all this week.
In 2014, blogger Fred Plotkin heard 76 opera performances by 28 companies. "I am happy to report that there is a lot of wonderful, innovative work being done everywhere," he reports.
For this downloadable podcast we offer the nativity scene as rendered in Morten Lauridsen's choral piece, performed by the Cathedral Choir of St. John the Divine.
Recorded live at Corpus Christi Church in New York, the veteran vocal ensemble Anonymous 4 sings medieval music from England, France and Spain that praises the Virgin Mary.
The year 2014 saw plenty of highs and lows in classical music, as we hear from music critics Anne Midgette, David Patrick Stearns and Zachary Woolfe.
- Critics Choose Their Top Classical Albums of 2014
- Stolen Viola Found Smashed in Vacant Lot
- Playlist: From Copland to Golijov, Cuba's Influence on Classical Music
- New York City Ballet Names Andrew Litton Music Director
- Nuns Vied With Bach For Top-Selling Albums of 2014