14th Feb: Joyce DiDonato, Peter Hill, George London

Tuesday 14th February 2012

NY Times

Enduring Legacy of Encouragement

Establishing a career in opera has never been easy, and young singers need whatever help they can get. The great bass-baritone George London knew all about that.

The Telegraph

Schubert is needed now more than ever

The composer’s musical legacy contains more consolation for our loneliness than any other human creation.

LA Times

Getting ‘Moby-Dick’ opera up and sailing

Tenor Ben Heppner and composer Jake Heggie discuss the challenges of bringing Herman Melville’s American classic to San Diego’s Civic Theatre.


A change of cellist for the Emerson Quartet

After 34 years, a new cellist joins the ensemble

BBC Music Magazine 

Peter Hill

The world-renowned Messiaen interpreter on why he’s branched out to Bach with his latest recording

Joyce DiDonato wins Grammy

Mezzo-soprano receives standing ovation at ceremony