Alexander's Playlist: Ignaz Friedman: Complete Recordings (1923–1941)By Alexander NeefPosted in Alexander's Playlist
This week, I want to recommend Ignaz Friedman: Complete Recordings (1923–1941) from the Danarcord label. What fascinates me about Ignaz Friedman is how his life stands in relation to larger historical patterns of musical transmission and knowledge — how certain ways of playing are passed down through the years.
Celebrating Opera's FutureBy COC StaffPosted in News
Last night, as part of this year’s digital Montréal Pride Festival, the Canadian Opera Company presented Hadrian for the first time since its world premiere in 2018.[READ MORE]
Alexander's Playlist: Rameau: The Keyboard WorksBy Alexander NeefPosted in Alexander's Playlist
After taking a sojourn through Parsifal and The Marriage of Figaro, which were meant to be our fall operas this season, I wanted to offer something completely different for this week’s recommendation: Rameau: The Keyboard Works, recorded by the French pianist Marcelle Meyer and originally released in 1954.
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