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Interview,Miloš Karadaglić on The Moon and the Forest

The Montenegrin guitarist talks to Katherine about recording two new concertos written especially for him: Joby Talbot's Ink Dark Moon and Howard Shore's The Forest.

This form of opera came to the fore in wealthy courts across Europe, royalty frequently patrons of composers, but it rapidly became an art form that appealed to all classes, George Friedrich Handel’s work, for example, wildly popular in England. Some of the major opera composers of this period were Antonio Vivaldi, Handel and Jean-Baptiste Lully. Opera Welcome to Talk Classical - A community covering every aspect of classical music! You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features.

Upcoming classical concerts and opera being live streamed. 29 January – 30 May: Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) has joined forces with South Africa’s acclaimed Buskaid Soweto String Ensemble to present a stunning on-demand concert series, curated from the ensemble’s most memorable concert moments of the last five years.

Announcement,Presto Music Mobile App available now

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We’re so excited to announce that the Presto Music app is live for both iPhone and Android!

Presto Chart,The Presto Chart - April 2021

Our 25 best-selling titles across all formats for April, with young British guitarist Alexandra Whittingham's debut recording on Delphian in first place (despite not being released until 28th May!)...

Obituary,Anthony Payne (1936-2021)

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The British composer, whose works included an 'elaboration' of Elgar's unfinished Third Symphony and numerous compositions for his late wife Jane Manning, has died aged 84.

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Presto Music Podcast,Episode 17 Bonus: Pierrot Lunaire with Patricia Kopatchinskaja

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Opera In The Classical Period

For this special bonus episode of the podcast, Patricia Kopatchinskaja tells us about her longstanding relationship with Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire.

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