Jon Jacob talks to artists, writers, and audience members about classical music and the concert-going experience.
Conductor Richard Stamp and Aaron Copland's Clarinet Concerto
John Rutter's new 'Joseph Carol' premiered by the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra
Jon Jacob speaks to John Rutter, Bryn and Marios Papadopoulos MBE at a recording for the Oxford Philharmonic's digital Christmas concert dedicated to scientists who have discovered the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine.
The concert features the premiere of John Rutter's new carol 'Joseph Carol' and is available on the Oxford Philharmonic's YouTube and Facebook pages from 18th December.
Ivor Novello Composer Award Winner 2020 Richard Blackford
Soprano Katharine Dain and Pianist Sam Armstrong
Lifelong friends Katharine Dain and Sam Armstrong ended up quarantining together in Rotterdam for more time in 2020 than they anticipated. The result was a new album of music by Messaien, Debussy, Delbos, and Duitilleux. Buy it here >> https://lnk.to/KatharineDainRegardsSurLInfini
Composer and clarinettist Mark Simpson
Jon Jacob talks to composer and clarinettist Mark Simpson about a new release on the Orchid Classics label pairing Simpson's Geysir with Mozart's Gran Partita. Full credits via the Orchid Classics website. https://www.orchidclassics.com/releases/orc100150-mark-simpson/
Lucy Thraves from Classical Music Online
In the week that industry magazine Classical Music shifts to online, Jon Jacob speaks to its editor Lucy Thraves. Visit Classical Music online at https://www.classical-music.uk.