I have never had the honour of meeting Mark Geoffrey Kirshner in person but we were in constant contact online for many years through.
Norwegian born Ola Gjeilo (Yay-Lo) is one of the most frequently performed composers in the choral world; his debut album on a major record label has been released in April 2016 on Decca Classics.
An accomplished composer and pianist, improvisations overhis own choral works have become a trademark of his collaborations, and feature within the eleven tracks on this self-titled album Ola Gjeilo.
Few people in our lives affect us immensely even if you have known them for a short period.
This is a trait of great people who change the world even without knowing that they do.
Amaree Amare ancoraall’infinito…Uno strascicointerminabiledi piacere Anche fossesolo un oasidi passaggiouna cometauna manciata di stelletra le gambeanche soloun ebbro sorsorapimento…Anche fosse solo un illusione Perché l’Amoreè Amoree non cesserà maidi albeggiareal poetico abbandonodel corpoe dell’animafinché nuovo giorno ci sarà…’ ~ Catherine La Rose©2015 ~ Olio su tela di Henri Gervex, Rolla, 1878 was born in Zwolle in 1955 and completed his training at Academie Minerva, the academy of art in Groningen, in 1980.
Among his teachers were the renowned Dutch painters Wout Muller and Diederik Kraaijpoel.
Recorded with Isabel Leonard, Yvonne Naef, Susan Graham and the Saito Kinen Orchestra the album was named Best Opera Recording.
Alice Cooper and Rick Wakeman are among the performers on DECCA CLASSICS new symphonic version of Pink Floyds legendary album Wish You Were Here, released to mark its 40th anniversary.
The London Orion Orchestra were joined by the guitarists Dave Fowler and Steve Mc Elroy from The Australian Pink Floyd Show to record Wish You Were Here Symphonic, a project produced and masterminded by Pete Smith, working with the New Zealand conductor, Peter Scholes, who arranged the tracks and conducted the recording: the album was recorded, mixed and mastered at the world famous Abbey Road studios in London where the original Pink Floyd album was made.
Two landmark concertos receive sensational performances in Janine Jansens latest recording for Decca.
She will record her debut album in Vienna for release in August.