CLASSICAL ANCIENT AND MODERN

The LCO is one of the most prominent and acclaimed Lithuanian teams in the world. Since 2008, the renowned violin virtuoso Sergej Krylov has been its musical and artistic director.
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BRINGING FLAMENCO CLUB TO STAGE:

The nearly simultaneous movements for regional autonomy within Spain and the growth of a world music culture complicated flamenco’s relationship to Spanish national identity.
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music and dance speak a CODED LANGUAGE

I think the purpose of the material and style of the playing and performing by PielConPiel (Skin With Skin) is designed to encourage and generate wild imaginings.

HOW WE MAKE THE GREATEST HITS

The curators of these projects are like lawyers in the court of public opinion, arguing that a certain artist, a certain movement or a certain phase of an artist’s career has been undervalued and overlooked.

CLASSICAL MUSIC ACROSS EIGHT ISLANDS

The middle section of the programme was perhaps my favourite. It never fails to amaze me that musicians and their instruments are able to follow sidetracks & detours through musical gneres and time periods. This section of the programme, vocally and instrumentally of runs and riffs I recalled from my UK folk club days more than fifty years ago. Manuel was at his most powerful and impressive with these songs and the relationship between tenor and players must be very secure to cover such a range of music.

GO YOUR OWN WAY

I could definitely relate to the whole vision created by Brian Wilson´s songs (left) . It wasn’t about the subject matter; it was about Brian’s musical genius. Those songs were part of our community; it was where I lived. Of course, romantic angst is timeless and universal,” said Lindsey Buckingham

AMERICANA ATTRACTIONS

notions of authenticity tend to be rooted in nostalgia
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MUSIC IS THE THING CALLED LOVE

Peter Bogdanovitch may have made greater and more successful films than Thing Called Love, but the film and the soundtrack of that title formed a cornerstone on which stood so many of my song-writing heroes, introducing them to the UK for the first time. I have so many memories of people and places of that period of my life, and I can find them all quite easily, in a file tagged Thing Called Love. For that I will always be grateful to film producer and director Peter Bogdanovitch.

ALLISON RUSSELL: singer writer

Music was the last—Alzheimer’s couldn’t take it. She could sing every note.”

BIG STORM COMING,…one of these days

Steinar and Tom, collaboratively and individually, created music that, although it might still have many light years left to travel, will nevertheless continue, like all good music, will to find new pockets of audience.