This performance of Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto no.2 op.18 by the Ukrainian pianist Anna Fedorova with the Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie conducted by Martin Panteleev was an instant YouTube sensation when the Dutch broadcaster Avrotos uploaded it to their channel. So much so that Fedorova went on to record it to CD. I like her playing she brings…
A consort group, mentored by bass Tim Jones, perform during a final showcase at St Martin-in-the-Fields.
I will admit that I’d never considered an organ as part of the line-up for this popular classic. But it works, and works well, which tells you a lot about how accomplished a musician Somerville College, Oxford’s, organ scholar Robert Smith is. PS:The singing’s good too :-). mfi
Let’s start the weekend with the Drakies. Enjoy :-) mfi
Out of the Blue, Oxford’s most well-known a capella group, live in session in the Taylorian Library with Jack Johnson’s classic, ‘Better Together’. Arrangement: Bobby Goulder (OOTB alumnus 2012-14) Performers (in soloist order): Charlie Hicks, Joel Fishel, Roshan Forouhi, Will Northcott, and Ollie Nicholls