Fortepianist Els Biesemans and violinist Meret Lüthi play music by the neglected but commendable Classical composer, Johann Franz Xaver Sterkel.
When life give you lemons…make lemonade. It seems that’s what Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf decided to do.
Keyboard music by Johann Wilhelm Hässler, played on harpsichord, clavichord, and fortepiano.
Mendelssohn's three sonatas for violin and fortepiano played on 19th century period instruments.
Chopin’s famous concertos played on two original Erard grand pianos.
Jones is one of the most common surnames in England, as is John for a given name. But do you know the 18th century contemporary of Handel, John Jones?
“No description, no imagination can do justice to these compositions...the admiration of the musical world."
The string quartet is the pinnacle of Classical chamber music, but the string trio doesn’t get the same respect!
When asked to name a famous Polish pianist-composer before Chopin but after Haydn, how many would come up with the name Franciszek Lessel?
This hour, we’re looking at families wired for song! Plus, music from Jordi Savall and his two musical offspring.