Pipedreams celebrates 40 years on the airwaves
America’s weekly radio programme Pipedreams is celebrating 40 years on the airwaves and has made its entire organ music archive freely available online.
Olivier Latry’s impressive Vespers improvisations on the Skrabl organ in Kensington
On 12 June 2022, BBC Radio 3 broadcast Choral Vespers for the Wednesday in the Octave of Pentecost, from the Church of Our Lady...
Video: Rupert Gough performs Jack Oades’s ‘Rorate Caeli Desuper’ for solo organ
Rupert Gough performs Jack Oades’s Rorate Caeli Desuper for solo organ, commissioned by Choir & Organ as part of our New Music partnership with the...
Henry Smart’s contribution to 19th-century church music
Nicholas Thistlethwaite considers the influence of organist-composer Henry Smart on church music and organs in the Victorian era.
Henry Smart died on 6 July 1879.
Video: Rupert Gough performs Matthew Shorten’s ‘Nebulae’ for solo organ
Rupert Gough performs Matthew Shorten’s Nebulae for solo organ, commissioned by Choir & Organ as part of our New Music partnership with the VOCES8...
Drawing on the past: Flentrop Orgelbouw’s new organ for the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
In designing a new organ for the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Flentrop Orgelbouw sought inspiration from the instruments of Arp Schnitger.Read More
Inside the workshop of Dobson Pipe Organ Builders
This feature about Dobson Pipe Organ Builders appeared in the July/August 2021 issue of Choir & Organ.Read More
Piano masterclass: Margaret Bonds’ ‘The Valley of the Bones’
Pianist and musicologist Samantha Ege explores the glorious blend of European classical music with a Negro spiritual in Margaret Bonds’ ‘The Valley of the...
Vouvant’s new Fossaert organ
This feature originally appeared in the March 2020 issue of Choir & Organ.
A new organ for a medieval French town was...
Video: Rupert Gough performs Nathan James Dearden’s ‘storms don’t last forever’
Rupert Gough performs Nathan James Dearden’s ‘storms don’t last forever’ for solo organ, commissioned by Choir & Organ as part of our New Music...
Online entertainment for opera lovers of all ages
Something from The Royal Opera that will keep children amused, is free, and draws from both opera and ballet productions without being too heavy-going;
Opera Now’s streaming choices for April 2021
The Opéra National de Paris provides an exciting new production of Aida for free,Read More
BBC reporter Zeinab Badawi: ‘Why I Love Opera’
In Opera Now‘s January/February 2021 issue, the journalist and broadcaster Zeinab Badawi discussed her love of opera and what she hopes to bring to...
Opera Now’s pick of operas online
In Travels From My Armchair (see page 43 of Opera Now’s March/April issue), Professor Anthony Ogus has given his recommendations of operas to watch...
Hera Hyesang Park: Opera Now’s cover artist in the March/April issue