Fischer’s forces sing a Song of the Earth for the ages.
Greg Keane has been a Limelight contributor since 2008. He is a copywriter and has also lectured in music appreciation in the adult education sector. He has a prodigious collection of LPs and was previously a producer (aka the Dark Lord of Vinyl) of ABC Classic FM.
Articles by Greg Keane
A recording that shows Black Music also matters.
Music's cure for insomnia, slightly soporific.
The Tetlaffs deliver cool but searching late Beethoven.
A string of gems from an unjustly neglected composer.
The "other" SSO punches above its weight in Richard Strauss.
Grieg's neglected violin sonatas are a musical dose of vitamin D.
Much more Gold than Corn in this glorious CD.
Ferrier and Walter excel in Mahler's Swan Song.
Pollini rushes Beethoven’s final fence in an otherwise superb disc.
Zehetmair conquers the Everest of the solo violin repertoire.
Vänskä and the Minnesotans turn in heaven-sent Mahler.
Philippe Jordan’s Choral: trim, taut but not entirely terrific.