Mission Harpsichord

Mission Harpsichord

Sunday Feature  March 15, 2015:  From the “skeletons copulating on a tin roof” jibes of conductor Sir Thomas Beecham to its unfavourable characterisation as the ideal instrument of the Addams Family, the harpsichord is an often misunderstood...

TRIO DOMANČIĆ EPHSTEIN MINKIN PLAY CROATIA CONCERT

TRIO DOMANČIĆ EPHSTEIN MINKIN PLAY CROATIA CONCERT

December 2014 – Kalabis’s Four Images op. 73 for flute and harpsichord, and the Sonata for Violin and Harpsichord, Op. 28 were performed by flautist Ane Domančić, violinist Evgenije Ephstein and on the harpsichord Marine Minkin. The Kalabis Piano...

Mahan Esfahani Recital

Mahan Esfahani Recital

Zuzana’s Last Student Mahan Esfahani, Zuzana’s last student, in recital in Prague in November 2018, at the The Bohuslav Martinů Institute (Bohuslav Martinů Foundation director Ales Brezina, a member of the Viktor Kalabis and Zuzana Ruzickova...

Featured Recording: 3 CD Box Set

Featured Recording: 3 CD Box Set

Czech composer Viktor Kalabis (1923-2006) was an unknown name to me when this 3-CD jewel box arrived in the mail. As I began scanning the Internet for basic research in writing this review, I was...

Viktor Kalabis, Czech Master

Viktor Kalabis, Czech Master

By Martin Anderson – “Only a small part of the capacious output of the Czech composer Viktor Kalabis – some 92 works, including five symphonies and nine concertos – ever made it onto LP and...

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